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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For example, the birth myth of Zeus was changed to allow for his secret
upbringing on Crete, after his mother Rhea had given Kronos a stone wrapped in
swaddling clothes to swallow instead of the child. (Kronos ate his children
because it ...
Krishna subdues the serpent Kaliya KAMAPUA"A – KRONOS KRONOS In Greek
mythology, Kronos (or Cronos) was the youngest son of Gaia (earth) and
Ouranos (sky). The Titans (giants) were the cleverest offspring of Gaia and
Ouranos, the ...
Like KRONOS, his Titan father, Zeus was a usurper. Kronos had toppled his
father, Ouranos (sky), from power and so, frightened that his own sons would do
likewise, he swallowed all his newly born children. However, Rhea, the wife of ...
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