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Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore

Theresa Bane


ISBN: 9780786495054
ANNOTATION:
The legendary heroes of our mythic past are only as great and memorable as the monsters they confronted and vanquished. This, the latest encyclopaedic 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.
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ISBN: 9780786495054
ANNOTATION:
The legendary heroes of our mythic past are only as great and memorable as the monsters they confronted and vanquished. This, the latest encyclopaedic 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.

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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 encyclopaedic 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.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Theresa Bane, a professional vampirologist, has appeared on the Discovery Channel's Twisted Histories: Vampires and William Shatner's Weird or What for her expertise on the undead and is the author of other books on unusual phenomena. She lives in Staunton, Virginia, USA.

Review

"an excellent resource.... Entries are clearly worded and appear well-researched and thus this book would be a good resource for those interested in world folklore, fiction writing, and gaming--ARBA.

Product Details

Author
Theresa Bane
Short Title
ENCY OF BEASTS & MONSTERS IN M
Publisher
McFarland & Company
Language
English
ISBN-10
0786495057
ISBN-13
9780786495054
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Publication Date
2016-04-30
Pages
428