The Oxford Companion to World MythologyBook - 2005
Written by David Leeming, one of the world's most trusted voices on mythology, The Oxford Companion to World Mythology, is a lively, non-pedantic, yet intellectually sound book that will engage the reader and reveal the extraordinary depth and beauty of the world of myth. Featuring thousands of articles on heroes, villains, mythologists, and mythological approaches in an A-Z format, the Companion also offers an extensive bibliography, pantheonic family trees, and charts of equivalent deities. Containing approximately seventy-five black and white maps and illustrations, plus dozens of colour images, this is the perfect reference for everyone interested in mythology.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005
Characteristics: xxxvii, 469 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm