Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology, Volume 1
C. Scott Littleton
Marshall Cavendish, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 140 pages
Contains approximately 250 alphabetized entries on deities, concepts, practices, places, and objects related to the mythologies of cultures throughout history, including the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Celts, Aztecs, Native Americans, Scandinavians, Africans, Chinese, and many others, and features color photos and sidebars.
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