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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She was the wife of EL, the equivalent of the Hebrew god Yahweh. Originally,
though, the concept of Leviathan came from the Mesopotamian chaos-dragon
TIAMAT. Leviathan appears in the apocryphal Book of Enoch as an immense
These clothes, made of skins, were said to be Yahweh's gifts to the couple, and
possessed wonderful properties: animals recognized the authority of the person
wearing them, and in battle they always secured the wearer victory. Nimrod's ...
When Moses climbed Mount Sinai to speak to Yahweh, Aaron succumbed to the
clamour of the people and made a golden calf for them to worship. On his return
from the mountain, Moses discovered the Hebrews' idolatry, smashed the stone ...
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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
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