The Illustrated Book of Myths: Tales & Legends of the World
D. Kindersley, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
Myths are grouped by theme under such headings as Creation, Fertility and Cultivation, Gods and Men, and the Afterlife, allowing readers to compare similar stories from different parts of the world and to gain insight into other cultures. Background information about historical and cultural events includes photos of places and objects mentioned in each story.
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