Who is Belenus? What is Danu? Why are myths so important in our lives? Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of European Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Celtic mother goddess Epona, god of horses, to the Slavic mischievous god Leshy, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.