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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He was rescued and, as a young man, he abducted HELEN, thus causing the
Trojan War. To save her youngest son Polydorus from the Greek attack, Hecuba
sent him to Polymnestor, the king of Thrace. After the defeat of the Trojans,
Her lover was HEPHAistos. o audius, - Palinurus In Greek and Roman mythology
, the helmsman of AENEAs, the hero who led the Trojan refugees to Italy. He was
drowned off the Sicilian coast in a storm sent by JUNO. When Aeneas met his ...
He was killed by ACHILLEs in the Trojan War. The story of his love for Cressida
became very popular in Europe in the Middle Ages. Troilus loved Cressida, who
swore to be faithful to him when she was exchanged for a Trojan prisoner of war.
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