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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AYAR & The four legendary brothers from whom the Inca rulers of Peru traced
their descent. ... During the journey Ayar Cachi, the brother with the greatest
power, was walled up in a cave by his brothers because they were frightened of
Iae In the mythology of the Mamaiuran Indians of Brazil, the god of the moon and
the brother of the sun god KUAT. Together, the brothers stole light from Urubutsin
, the vulture king of the birds. Iblis In Islamic belief, the name for SATAN.
SETH, the brother and enemy of Osiris, had a chest made to Osiris's
measurements and, at a banquet, offered it to ... Malsum In the mythology of the
Algonquin and Abnaki Indians of North America, the evil twin brother of the
trickster and ...
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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