Explore global mythology with this comprehensive visual guide
Discover the world’s greatest myths and legends – from Greek mythology to Norse mythology – in this comprehensive guide.
What did Japanese mythology say about the beginning of the Universe? How did Oedipus become the classic tragic hero in Greek mythology? Who brought about the origin of death in Maori mythology? Combining vivid retellings of famous legends with over 1,000 illustrations of characters, famous artworks, and artifacts, Myths and Legends makes it easier than ever before to understand the stories that are central to every culture.
Philip Wilkinson is a nonfiction author, educated at Corpus Christi College at Oxford. Since becoming an author, after a career as an editor, he has written more than 40 books, specializing in history, religion, architecture, and the arts. His books… More about Philip Wilkinson