The Resource Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world, written by Philip Wilkinson ; consultant, Neil Philip

Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world, written by Philip Wilkinson ; consultant, Neil Philip

Label
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world
Title
Illustrated dictionary of mythology
Title remainder
heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world
Statement of responsibility
written by Philip Wilkinson ; consultant, Neil Philip
Title variation
Mythology
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Organized by geographic region and with characters from the same stories and episodes grouped together, this comprehensive book is an excellent reference tool. Legendary heroes appear with their adversaries to set each myth in context, as do gods and goddesses of the underworld and mythical beasts
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Wilkinson, Philip
Dewey number
291.1/3/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL303
LC item number
.W55 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Philip, Neil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mythology
Label
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world, written by Philip Wilkinson ; consultant, Neil Philip
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Partial contents: Creation myths -- Heroes and tricksters -- Mythical monsters -- Western Asia (Creation myths of Mesopotamia; Other Western Asian gods) -- Ancient Egypt (Egyptian creation; Egyptian underworld; Fertility and animal gods) -- India (Brahman and the triad; Hindu gods and heroes) -- China and Japan (Major Chinese gods; Popular Chinese gods; Major gods of Japan; Lesser gods of Japan) -- The classical world (The Olympians; Lesser Greek gods; Loves of the gods; Companions of the gods; Greek heroes; Trojan War; Odyssey; Roman heroes; Roman gods and goddesses)
  • Partial contents (cont): Northern and Eastern Europe (Norse creation; Gods of Asgard; Norse enemies; Finnish myths; Slavic myths; Celtic mythology; King Arthur) -- The Americas (Inuit; Eastern North America; The Great Plains; West Coast; Southwest--Maya, Aztec, Inca) -- Africa (Creation and nature; Animals and tricksters) -- Australasia and Oceania (Australia; Pacific Islands)
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (128 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035615194
Label
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world, written by Philip Wilkinson ; consultant, Neil Philip
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Partial contents: Creation myths -- Heroes and tricksters -- Mythical monsters -- Western Asia (Creation myths of Mesopotamia; Other Western Asian gods) -- Ancient Egypt (Egyptian creation; Egyptian underworld; Fertility and animal gods) -- India (Brahman and the triad; Hindu gods and heroes) -- China and Japan (Major Chinese gods; Popular Chinese gods; Major gods of Japan; Lesser gods of Japan) -- The classical world (The Olympians; Lesser Greek gods; Loves of the gods; Companions of the gods; Greek heroes; Trojan War; Odyssey; Roman heroes; Roman gods and goddesses)
  • Partial contents (cont): Northern and Eastern Europe (Norse creation; Gods of Asgard; Norse enemies; Finnish myths; Slavic myths; Celtic mythology; King Arthur) -- The Americas (Inuit; Eastern North America; The Great Plains; West Coast; Southwest--Maya, Aztec, Inca) -- Africa (Creation and nature; Animals and tricksters) -- Australasia and Oceania (Australia; Pacific Islands)
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (128 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035615194

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