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.
Results 1-3 of 55
NORTH AMERICA Shamans , or medicine - men ( above ) , act as interpreters
and intermediaries between people and the spirits , in matters of hunting , the
weather , battle and misfortune , and are always key figures in North American
COATLICUE - CUCHULAINN a а COYOTE The trickster god of the North
American Indians of the western and southwestern United States . A mischievous
, cunning deity , he caused numerous disasters to befall the world .
CUCHULAINN A ...
NORTH AMERICA OCEANIA Barbeau , M. Peaux - Rouges d'Amérique : Leurs
moeurs , leurs coûtumes , Montreal , 1965 . Burland , C. North American
Mythology , London , 1965 . Carpenter , E. Eskimo , Toronto , 1959 . Clark , E. L.
What people are saying - Write a review
The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of myths & legendsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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