Mythology of the World

Mythology of the World

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From the ancient Greeks to the Aztecs, people across the world have created a rich tapestry of stories, characters, and beliefs to explain the mysteries of creation and the forces of nature and death. Mythology of the World examines both ancient and contemporary cultures and explores their unique myths and legends, carrying every myth across centuries to today's readers. Mythology of the World's sparkling, readable text covers more than fifty myths from Europe, Asia, America, Africa, Australia, and Oceania. It includes a directory of gods, humans, monsters, and animals.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 159 pages
  • 221 x 276.9 x 22.9mm | 1,065.95g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • 0753457792
  • 9780753457795
  • 1,735,527

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Children's Literature In this spectacular account, young scholars can glean just how primitive peoples interpreted their world and then used myth to justify the present and glorify the past.show more

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