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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The Nile (below), the lifeline of Egypt, inspired so much of Egyptian mythology. Its
annual flood ... o EGYPT The critical event in Egyptian history occurred some
time before 3200 BC, when Upper and Lower Egypt were united under one ruler.
Tuthmosis III becomes pharaoh and Egyptian power abroad reaches its peak.
Akhenaten's religious reforms plunge ... 1350 [. ; o 1286 945 663 abandoned,
and Egypt was threatened by powers greater than her own. Foreign dynasties
He was introduced by the first Greek ruler of Egypt, Ptolemy I Soter, “the saviour",
who hoped to link the traditions of Egyptian and Greek mythology. Serapis was
portrayed as a man with curly hair and a beard, wearing a corn-measure on his ...
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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
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