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Author Eco, Umberto, author.
Title The book of legendary lands / Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen.
Published New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2013.
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 Floor4  PN56.G478 E26 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description 477 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The flat earth and the antipodes -- Biblical lands -- The lands of Homer and the seven wonders -- The wonders of the East, from Alexander to Prester John -- The Earthly Paradise, the Isles of the Blessed, and El Dorado -- Atlantis, Mu, and Lemuria -- Ultima Thule and Hyperborea -- The migrations of the grail -- Alamüt, the Old Man of the Mountain, and the Assassins -- The Land of Cockaigne -- The Islands of Utopia -- The Island of Solomon and the Austral Land -- The interior of the Earth, the Polar myth, and Agartha -- The invention of Rennes-le-Château -- Fictional places and their truth.
Summary "A fascinating illustrated tour of the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Geographical myths in literature.
Geographical myths in art -- Pictorial works.
Geographical myths.
Art and literature.
Related Names McEwen, Alastair, translator.
ISBN 9780847841219
OCLC number 832278728