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📒Eyewitness Companions Mythology ✍ Neil Philip
✏Eyewitness Companions Mythology Book Summary : Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world—such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love—myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths. Organized by geographic region, each myth is placed within the civilization’s history and context. The key elements of world mythology, such as the hero, his divine connection, the labyrinth, the initiation, and the transformation,are explored in boxes and features throughout the book. Philip Wilkinson has more than 50 titles to his credit in the fields of mythology, history, and the arts, including DK’s Illustrated Dictionaries of Mythology and Religions. Neil Philip is the author of many books on folklore and mythology, including The Illustrated Book of Myths and Myths and Legends Explained. Synopses of the great myths that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present Covers mythology around the globe, from the classic Greek to lesser known Malaysian Catalogs of gods by subject enable comparisons of distant civilizations
📒Mythology ✍ Philip Wilkinson
✏Mythology Book Summary : Presenting a series of innovative visual manuals on a wide variety of popular subjects, these richly illustrated companions offer detailed cutaway views, maps, specially commissioned photographs, informative captions, biographical profiles, and a fact-filled text as they cover the basics of different topics of interest.
📒Eyewitness Companions Trees ✍ Carol Usher
✏Eyewitness Companions Trees Book Summary : From identification and anatomy to commercial exploitation and conservation, this is an essential guide to more than 500 species of trees from around the world Specially commissioned illustrations and photographs Written by experts in each fieldUsing the award winning design of the Eyewitness Travel Guides, Eyewitness Companions are the ultimate visual handbook to a wide range of subjects!
📒Eyewitness Companions Religions ✍ Philip Wilkinson
✏Eyewitness Companions Religions Book Summary : Everything you want to know about the world’s religions: from beliefs and ceremonies to gods and sacred texts From Hinduism to Zoroastrianism take an in-depth look at all the major global religions, past and present. Discover how each religion started, exploring their origins and history, from the moment of its founding to its spread across the world today. Find out all about the Gods and prophets from a comprehensive who’s who profiling deities and holy figures of each faith. Plus learn about the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, from day-to-day devotions to key events in the religious calendar. An exciting addition to Eyewitness Companions; the visual reference series covering favourite hobbies and pastimes from Whisky and Opera to Horse Riding.
📒Eyewitness Companions Architecture ✍ Jonathan Glancey
✏Eyewitness Companions Architecture Book Summary : Explore the world''s greatest buildings! Architecture is filled with amazing illustrations and photographs that take you to the heart of the world''s landmark buildings. Get the opportunity to look beyond the facade. Examine materials and technology that shape buildings, and identify thekey elements and decorative features of each architectural style. This is the best definitive visual guide on architecture; it covers 5,000 years of architectural design, style, and construction from airports to ziggurats. Dissects architectural wonders inside and out Includes palaces, great temples, cathedrals and towering modern skyscrapers
📒Eyewitness Companions Astrology ✍ Derek Parker
✏Eyewitness Companions Astrology Book Summary : The ancient art of Astrology continues to fascinate and in this highly illustrated guide, bestselling authors Derek and Julia Parker bring the wisdom of the heavens to every aspect of your life. Using a unique visualstyle, this comprehensive guide explains "real" astrology and shows how to makethe best use of it. Accessible for complete beginners, while still being informative enough for those with an established interest in the subject, learn to unlock incredible insights into your personality and help unleash your potential. Derek and Julia Parker are leading figures in the world of astrology. Since writing their first book together in 1971, the ground-breaking Complete Astrologer, the Parkers have published well over 40 books together. Their best-selling guide Parker''s Astrology, first published by DK in 1991 and substantially enlarged and updated in 2001, is generally regarded as the world''s best introduction to astrology, selling nearly a million copies in the last five years alone. Presents astrology in context and reveals its importance throughout the ages Explains how to recognize the key characteristics of all the signs of the Zodiac Astrological tables detail positions of planets from 1931 through to 2010 Shows how to draw up your own and other people''s birth charts Interpret the influence of the planets and moon on your life, character, and relationships
📒Eyewitness Companions Art ✍ Robert Cumming
✏Eyewitness Companions Art Book Summary : This title covers all of the key movements in Western art history, from Classicism to conceptual art - and profiles more than 780 of the world''s greatest artists. Specially commissioned illustrations and photographs, written by experts in each field, using the award winning design of the Eyewitness Travel Guides, Eyewitness Companions are the ultimate visual handbook to a wide range of subjects! Text previously published in ART: A Field Guide
📒Mythology ✍ Neil Philip
✏Mythology Book Summary : World myths, gods, heroes, creatures and mythical places revealed "Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime." Heyday Undertake a quest of discovery – and learn about some of the greatest myths and characters the world has ever known – without leaving your armchair. Get the story behind famous tales, from Greek mythology to the lesser known myths from the Americas, Oceania and Africa. Enjoy timeless epics vividly retold and beautifully illustrated, from creation myths to tales of heroism. Plus, come face-to-face with gods and monsters in the who’s who of characters from mythmaking cultures. A fresh and exciting look at the great stories, epics, and legends of the past.
📒Dk Eyewitness Books Mythology ✍ Neil Philip
✏DK Eyewitness Books Mythology Book Summary : DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewelry, and sculptures offer a unique eyewitness view of mythology and its gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. See Quetzalcoatl's spectacular headdress, Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, the one-eyed Cyclops, and much, much more in DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology!
📒Myths And Legends ✍ Philip Wilkinson
✏Myths and Legends Book Summary : Explore the world�s great myths and legends, brought to life in this enthralling retelling of age-old stories passed down from generation to generation From the heroes of Ancient Greece to The Dreaming of Australian aborigines, here are the myths that, thousands of years after they were first told, are still relevant today. Unravel the meaning and context behind the myths, understand their cultural significance and discover the characters and themes. Famous artworks and artefacts exploring scenes from myths are explored and annotated revealing the symbolism and meaning behind them.