Giants, Monsters, and Dragons

Giants, Monsters, and Dragons

An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth

Book - 2000
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A richly illustrated encyclopedia that describes individual beings in their cultural context, grouping them across cultures and explaining common mythological themes.

This illustrated encyclopedia not only identifies and describes individual beasts in their cultural context, but also groups them together across cultures and discusses common mythological strands and conceits. An extensive bibliography and useful appendixes assist further learning for students of all levels.


• Provides an extensive bibliography

• Includes useful appendixes that encourage further learning for students at all levels

• Fully illustrated


A richly illustrated encyclopedia that describes individual beings in their cultural context, grouping them across cultures and explaining common mythological themes.



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Drawing mostly from secondary sources, Rose, who is given no credentials, presents short entries on a great many creatures as well as countries and creature types. Her coverage is weighted toward European, and especially Celtic and Norse, mythology, but she does include many from Africa, Asia, Australia, and Middle East as well. The information is not particularly accurate. The illustrations are line drawings and some block prints in a 19th-century style. The references are entry-specific. A country index supports the alphabetical listing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Presents short entries on creatures and legends from European, Celtic, and Norse mythology, as well as from African, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Australian traditions.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000
ISBN: 9780874369885
0874369886
Branch Call Number: 398.2 RO
Characteristics: xxix, 428 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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