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An encyclopedia of myths and legends

Haydn Middleton

An encyclopedia of myths and legends

by Haydn Middleton

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHaydn Middleton.
SeriesLiteracy world
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22490374M
ISBN 100435115456
OCLC/WorldCa59411362

  "The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. A comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and warriors"- Pages: Buy Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia by DK (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).

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