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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Castor and Polydeuces (Pollux to the CHUKU & The supreme deity of the Ibo
peoples of CADMUS – CIRCE CIRCE ill The divine enchantress of Odysseus on
Romans) were the heavenly twins, and the brothers of Helen, the cause of the ...
Odin, the Norse god of war NUWA – ODYSSEUS ODYSSEUS ill The legendary
Greek hero and King of Ithaca, a small island in the Ionian Sea. He was known to
the Romans as Ulysses. Myth suggests that Odysseus was the illegitimate son of
She remained true to ODYSSEUS, despite being left alone while her husband
fought at Troy and during his tenyear voyage home from there. Beset by suitors
during his absence, she reluctantly agreed to choose another husband, but only
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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