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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He is the Irish equivalent of the Greek voyager Odysseus. The Voyage of Bran,
an essentially preChristian story dated to the eighth century, tells of Bran's
strange expedition. The saga begins with a silver branch covered in white
The trickster god Loki called him "Bragi the bragger!" Bragi's wife, Idun, had
charge of the golden apples of youth. Brian In Irish mythology, one of the three
sons of the goddess BRIGIT. As a punishment for slaying the father of LUGH,
Brian and ...
Dana In Irish mythology, the mother goddess of the people of Dana, or Tuatha De
Danaan. Also called Danu, she was the mother of DAGDA (the good god). After
the defeat of the Tuatha De Danaan, Dagda found underground residences for ...
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