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Pears encyclopaedia of myths and legends

Sheila Savill

Pears encyclopaedia of myths and legends

by Sheila Savill

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Published by Pelham in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology.,
  • Legends.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sheila Savill ; general editors, Mary Barker and Christopher Cook.
    ContributionsBarker, Mary, 1903-, Cook, Chris, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL311 .S24 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4590406M
    ISBN 100720708346
    LC Control Number77352542

    Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek and Norse mythology, and a range of other cultures across more than tales/5(10). This exhaustive and compellingly readable reference work offers alphabetical entries on every aspect of the subject, including descriptions of hundreds of individual legends and their variations, legend themes, and scholarly approaches to the genre. Other entries discuss the relationship of urban legends to literature, film, comic books, music, and many other areas of popular culture.5/5(1).

    Buy The Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends New edition by Gordon, Stuart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). We have always conjured up creatures never seen in nature, from flying horses and two-headed birds to fire-breathing dragons and enormous killer skunks, as well as fantastic distortions of our own image, from giants to nubile maidens. In these pages you will meet extraordinary beings from Hindu and Navajo religions, Scandinavian tales, Russian folklore, Lithuanian stories, Irish oral history 5/5(4).

      The Encyclopaedia Of Celtic Myth And Legend book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The original texts, which are the basis /5.   "Here there be dragons"--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2, monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side.5/5(1).


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