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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510 Tarquinius Superbus expelled following his son's rape of Lucretia and the
Republic founded by the Roman nobility . 475 The Carthaginians defeat the
Etruscans at the battle of Cumae . 216 Hannibal's great victory over the Romans
NORTH EUROPE In the winter of ad 406 , the river Rhine , which separated the
Roman provinces of Germania from the lands of the unconquered peoples of
northern Europe , froze over . A Germanic horde seized the opportunity and
The boat is protected from the monster Apophis by the serpent Mehen , who coils
himself around it . Lycaon In Greek and Roman mythology , the king of Arcadia ,
who was turned into a wolf . According to the Greeks , Lycaon's sons killed their ...
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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