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 goddess - her son and husband .
In the ancient cities of Mesopotamia , built from 2000 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 . GHEDE
The wise god of death in the Voodoo mythology of Haiti . Like many underworld ...
Leviathan appears in the apocryphal Book of Enoch as an immense creature
which inhabits " the abyss over the fountains of the waters " . Though he was
considered the creation and plaything of Yahweh , it was believed that in the last
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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