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 Norse mischief-maker Loki was finally captured and bound by the gods in
order to prevent his causing further chaos. By this ... Although Coyote's actions
were monstrous and unnerving, he was not always aware of the havoc he
Mephistopheles In medieval European legend, an agent or form of sataN.
Mephistopheles is principally associated with the legend of Faust, before whom
he appears in many forms, some animal, some human, causing him great
To punish Loki for causing BALDER's death, the gods turned Vali into a wolf and
set him upon his brother Narve. Loki was then bound by Narve's entrails.
Valkyries In Germanic mythology, the maidens sent by opin to every battle in
order 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