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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INDIA In Hindu life today , the social order is still dominated by the caste system .
A priest ( above ) belongs to the ... In Hinduism every part of the cosmos is seen
as being a manifestation of an underlying divinity . The gods , demons and ...
... Christian embodiment of 157 ; Egyptian beliefs 160 ; God's punishment for 137
; Greek belief 147 ; Hindu struggles against 32 ; Iranian principle of 56 , 00 ; Irish
myths 81 ; Japanese myth 58 ; Mesopotamian myths 15 ; New Britain myths 50 ...
... 137 ; Greek equivalent 147 ; Hawaiian equivalent 139 ; Hindu equivalent 110 ,
125 , 163 , 174 , 177 ; Og and 142 ; Sumerian equivalent 86 Norns 178 , 227 ;
and Yggdrasil 140 North America 40 ntoro 47 , 137 Nuada 122 , 227 Nudimmud
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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