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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For their own residence , the sons of Bor built Asgard , the city of the gods .
BRAHMA The first member of the Hindu triad , which also contains Vishnu the
Preserver and Shiva the Destroyer . Brahma is also called Prajapati ( lord and
father of ...
The Valkyries , Odin's special attendants , then took them to Valhalla ( the hall of
the slain ) which was next to Odin's palace at Asgard , the city of heaven .
Although he was famous as a shapechanger , Odin was usually depicted as a
Asgard was joined to Mannheim by Bifrost , the rainbow bridge , which HEIMDAL
, the watchman of the gods , guarded . Manjusri In the Mahayana Buddhism of
Nepal and Tibet , a bodhisattva , or BUDDHA - to - be , who receives worship as
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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