Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore by Theresa Bane

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The legendary heroes of our mythic past are only as great and memorable as the monsters they confronted and vanquished. This, the latest encyclopedic work by mythologist Theresa Bane contains more than twenty-two hundred entries of animal companions, creatures, and monsters which have fought by man's side, consumed his crops, and ravished the countryside. Collected from the stories and religions of all the cultures and countries of the world, this all-inclusive book with an exhaustive bibliography and index is the most definitive work on the subject to date.

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Published March 31, 2016 by Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub. 277 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference.