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. The Incas were overthrown by the Spaniards in 1532. Inca legend
recounts how four brothers and four sisters left caves and proceeded towards the
Hypnos In Greek mythology, the god of sleep, equivalent to the Roman Somnus.
His name means “sleep". He was the son of Nyx (night) and the brother of
Thanatos (death). He lived in the underworld and never set eyes on the sun.
A fat, wrinkled figure, Mi Lo is popularly known as “the Laughing Buddha". In
Japan, the equivalent figure is the Mirokubosatsu. Malcandre In Egyptian
mythology, a king of Byblos, an important Canaanite port. SETH, the brother and
enemy of ...
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