Great and Small Secrets of Legendary Objects
Original title: Petits et grands secrets des objets légendaires
What would be Thor without his famous hammer? Where does the phrase “to have a sword of Damocles hanging over the head” come from? What is a Gordian Knot? How do you make a Philosopher’s Stone?
Raphaël Camus lists a hundred legendary objects from various mythologies and legends, from the most famous, such as the Grail or the Golden Fleece, to the most unknown. All as fascinating as the Cauldron of Dagda or Mimir’s magic well!