Explore global mythology with this comprehensive visual guide
Discover the world's greatest myths and legends - from Greek mythology to Norse mythology - in this comprehensive guide.
What did Japanese mythology say about the beginning of the Universe? How did Oedipus become the classic tragic hero in Greek mythology? Who brought about the origin of death in Maori mythology? Combining vivid retellings of famous legends with over 1,000 illustrations of characters, famous artworks, and artifacts, Myths and Legends makes it easier than ever before to understand the stories that are central to every culture.
About the Author
Philip Wilkinson has more than 50 titles to his credit in the fields of history, mythology, and the arts, including DK's Illustrated Dictionaries of Mythology and Religions and DK's Eyewitness Companion: Mythology, as well as A Celebration of Customs and Rituals of the World, which was endorsed by the United Nations.