The "Times" World Mythology

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A single-volume comprehensive reference work covering the principal mythologies from Greece and Rome, to Norse Myths, the gods of Egypt, China and India. From the siege of Troy to the twilight of the Norse gods at Ragnarok and the mysteries of the animal-headed gods of Egypt, the myths of the world have exercised an enduring fascination for their power and insight into ancient and traditional cultures. Expert contributors provide authoritative and detailed text, accessible to everyone, from novice to expert. With 60 full-colour maps and 300 photos, the book is well-illustrated and combines visual impact with a wealth of information.

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William G. Doty is Chair of Religious Studies and Professor at the University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa. He is a prolific writer, translator and editor who has published 14 books and over 70 essays. His works include Mythography: The Study of Myths and Rituals. He is editor of the journal Mythosphere.

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Book Description Times Books, London, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new. First edition. 256 pages. With coloured plates, maps & illustrations. A single-volume comprehensive reference work covering the principal mythologies from Greece and Rome, to Norse Myths, the gods of Egypt, China and India. From the siege of Troy to the twilight of the Norse gods at Ragnarok and the mysteries of the animal-headed gods of Egypt, the myths of the world have exercised an enduring fascination for their power and insight into ancient and traditional cultures. Expert contributors provide authoritative and detailed text, accessible to everyone, from novice to expert. With 60 full-colour maps and 300 photos, the book is well-illustrated and combines visual impact with a wealth of information. About the AuthorWilliam G. Doty is Chair of Religious Studies and Professor at the University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa. He is a prolific writer, translator and editor who has published 14 books and over 70 essays. His works include Mythography: The Study of Myths and Rituals. He is editor of the journal Mythosphere. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Mythology; Religion; Social and Cultural History; Britain/UK; Modern; ISBN/EAN: 9780007131396. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000344. Bookseller Inventory # 000344

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