The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology (Paperback)

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Make no myth-takethis book is indispensable.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology explores the gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and angels of the myths from every corner of the globe. Additionally, it explores the parallels between every culture and the striking similarities in mythic figures and the structure, action, wording, and result of the stories themselves.
Covers Egyptian, Celtic, Teutonic, Norse, Japanese, Mexican, Native American, and other myths
Features information on The Hero's Journeythe cycle of myth according to Jung, Campbell, and others
Appendixes include a glossary of terms and both a general and a subject Index.

About the Author


Nathan Brown is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps, a martial arts expert, a manga devotee, and, currently, an English major and humanities minor in his junior year at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781592577644
Publisher: ALPHA
Publication Date: July 1st, 2008
Pages: 368