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 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 had
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. | | | ||
Psyche In Greek mythology, a beautiful maiden loved by Eros, the adopted son ...
Volos is called Vlas or Vlassy in Russia, and in Lithuania he is called Ganyklos. ~
. ... Vritra In the collection of Hindu hymns called the Rig Veda, the demonic and
destructive serpent who causes drought. He was so huge that his head reached ...
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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