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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Mankind was created from two trees on the seashore , or from two logs of
driftwood , which were whittled into shape . Then each of Bor's sons gave
mankind certain gifts : Odin bestowed the soul ; Vili , understanding and the
emotions ; and Ve ...
They are credited with much of creation , as well as the realization of death .
Suuuuus For the ... A drop of water fell from its point and turned into an island ,
upon which the couple made their home and created a sacred column . The
The story of this strange exchange is the first tale in the Mabinogion , a collection
of Welsh myths from the fourteenth century . QAT The spirit hero of Banks Island
in Melanesia . He gave the world its present shape and created its inhabitants .
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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