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 Cyclopes were skilled workers . They were credited by the Greeks with
building the massive fortifications at Tiryns and Mycenae in the Peloponnese .
The Romans believed that they assisted Vulcan as smiths at his forge , deep in
ICTINIKE The adventurous trickster god and son of the sun god in the mythology
of the North American Sioux Dakota Indians . name means or Huang Di was
believed by the ancient Chinese to have been responsible for civilization ; before
Her breath was so hot that the bell melted , burning Anchin and herself to death
Khnum In Egyptian mythology , an ancient ram - headed creator god . He was
believed to be the source of the Nile . His greatest deed was that of fashioning
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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