Make no myth-take--this book is indispensable.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology explores the gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and angels of the myths from every corner of the globe. Additionally, it explores the parallels between every culture and the striking similarities in mythic figures and the structure, action, wording, and result of the stories themselves.
*Covers Egyptian, Celtic, Teutonic, Norse, Japanese, Mexican, Native American, and other myths
*Features information on The Hero's Journey--the cycle of myth according to Jung, Campbell, and others
*Appendixes include a glossary of terms and both a general and a subject Index
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June 30, 2008
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