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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Monumental temple complexes such as Karnak (left), on the banks of the Nile,
testify to the glory and MEDIERRANEAN splendour of ancient Egypt and the
dynasties that A sunset over the jutting peaks of the pyramids (far right)
That area has been loosely called Canaan (the name comes from kinahhu, the
word used by the ancient Babylonians to denote a shellfish famous for the dye it
produced). In prehistory, the Semites migrated from a starting point in the Syrian ...
Its Meaning and Functions in Ancient and Other Cultures, Cambridge, 1970.
Marshak, A. The Roots of Civilization. The Cognitive Beginnings of Man's First Art
, Symbol and Notation, New York, 1946. EGYPT Alfred, C. The Egyptians,
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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