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. See
Creation, p. 135 and Giants, p.159 The wooden prow from a Viking ship SEE
ALSO ASGARD, ATLAS, AUDUMLA, BERGELMIR. BURI, GINNUNGAGAP ...
The third root was embedded in Godheim (heaven), the site of the city of Asgard
and the home of the Aesir, gods such as BALDER, Loki, THOR and ODIN. The
sacred well of Urd, where the gods had their judgement seat, lay beneath this
Valhalla In Germanic mythology, oDIN's hall in Asgard. The home of warriors
slain in battle, its walls were made of shields and its roof of spears. Entrance to it
was via the gate of death, Valgrind. In Asgard, the slain heroes fight each other ...
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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