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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Tarquinius Superbus expelled following his son's rape of Lucretia and the
Republic founded by the Roman nobility. The Carthaginians defeat the Etruscans
at the battle of Cumae. Hannibal's great victory over the Romans at Cannae.
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 poured across the river, ...
... 129 golden age 118, Chinese 104; Greek 117: Roman 157 Golden Fleece 77,
112, 202 Golem 202 Goliath 159 good. ... Sumerian 162 Greece 20–3, adoption
of Asian beliefs 23; borrowed myths 20, and Roman pantheon 23, 25 Grendel ...
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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