101 Amazing Mythical Beasts and Legendary Creatures by Jack Goldstein PDF

By Jack Goldstein

Do you know Hippogriff is supposedly the offspring of a horse and a griffin? Or Greek Sphinx regularly has a male face, while an Egyptian one has a feminine visage? the place does the Skunk Ape roam, and the way are you able to spot a Kitsune in human shape? Is Slenderman the main scary legendary creature, or is that honour bestowed at the fearsome Gashadokuro? This remarkable booklet comprises information of over 100 legendary beasts and mythical creatures, organised into different types for simple reference. no matter if you have an interest within the beasts of at any place from historic Greece to modern day Africa, this is often the ebook for you!

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Do you know Hippogriff is supposedly the offspring of a horse and a griffin? Or Greek Sphinx regularly has a male face, while an Egyptian one has a feminine visage? the place does the Skunk Ape roam, and the way are you able to spot a Kitsune in human shape? Is Slenderman the main scary legendary creature, or is that honour bestowed at the fearsome Gashadokuro?

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The Chupacabra Classical - Part 2 71. Pegasus: this winged divine stallion was most often depicted as being pure white in colour; sired by Poseidon and foaled by Medusa, born alongside his brother Chrysaor when his pregnant mother was decapitated by Perseus. In Greek legend, Pegasus was captured by Bellerophon; after a number of adventures however, he fell off the horse’s back whilst flying to Mount Olympus. When the horse reached the home of the gods without a rider, Zeus transformed him into a constellation and placed him in the sky.

The earliest reference to Bloody Bones is in the Oxford English Dictionary of 1550 in which we are told that the monster is also known to some as Tommy Rawhead. 82. Glas Gaibhnenn: This mythical beast comes from Irish folklore. A white cow covered in green spots, she is said to yield profuse quantities of milk for its owner. 83. Selkie: North of mainland Scotland lie two remote island groups called the Orkney and the Shetland isles. Sharing similar folklore, both communities tell of creatures who live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land.

He preys on young victims, eating their bones which he then uses to make a nest. The earliest reference to Bloody Bones is in the Oxford English Dictionary of 1550 in which we are told that the monster is also known to some as Tommy Rawhead. 82. Glas Gaibhnenn: This mythical beast comes from Irish folklore. A white cow covered in green spots, she is said to yield profuse quantities of milk for its owner. 83. Selkie: North of mainland Scotland lie two remote island groups called the Orkney and the Shetland isles.

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