Synopses & Reviews
Since the dawn of time, people have examined the sky, pleaded to it, and animated it with heroes, symbolic objects, and both benevolent and terrifying gods. In words and pictures, this book explores the complex mythologies that have arisen about the heavens, as well as our relationship with the mysterious sky. 198 illustrations, 148 in full color; 10 maps, 8 of which glow in the dark.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 192) and index.