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 ... EGYPT The critical event in Egyptian history occurred some time before 3200 BC ...
1467 Tuthmosis in becomes pharaoh and Egyptian power abroad reaches its peak ... 663 Assyrians attack Egypt , sack Thebes and leave vassal rulers in charge ...
SERAPIS The state god of Egypt during the Macedonian occupation , from 305 to 30 BC . He was introduced by the first Greek ruler of Egypt , Ptolemy I Soter ...
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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