Stories centuries in the making, and many centuries worth of stories, are an integral part of modern society.
Whether modern or ancient, every culture has its myths.
Mythology forms our understanding of our origin, history and traditions.
They tell of our heroes and deities. Myths are vehicles for understanding religion, for learning language and for understanding society, but they can often be difficult to understand and confusing.
The Handy Mythology Answer Book examines and explains, in plain English, numerous myths and mythology.