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 some myths Inanna was the daughter of AN, the god of heaven, and in others
her father was the air god ENLIL. In every city of ancient Sumer there were pairs
of temples dedicated to the worship of Inanna and her husband Dumuzi, who ...
Much against her will, Ereshkigal was persuaded to give the creatures Inanna's
rotten corpse and was forced to watch the ... But the seven judges of the dead
intervened a second time, and not until Inanna promised to find a substitute to
See Founders, p.68 SEE ALSO MAMA OCOLLO, MANCO CAPAC Ishtar was
much more aggressive than INANNA and fiercely passionate. She was married to
Tammuz, a dying-and-rising deity like Inanna's husband Dumuzi. And like Inanna
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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