Lost Lands, Forgotten Realms

Lost Lands, Forgotten Realms

Bob Curran


There are locations that occur in literature or in film--mystical and mythical locations whose names will be normal yet approximately which we all know little. We nod knowingly on the reference, yet are frequently left brooding about approximately locations resembling Atlantis, the misplaced land crushed by means of the ocean, or El Dorado, the impressive urban that vanished someplace within the South American jungles. different names are extra evocative--Mount Olympus, the backyard of Eden, the mystic Isle of Avalon, and Davy Jones' Locker. yet did such areas really exist and if this is the case, the place have been they, and what particularly occurred? What are the traditions and legends linked to them? within the interesting new ebook, misplaced Lands, Forgotten geographical regions, historian Dr. Bob Curran units out to discover the solutions through traveling to the far-flung corners of the realm and to the outer reaches of human mind's eye. inside of you are going to: * Climb the excessive mountains looking for the legendary Shangri-La * Navigate the deep swamps and jungles in a quest for the Seven towns of Cibola * go back and forth to the depths of the darkish oceans to appear for sunken lands equivalent to Lemuria and Lyonesse * adventure unspeakable possibility in a realm hardly visited by way of men--the subterranean lair of Judaculla * become aware of the secrets and techniques of Heliopolis, Yggradsil, Hy Brasail, the dominion of Prester John, Llyobia, and the hole Hills. packed with lavish illustrations by way of acclaimed artist Ian Daniels, misplaced Lands, Forgotten nation-states takes you on an excellent and infrequently terrifying trip, combining mythological and mythical stories with historic truth.

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