The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend (2 Volumes) (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)

The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend (2 Volumes) (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)

Anthony S. Mercatante


Thoroughly revised and increased, The evidence on dossier Encyclopedia of global Mythology and Legend, moment Edition provides an incomparable survey of myths, fables and legends from around the globe and during the a long time. This complete paintings explores the folkways and ideology of historical, sleek and Western cultures and their connections to the world's significant scriptural traditions - Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim.

Entries include:

· Summaries of significant myths, folktales and fables

· photos of gods, heroes, saints, demons, and different mythic figures

· Meanings and origins of botanical, zoological, and different photos and motifs

· The impression of myths and legends on paintings, tune and literature

Completely revised with new entries and illustrations, this variation additionally positive aspects an up-to-date creation and bibliography and a accomplished procedure of cross-references. An index of myths and legends prepared via tradition and ethnic team makes this reference available to either highschool and undergraduate scholars and researchers.

From Greek and Roman to Norse and local American gods, Aesop's Fables to the stories of the Brothers Grimm, the biblical Abraham to Abraham Lincoln, it is a attention-grabbing and worthy source for college students of paintings, background or literature, or for somebody who enjoys myths, legends and fables.

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