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 splendour of ancient Egypt and the dynasties that ruled it .
4 A sunset over the jutting peaks of the pyramids ( far right ) encapsulates key ...
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
Huart , C. Ancient Persia and Iranian Civilization , London , 1927 . Moulton , J. H.
Early Zoroastrianism , London , 1913 . Zaehner , R. The Dawn and Twilight of
Zoroastrianism , London , 1961 . Le Goff , J. The Birth of Purgatory , London ,
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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