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 geography of Greece forced the ancient Greeks to become seafarers ; no
other country in the Mediterranean was so exposed to the sea . And since
Greece's rugged interior virtually closed off its mainland from the European
continent , it ...
However , they later found that they were unable to return because a fat woman
had become wedged in the sky - hole . The Warrau also tell of the sadness of
Kononatoo , who was deterred from making another entrance to heaven by the ...
CHRONOLOGY 30 BC Egypt becomes a Roman province . AD Vandals cross
Straits of 429 Gibraltar . 641 Arabs attack Egypt . 750 Muslim Egypt moves
against Christian Dongola , Alwa and Axum . 1000 State of Ghana founded .
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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