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 . ... Although Coyote's actions were
monstrous and unnerving , he was not always aware of the havoc he caused .
Such misunderstanding soon caused strife , divided the people into hostile
factions , and put an end to all building work . As a result of this , Nimrod's power
was broken Ninhursaga had several forms : as Ninlil she was the wife of ENLIL ;
Mephistopheles is principally associated with the legend of Faust , before whom
he appears in many forms , some animal , some human , causing him great
amusement . Finally , in the guise of a friar , Mephistopheles succeeds in
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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