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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The story of present shape and created its inhabiwith that of Memphis and he
became this strange exchange is the first tale in tants. patron of all arts and crafts.
- Ptah was depicted as a mummified man with a shaven or bound head, holding
SATAN f In the Old Testament, the word Satan originally meant adversary.
However, from the third century BC onward, the Devil was developed as a
separate entity in apocryphal literature. In Christianity he became the very
embodiment of evil ...
Arthur Cotterell. receded, Deucalion and Pyrrha enquired of an oracle how they
might repopulate the earth and were told to scatter the bones of their mother
behind them. At first they refused to disturb the bones of the dead, but then it
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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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