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Jan 11, 2022
| ISBN 9780744039573
May 15, 2018
| ISBN 9781465473370
May 15, 2018
| ISBN 9781465477491
Dec 03, 2019
| 875 Minutes
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Jan 11, 2022 | ISBN 9780744039573
May 15, 2018 | ISBN 9781465473370
May 15, 2018 | ISBN 9781465477491
Dec 03, 2019 | ISBN 9780744023039
Discover the enchanting world of mythology — from Loki and Thor to Viracocha and Cúchulainn.Authoritative and engrossing, this guide to mythology retells and explains more than 80 well-known myths and legends. Perfect for the modern reader, it offers you a fresh look at these fascinating myths and what they mean to the cultures that created them.This indispensable reference book about mythology is packed with: • Global coverage of world myths, profiling everything from the famous tales of the Greeks, Norsemen and Egyptians to the legends of the Caribbean, the Americas, Oceania and East Asia. • Thought-provoking quotes, graphics and flow-charts demystify the central ideas of each mythological narrative. • More than 80 classic myths retold and explained. • Boxes that place the myths in their cultural and historical context. Get ready to explore the compelling worlds and characters depicted in myths and legends through engaging text and eye-catching graphics. You’ll come face-to-face with Zeus, the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, discover the trickster god, Maui, and meet Hades, the ruler of the underworld.Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman and Norse myths, this mythology and folklore book delves into the stories woven by the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee and Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence. It will intrigue and delight fans of all things mythology!The series simply explained. The Mythology Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series from DK. It uses innovative graphics along with engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand.
Enter the world of myths and legends with this unforgettable compendium that spans the centuries and crosses the continents to share the greatest stories of all time. Sit back and enjoy more than 80 classic myths retold for the modern reader with engaging text and eye-catching graphics. Part of the Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book introduces the great and the good, from the gods of ancient Greece to the stories of the Cherokee People of North America. Going beyond the ancient worlds, this book brings to life influential tales of Aboriginal Australians and the Aztecs, each packed with compelling characters, plot twists and turns, and incredible insight into human existence.Discover the lessons behind every story and get to the heart of cultures far and wide through the inspiring narratives that capture the way communities work together to make sense of the world around them.
This is essential reading for everyone who delights in stories of imagination, action, and adventure, taking new generations back in time to love and learn from the stories of the past.
More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife, narrated by Emma Fenney. The Mythology Book explores the compelling worlds and characters depicted in myths and legends. Delve into each myth and discover the meanings behind these stories, getting to the heart of their significance to different cultures worldwide. More than just stories, myths are testament to the amazing creativity of humans striving to explain and make sense of the world around them. Revisit your favorite myths and discover brand new ones – discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc, Thor with his mighty hammer, and Hades, ruler of the underworld. Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse myths this audiobook delves into the stories woven by the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee, and Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence.© 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio
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