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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Later, another figure appears with this mother goddessher son and husband. In
the ancient cities of Mesopotamia, built from 2600 BC onward, the cult of the
fertility goddess and her dying-and-rising consort formed the core of religious ...
He appears in the cycle of legends about the Knights of the Round Table and is
the subject of an alliterative poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Various ... It
would, therefore, appear that he was once associated with a Celtic sun god.
Rudra An ancient Hindu deity who appears in the Rig Veda, the great collection
of early hymns. His name means "howler". ... He eventually came to be identified
with SHiva, a god whose name does not appear in the Rig Veda. Shiva's other ...
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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