- Author:Richard Ellis
- Publisher:Knopf; 1 edition (October 25, 1994)
- Pages:429 pages
- Subcategory:Biological Sciences
- FB2 format1603 kb
- ePUB format1168 kb
- DJVU format1554 kb
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Monsters of the Sea book.
Monsters of the Sea book.
Monsters Of The Sea: The History, Natural History, and Mythology of the Oceans' Most Fantastic Creatures. LOL It’s been many years since I read about the lore of the sea monsters and this was a really great way of hitting all the highlights. All of their books have table of contents so they are easy to navigate.
Combined with his own black-and-white illustrations, Ellis also closely examines the literary sources of sea monster lore, from Homer's The Odyssey to the works of Jules Verne and Peter Benchley.
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A fascinating journey into the world of sea monsters-real and s the animals that became the object of legend, the truth about the Loch Ness monster, and the natural history of the octopus, giant squid, manatee, and other creatures. 17,500 first printing. Download Monsters of the Sea: The History, Natural History, and Mythology of the Oceans' Most Fantastic Creatures by Richard Ellis free. Monsters of the Sea: The History, Natural History, and Mythology of the Oceans' Most Fantastic Creatures by Richard Ellis fb2 DOWNLOAD FREE.
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One of the most forbidding of all mythical creatures, the manticore was a. .
One of the most forbidding of all mythical creatures, the manticore was a bloodthirsty quadruped that supposedly sported the head of a blue-eyed man, the auburn body of a lion and the stinging tail of a scorpion. The legend of this deadly hybrid first began with Greek authors such as Ctesias, who chronicled it in a book about India. Along with legends of grotesque monsters and sea creatures, ancient and medieval travelers often returned to Europe with tales of so-called wild men living in the unmapped regions of Asia and Africa.
A primer on three of the most recognizable creatures of legend. As with many mythological creatures, the griffin is a composite of animals: a lion’s body with the head and wings of an eagle or falcon. Every culture has its own gaggle of monsters and beings residing in traditional tales. Today, trolls have pushed well beyond Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore, and have become recurring characters in fantasy films, literature, role-playing games and yes, on toy store shelves. But as varied as their origin and evolution may be, the mythos we have created around trolls often touches on the same theme – a fear of those unlike ourselves.