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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These creatures were instructed as to how they might cunningly ingratiate
themselves with Ereshkigal and find a way to revive Inanna . Enki supplied them
with water and the grass of life to perform this deed . Much against her will ,
And like Inanna , Ishtar descended to the underworld domain of her sister
Ereshkigal . Here she was so intimidating that even Ereshkigal blanched at her
approach . Eventually , however , Ereshkigal summoned the strength to put a
curse on ...
Ereshkigal In Mesopotamian mythology , the goddess of the underworld , and the
sister of the fertility goddess INANNA . Ereshkigal ruled over kur - nu - gi - a ( the
land of no return ) . Inanna's descent into this realm of the dead , where she ...
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