Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters: An Encyclopedia of World Mythology
ISBN 10: 0439042895 / 0-439-04289-5
ISBN 13: 9780439042895
Publication Date: 2000
This paperback edition of Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters illuminates the major figures in world mythology through biographical entries, sidebars, and museum art.
This comprehensice look at mythology describes central mythical figures, summarize their stories, and highlights the ceremonies, festivals, and customs associated with each figure. Each of the fifteen chapters covers a seperate area of the world. Sidebars encourage children to make connections between cultures by pointing out the similarities of customs and beliefs among them and the influences of myth on literature and language.
The fine art reproduced in the book comes from museums
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