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Explained Myths & Legends


Book Description:
Taking an original photographic approach to look in detail at certain topics, these four fascinating books provide deeper understanding and richer enjoyment of the worlds of architecture, art, famous artists, and myths and legends.

* Looks into myths and legends of cultures from ancient Greece to Aboriginal Australia
* Clear, informative text helps readers understand and appreciate the world of mythology
* Features gloriously reproduced artworks and artifacts

One of the world's leading experts on mythology and folklore, Neil Philip, Ph.D. has written more than 30 books, including DK's The Illustrated Book of Myths


©2007


My Review:
Everyone has heard of a myth or legend, and wondered what is the real story behind it. This book is the most amazing look at various myths. There were even some I hadn't heard of, so that aspect, for me, is exactly what I want in a book.
I love the layout of the book, complete with beautiful illustrations and photographs of relics.
A must have for any mythology lover, or even if you are just keen.
(5/5)


~I received a copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. This book sounds very interesting. Great review!

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  2. I think this is one I need to keep an eye out for. Everyone in our house would get something out of it.

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