Sunday, February 10, 2019

Gods and Heroes Mythology Around The World by Korwin Briggs

Gods and Heroes Mythology Around The World by Korwin Briggs from Workman Publishing. Before there was Batman, wonder woman, or Black Panther there was Indra, Hindu king of God’s, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they even begun. Okuninushi, the Japanese hero who defeated eighty brothers to become king and then traded it all for a chance at immortality. Hades, Lord of the underworld owned a magical helmet that could make its wearer invisible. Leizu the goddess of silk who excellently disc covered silk when she dropped the cocoon in her tea and started to unravel making many of the tools ancient Chinese used to make silk thread and fabric.

Featuring more than 70 characters from 23 cultures around the world, this A-Z encyclopedia of mythology is the who’s who of powerful gods and goddesses, warriors and kings, enchanted creatures and earthshaking giants whose stories have been passed down sensor to be in the of time and are now given fresh life for a new generation of young readers.

My Opinion: I learned a lot from this book as I had no idea about half of these gods and heroes it was interesting to learn about them and why they are so important in mythology.

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