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by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Author: Mike Dixon-Kennedy
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Blandford Pr; First edition (October 1, 1997)
Pages: 272 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.5
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Dixon-Kennedy, a British author, has published similar dictionaries on Arthurian, Celtic . Libraries serving students of myth and legend will benefit from the author's distillation of scholarship on eastern European legend and myth. Especially useful for high schools and public libraries.

Dixon-Kennedy, a British author, has published similar dictionaries on Arthurian, Celtic, and Native American myth and legend, and heroes of the Round Table, and he plans to work on one on Robin Hood in the future. The origin of each myth is italicized under the main entry. There are entries for individual countries, such as Finland, Denmark, and Scotland.

More than two thousand entries cover people, places, artifacts, concepts, and myths mentioned in the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. What a great book-a "dictionary" of Arthurian characters and places

More than two thousand entries cover people, places, artifacts, concepts, and myths mentioned in the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. What a great book-a "dictionary" of Arthurian characters and places.

book Mike Dixon-Kennedy provides an authoritative guide to the principal myths and legends of Europe which have.

Many European countries today have no distinctive mythologies of their own as so many of the beliefs and cultures of the pagan era were lost over the centuries due to frequent warring, the expansion of the Roman Empire and conversion to Christianity In this fascinating book Mike Dixon-Kennedy provides an authoritative guide to the principal myths and legends of Europe which have

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Mike Dixon-Kennedy - European Myth & Legend An A-Z of people and places I laving studied the . Having already written books that cover Celtic and Arthurian myth and legend, I omitted all but a very few of those entries

Mike Dixon-Kennedy - European Myth & Legend An A-Z of people and places I laving studied the amazingly complex area of world mythology and legend for more years than I care t. Having already written books that cover Celtic and Arthurian myth and legend, I omitted all but a very few of those entries. I have also excluded Graeco-Roman myth and legend, as their inclusion would make this book cumbersome and I intend to write a separate volume on that subject.

European Myth and Legend : An A to Z of People and Places. Covers literary and historical figures, including kings, heroes, writers, and scholars, as well as tribes, peoples, and real and imaginary places and creatures, emphasizing Slavic and Northern European mythology. by Mike Dixon-Kennedy.

European myth & legend by Mike Dixon-Kennedy, 1997, Blandford, Distributed in the . European myth & legend. an A-Z of people and places. Published 1997 by Blandford, Distributed in the . by Sterling Pub. in London, New York. Dictionaries, European Mythology, Mythology, European. There's no description for this book yet.

Comprising some 1,500 entries, an A-Z encyclopedia of native American myths and legends, from the Arctic north to Tierra del Fuego at the southernmost tip of South America. Includes a pronunciation guide and location maps.

Arthurian Myth and Legend : An A-Z of People and Places. By (author) Mike Dixon-Kennedy.

Covers literary and historical figures, including kings, heroes, writers, and scholars, as well as tribes, peoples, and real and imaginary places and creatures, emphasizing Slavic and Northern European mythology