Dragonslayers

Dragonslayers

by Joseph A. McCullough

Publication Date: 01/01/2015

 
This volume presents many of the most exciting and famous battles between mythical heroes and the deadly dragons they conquered. Each tale is retold using modern language and modern storytelling sensibilities, but attempts to stay as true as possible to the original source material. Accompanying each tale is the essential information about the myth or legend: its sources, its historical basis, its development, and its continuing legacy in the modern world. Readers will be captivated by the thrilling stories and illustrations of ancient, Norse, medieval, and holy dragonslayers.
ISBN:
9781477781364
9781477781364
Category:
Folklore
Publication Date:
01-01-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Country of origin:
United States
Joseph A. McCullough

Joseph A. McCullough is the author of several non-fiction books including A Pocket History of Ireland, Zombies: A Hunter's Guide, and Dragonslayers: From Beowulf to St. George.

In addition, his fantasy short stories have appeared in various books and magazines such as Black Gate, Lords of Swords, and Adventure Mystery Tales.

He is also the creator of the wargame, Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City, and co-wrote The Grey Mountains, a supplement for the Middle-Earth Role-Playing Game.

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