A comprehensive reference to the extraordinary tales and legends of the ancient world's most fascinating and beguiling mythologies. An authoritative A to Z of the mythical figures of two continents, with copious cross-references. Over 1,000 alphabetical entries describing the central mythical figures of each culture and their importance to the ancient civilizations of their day. Illustrated with over 1,000 images spanning fifteen centures of fine art, from the ancient world to the present day, including specially commissioned artworks. Pictorial spreads on the mythical themes and symbols central to each culture.
|17 cm x 22 cm 512 page softcover.|