Dictionary of World Mythology

Arthur Cotterell

Dictionary of World Mythology

Arthur Cotterell

ISBN:

9780192177476

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

26 Apr 2017

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Oxford Paperback Reference

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Description

Arthur Cotterell's fascinating book sets out clearly the chief myths of the world and explains why different mythologies arose in different lands, from the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia to the mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India.

Authors

Arthur Cotterell , Principal, Kingston upon Thames College of Further Education

Arthur Cotterell is Principal of Kingston upon Thames College of Further Education. He has written several books on the ancient civilizations of East Asia and is the editor of The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations and The Cassell Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends.

Reviews

`An excellent reference book, as well as a good book for dipping into at leisure.'
Greek Review