From the ancient Greeks to the Aztecs and from the indigenous peoples of Oceania to native North Americans, 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. In this important volume, the mythologies of the ancient worlds are brought vividly to life.
Here, one of the foremost experts on world mythology, Arthur Cotterell, brings together a team of authors to depict the world's most significant mythological figures and most enthralling stories. Special illustrated features focus on unifying mythological themes such as Creation and the Universe, Ordering the World, Death and Sacrifice, and Oracles and Prophecies.
Illustrated with more than 1500 photographs and works of art, this comprehensive guide to the myths and legends of the world is both accessible and timeless in its universal appeal.
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Date of Publication: 01/11/2022