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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(Kronos ate his children because it was predicted that one of them would depose
him.) But the cult of Zeus was unable to take over the annual death and
resurrection of his Cretan counterpart because immortal Zeus could not be
touched by ...
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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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