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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A dying-and-rising god whom the ancient Greeks may have inherited from Crete
was Dionysus, a deity associated with bulls and wine. The bull games of the
Minoans – confused in the legend of the Athenian hero Theseus with the feeding
Her stern side is also represented in Chandi (fierce) and Bhairavi (the terrible).
See Saviours, p.75, and Demons, pp.126/127 Devi, the Great Mother Goddess of
Hindu myth SEE ALSO KALI. MAHISHA, PARVATI, RAKTAVIJA. UMA
Priapus, the son of Dionysus. Min was became a wild man of the woods. Merlin
used his magic arts to bring together the couple who were to become ARTHUR's
parents: Uther Pendragon, the English king, and Igraine, the Duchess of ...
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