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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Greek settlers and traders carried the worship of Dionysus to Italy ; by 186 BC ... before Dionysus was merged safely with the Italian wine god Bacchus .
Situated on the Tiber , the principal river of central Italy , it could control not only the trade routes from the north and south , but also the commerce ...
SATURN An ancient Italian god of agriculture , identified by the Romans with the Greek god Kronos . Satan , the prince of death , was often pictured as a ...
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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