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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Her myth concerns the attempt made on her virginity by her own father, Faunus,
the Roman equivalent of PAN. Borak In Islamic mythology, a fabulous beast, part
human and part animal, on whose back Muhammad rode on the night of his ...
LYCAON 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 brother,
Nyctimus, and offered him in a soup to zeus, who was disguised as a beggar.
Mithras In Roman mythology, a development of the ancient Iranian god MITHRA,
who himself was probably related to the Hindu sun god Mitra. The sacrifice of
bulls to Mithras was cultivated by the soldiers of the Roman Empire, and hence ...
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