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    Mythology of the World: A Box Set of Three Encyclopedias: Ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Norse, Chinese, Indian and Japanese (Paperback) By (author) Arthur Cotterell, By (author) David M. Jones, By (author) Brian Molyneaux, By (author) Rachel Storm

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    DescriptionThe myths and legends of four continents are vividly brought to life in illustrated encyclopedias that inform, delight and intrigue. The encyclopedia of classical mythology describes the central mythical figures of Ancient Greece and Rome, the Celtic heroes and the Nordic gods. The volume on the mythology of the American nations describes the belief systems, sacred spaces and rituals of the North American Indian and the Inuits, and of the Aztec, Inca and Maya nations. The guide to the myths of India, Egypt, China and Japan presents some of the most powerful and evocative mythologies and religions from the mystical Middle and Far East, with exciting tales of gods, spirits, demons and black magic. Each volume is structured in an instantly acesible A-Z format, with 1500 colourful photographs, maps and paintings.


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    Title
    Mythology of the World
    Subtitle
    A Box Set of Three Encyclopedias: Ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Norse, Chinese, Indian and Japanese
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Arthur Cotterell, By (author) David M. Jones, By (author) Brian Molyneaux, By (author) Rachel Storm
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 792
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 2,200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780754823650
    ISBN 10: 0754823652
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A13284500
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 201.3
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A13280000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    B&T Approval Code: A13283500
    DC22: 201/.3
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 201.303
    LC classification: BL312 .I66 2011
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHDA, QRS
    Illustrations note
    1500 photographs
    Publisher
    Anness Publishing
    Imprint name
    LORENZ BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Arthur Cotterell is the author of the best-selling Dictionary of World Mythology. Brian Molyneaux PhD specializes in the human use of the landscape, art and ideology. David M Jones PhD has written many articles on Mesoamerican and South American art for the Macmillan Dictionary of Art. Rachel Storm is a journalist and author specializing in religion, alternative religion and spirituality.