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The mythology handbook

Hestia Evans

The mythology handbook

a course in ancient Greek myths

by Hestia Evans

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Published by Candlewick Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, Greek

  • About the Edition

    This highly informative, interactive handbook explores the amazing myths of ancient Greece. Brimming with facts and special features, it also contains maps and many heroic and monstrous activities.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Hestia Evans ; edited by Dugald A. Steer and Clint Twist.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsSteer, Dugald., Twist, Clint.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL783 .E93 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606179M
    ISBN 100763642916
    ISBN 109780763642914
    LC Control Number2008935650

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    A Handbook of Hindu Mythology. Hindus have one God. They also have million gods: male gods, female gods, personal gods, family gods, household gods, village gods, gods of space and time, gods for specific castes and particular professions, gods who reside in trees, in animals, in minerals, in geometrical patterns and in man-made objects. Book Description Candlewick Press (MA) 3/1/, Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. The Mythology Handbook: A Course in Ancient Greek Myths. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS/5().

    Handbook of Hindu Mythology offers a number of pathways by which to approach Hinduism's ever-changing gods and goddesses (e.g., Brahm?‰, Vishnu, Siva), spiritual verses (such as the vedas), secular epics (including the R?‰m?‰yana and the Mah?‰bh?‰rata), myths within myths, devotional and esoteric traditions, psychic and yogic disciplines, and magical this handbook.   The Norse mythology Handbook is the single and largest Norse mythology reference book. This compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. It will be your go-to source for any Norse mythology : Margaret Rocha.


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