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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In later times , Egyptian armies marched overland and brought many of the
citystates under the pharaoh's rule , for Canaan was a passageway between the
great powers of Egypt , Babylonia , Assyria and the Hittites . The Hittites are
The rape of Lucretia by his son Sextus brought about the fall of the monarchy .
Lucretia chose to stab herself to death rather than live dishonoured . As a result ,
the Roman nobles rebelled and founded the Republic . The legends of the ...
Later , he brought it to England , where it was lost . The search for the Grail
preoccupied the knights of the Round Table . But ARTHUR never saw it ; only Sir
Galahad , the son of Sir Lancelot , was allowed to find the Grail and ascend to
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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