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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He was the cleverest of the assembly of gods, and his trickery recurs throughout
Mesopotamian myth. Enki's earthly ... Enki's mate NINHURSAGA was an earth
goddess associated with the stony margins of the desert and with birth.
Enlil summoned AN and ENKI the water god to decide what to do. When the
rebellious gods announced that their days of work were over, Enlil burst into tears
and offered his resignation. As a compromise, Enki suggested that since the
In despair, Ninshubur travelled to Eridu, the home of the water god ENKI, where
she found the assistance she needed. Enki created two sexless beings, for whom
admission to the land of infertility and death would not be refused.
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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