A biographical guide to Greek and Roman mythology with detailed entries on all the major gods and heroes, from Athena and Zeus to Achilles, Odysseus and Tarquin. Also includes a biographical listing of all the key authors, such as Homer.
A reference guide to the leading men and women who have influenced the course of Christian history, including the founding fathers, saints, popes, monarchs, philanthropists, theologians, missionaries, and heretics. This book encompasses both Eastern and Western churches and the lives and opinions of personalities who have shaped the past twenty Christian centuries, from Jesus of Galilee to Pope John Paul II, and from Paul of Tarsus to Mother Teresa.
The MacMillan Dictionary of the Bible is for anyone who wants a quick-reference guide to the Bible. Entries consist of the main people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions of the Bible. Each book of the Bible is covered, showing its structure, background, and its famous passages.