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
The Cognitive Beginnings of Man's First Art, Symbol and Notation, New York,
1946. EGYPT Alfred, C. The Egyptians, London, 1961. Budge, Sir E. A. W. The
Gods of the Egyptians, or Studies in Egyptian Mythology, London, 1984. Cerny, J.
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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