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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ATHENA II Daughter of the Greek god Zeus and one of the twelve great Olympian
deities . She was the virgin goddess of war and wisdom , and patroness of the
arts and crafts . agriculture . He seems to have journeyed regularly to the land of
HERA The sister and wife of Zeus , the chief god of the ancient Greeks . She was
principally a mother goddess . HERACLES The great hero of the Greeks , and
possibly once lord of Tiryns , an ancient citadel in the Peloponnese . He was ...
YGGDRASIL ZEUS YURLUNYUR The legendary ancestor of the Murngin people
of northern Australia , Yurlunyur is known as the great copper python or the
rainbow serpent . ZANAHARY The supreme deity of the traditional Madagascan ...
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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