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 ...
According to one story , he went to Mannheim following a disaster and created three classes of people : the slaves ( thrall ) , the free peasants ( karl ) ...
According to ancient authors , barren women who visited the saint's shrines in northern Syria were magically impregnated by him . Battles with dragons occur ...
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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