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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In Hinduism every part of the cosmos is seen as being a manifestation of an
underlying divinity. The gods, demons and heroes of Hindu mythology are merely
aspects of an eternal cycle of creation, duration and dissolution. Even Indra, the ...
Babylonian 57, 126, 156; Cambodian 38, Christian myths 156, Hindu 173; Hittite
57, 165, 171; Iranian 56, Jesus and 113: Nidhoggr 178; Tiamat 15, 33,
Scandinavian 154; Vietnamese 38; West African 156 see also chaos-dragons
Hindu 32, 107. Iroquois 101; Mende beliefs 134; Mongol beliefs 165; Papuan 85,
Polynesian beliefs 164; Roman 114; Siberian beliefs 172 Nau/Naunet 137
Navaho Indians 40 Nayenezgani 134 Nebuchadnezzar, King 82 Nei Marena 133
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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