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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GUINECHEN & The chief deity of the Araucanian Indians, the original inhabitants
of Chile. His name means "master of men" and he was also known as
Guinemapun, “master of the earth". - Guinechen was an all-embracing deity who
Aiomum Kondi The chief dwelleron-high in the mythology of the Arawak Indians
living in the Guianas. He twice punished his people for disobedience by
destroying the earth, first by fire and then by water. However, he saved the good
The adventures of Edao compare with those of Olofat, the chief Micronesian hero.
In his concern about his immortality, Edao reveals himself as similar to the
Sumerian hero GilgamesH. Efé In the mythology of the Pygmy people of Africa,
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