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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She was the sister of Apollo, and shared with him the persecution of the jealous
mother goddess HERA, Zeus's wife. Once, at Delphi, Artemis helped Apollo to
overcome Python, a terrible serpent belonging to Hera. Like Apollo, Artemis was
The national god of Assyria and god of of Apollo, he was the principal deity
concerned with prophecy and divination. Asclepius was torn from the dead body
of his mother Coronis, daughter of the king of Orchomenus. Coronis was loved by
After Perseus had accomplished this, with the help of ATHENA, he killed
Polydectes. - *444*, Daphne In Greek mythology, a mountain nymph who
spurned men, but was loved by the god Apollo and the mortal Leucippus.
Leucippus disguised ...
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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