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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Their inhabitants were the Sumerians, a culturally creative people who may have
arrived from the East. The complex religion and mythology of ancient
Mesopotamia was a Sumerian invention. It took root and flourished in the walled
cities that ...
The Sumerian war god. Ninurta was of Shinar, and the builder of the Tower and
one of the main figures in the associated with the thunderstorm and of Babel. His
megalomaniac ambitions Sumerian pantheon. Her name means the spring flood.
Sri Lankan 175; Sumerian 162; supporters of Ahriman 57; Tibetan Buddhist 120;
Tuamotuan 164 Deng 194 Deucalion 147, 194 Devi 32, 83–4; antecedents 107;
aspects of 78, 83, 84, 120. Aztec equivalent 78, and Brahma 72, and Mahisha 33
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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