The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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According to the Warrau Indians of Guyana , people arrived on earth by accident .
Apparently , the sky god Kononatoo ( our maker ) wanted mankind to live in
heaven , but a young hunter discovered a hole in the sky and descended to the ...
According to legend , he was born on the horizon , the child of nine giant sisters
and the great god ODIN . ... According to one story , he went to Mannheim
following a disaster and created three classes of people : the slaves ( thrall ) , the
According to ancient authors , barren women who visited the saint's shrines in
northern Syria were magically ... According to Christian tradition , St Nicholas was
the only son of devout parents who lived in Lycia , a Roman province in southern
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This gorgeously illustrated book is divided into three sections: essays on the role of myth in major civilizations, including non-European ones; an encyclopedia of gods and goddesses; and a micropedia ... Read full review