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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An presided over the assembly of deities , the ultimate court in the universe , and was closely associated with kingship . ANANSI The great trickster god of ...
Enki's mate NINHURSAGA was an earth goddess associated with the stony margins of the desert and with birth . In the Sumerian myth of paradise they lived ...
It was also prized for its power to advance crafts and technology , and as such became associated with a variety of gods .
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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