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Gods and heroes : mythology around the world / Korwin Briggs.

Briggs, Korwin (author.).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523503780
  • ISBN: 1523503785
  • Physical Description: ix, 289 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Legend -- Glossary -- Amaterasu -- Anansi -- Aphrodite -- Apollo -- Artemis -- Aten -- Athena -- Baal -- Baldr -- Brahma -- Coyote -- Cú Chulainn -- The dagda -- Dragons -- Enki -- Ereshkigal -- Eshu -- Freya -- Gaia -- Ganesha -- Giants -- Gilagemsh -- Hades -- Hathor -- Heimdall -- Hera -- Heracles -- Horus -- Inanna -- Indra -- Isis -- Izanami and Izanagi -- The Jade emperor -- Kali -- Kintu -- Leizu -- Loki -- Maui -- Mithra -- Monsters -- The Morŕigna -- Nature spirits and elementals -- Njord -- Nu gua -- Odin -- Okuninushi -- Osiris -- Parvati -- Pele -- Perun -- Quetzalcoatl -- Ra -- Rama -- Raven -- Sedna -- Seth -- Shiva -- Sun Wukong -- Susanoo -- Tane -- Tengri -- Tezcatlipoca -- Thor -- Thoth -- Underworlds -- Viracocha -- Vishnu -- The wawilak sisters -- White buffalo calf woman -- Xbalanque and Hunahpu -- The yellow emperor -- Yi -- Zeus.
Summary, etc.:
"Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they even began. Okuninushi, the Japanese hero who defeated eighty brothers to become king and then traded it all for a chance at immortality. Featuring more than 70 characters from 23 cultures around the world, this A-to-Z encyclopedia of mythology is a who's who of powerful gods and goddesses, warriors and kings, enchanted creatures and earthshaking giants whose stories have been passed down since the beginning of time--and are now given fresh life for a new generation of young readers. "-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8+.
Subject: Mythology > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Greek > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Roman > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Norse > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Chinese > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, African > Juvenile literature.

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