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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There, fallen heroes feasted by night and, by day, fought mock battles in
preparation for Ragnarok, the final battle which would witness total destruction on
the Vigrid plain. According to the Prose Edda, a new earth would rise from the
ashes of ...
In his role as Sidfodr (giver of victories), he taught his favourite chieftains the
spells of battle and instructed them how to draw up successful battle formations.
Odin, sometimes Voden, Woden, Wotan, Votan or Wuotan, probably means
He was troubled by a hungry ghost after winning a battle at a place called Betong
. To deal with the intruder, who brought smallpox to his tribe, Radin hid in a roll of
matting one night and jumped out and sliced through the ghost with his ...
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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
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