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Synopsis:

Most of the mythical monsters and beasts that live in our literature and lore — some wild and dangerous, others noble and gentle — were born in the fertile crescent of prehistoric Mesopotamia, the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Their images appeared on objects and walls centuries and more before any hand wrote their tales; their legends eventually traveled all over the world and down through time. Mythical Beasts follows the most captivating of these creatures on their journeys, detailing their origins, telling their stories, and offering valuable insights into their human creators.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781567999853
Subtitle:
(traditions and tales of favorite fabled creatures )
Author:
Bonfante-Warren, Alexandra
Publisher:
MetroBooks (NY)
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Animals, mythical
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Unexplained Phenomena
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
00-018
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176 p.
Dimensions:
12.51x10.85x.74 in. 3.09 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Most of the mythical monsters and beasts that live in our literature and lore — some wild and dangerous, others noble and gentle — were born in the fertile crescent of prehistoric Mesopotamia, the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Their images appeared on objects and walls centuries and more before any hand wrote their tales; their legends eventually traveled all over the world and down through time. Mythical Beasts follows the most captivating of these creatures on their journeys, detailing their origins, telling their stories, and offering valuable insights into their human creators.
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