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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Some sects believe in a future Buddha , called Maitreya . In Japan , this final
saviour is called Fugen - bosatsu . There is also a primordial , self - existent
Buddha called Amitabha , who is known in Japan as Amida - nyorai . See
Saviours , p.75 ...
The male was called Itherther and the female Thamuatz . Both had emerged from
a dark place beneath the earth , called Tlam , to which they did not wish to return .
So Itherther and Thamuatz lived on the surface of the earth , and in time they ...
Called Gwri ( golden hair ) , his parents renamed him Pryderi ( worry ) when he
was finally restored to them . He eventually succeeded his father as lord of Dyfed
. Purgatory A medieval European legend , which received the official sanction of
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