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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Until the beginnings of European settlement in the seventeenth century , the
American continents belonged to settlers from the Asian world . The first
inhabitants had crossed from Siberia over a temporary land link during the final
stages of ...
When English and Dutch explorers first reached its shores in the eighteenth
century , they were struck by the obvious antiquity of the inhabitants , human and
animal . Both appeared to have descended undisturbed from ancient times , so
The Voyage of Bran , an essentially preChristian story dated to the eighth century
, tells of Bran's strange expedition . The saga ... In fact , centuries had passed and
the voyagers were warned that if they set foot on Ireland again they would age ...
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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