This is your essential guide to the classic myths and legends that have shaped the foundations of modern culture. The epic quests, fantastical creatures, creation myths, the endless battle between good and evil, and the iconic heroes, gods and goddesses that have inspired art and literature for centuries can all be found in this comprehensive guide. The book touches not only on the mythology of ancient Greece and Rome, but also on Native American folklore, Chinese legends, and Celtic, Norse, and Scottish mythology.

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