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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Bestia In Germanic mythology , the wife of bor and mother of ODIN , Vili and Ve .
Her father was Bolthor , one of the frost giants . In old Germanic society , there
was a close relation between a man and his sister's son , so Bestla's brother
When Arthur was born , the child was given to Merlin , who brought him up in
secrecy , and prepared him for kingship Valkyries In Germanic mythology , the
maidens sent by Odin to every battle in order to choose which warriors should be
... 152 ; Babylonian 168 ; Chippewa 40 ; cosmic 31 ; Daniel and the sacred 82 ; of
drought 107 ; Egyptian 12 , 102 , 153 ; Fon 128 ; Germanic 29 , 121 , 167 ; of the
Great Lakes 101 ; Greek 62 , 76 , 162 ; Haitian beliefs 128 ; Hebrew 120 ; Hindu ...
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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