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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4 A sunset over the jutting peaks of the pyramids ( far right ) encapsulates key
aspects of ancient Egyptian life . ... the sun across the sky , and the pyramids
commemorate the powerful rulers of Egypt and their obsession with a life after
1467 Tuthmosis in becomes pharaoh and Egyptian power abroad reaches its
peak . 1367 Akhenaten's religious reforms ... 332 Alexander the Great conquers
Egypt 305 Ptolemy i Soter becomes King of Egypt . 30 Death of Cleopatra and ...
... assistants 80 ; Egyptian equivalent 151 ; Greek equivalent 98 ; smithy 154
vulture god , Mamaiuran 119 vulture goddess , Egyptian 159 x Xanthus 248
Xerxes 16 , 82 Xian Zheng 34 ; companions 34 Xi He 248 ; children of 178
Xipetotec 78 ...
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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