The Friendly Guide to Mythology: A Mortal's Companion to the Fantastical Realm of Gods Goddesses Monsters Heroes

The Friendly Guide to Mythology: A Mortal's Companion to the Fantastical Realm of Gods Goddesses Monsters Heroes

Nancy Hathaway


How used to be the area as we all know it created? What does it suggest to be a hero? the place will we move after we die? Why are flood myths so ubiquitous? an individual who has reflected those and different questions on humanity's historic ideals might be serious about The pleasant consultant to Mythology. concentrating on Greek and Roman mythology yet together with myths from Africa, Asia, Australia, northern Europe, and the Americas, The pleasant advisor to Mythology is stuffed with compelling tales of gods, goddesses, mortals, and monsters. fantastically ornamented with photographs, line drawings, and prices, this exciting consultant additionally contains an A-to-Z directory of the world's such a lot eye-catching goddesses; profiles of well-known writers, creditors, and interpreters of myths; and interesting sidebars. that includes myths of affection, knowledge, and experience in addition to these of violence, jealousy, and natural folly, this obtainable assortment deals interesting perception into the human psyche and brings our wealthy mythological historical past delightfully into concentration.

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