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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Another feature of Papuan belief is the modern cargo cult that first arose in
Vailala after the First World War . It consists of ecstatic possession and promises
its devotees marvellous gifts from a ship crewed by the ancestral spirits . The
However , as the cult of Tammuz moved westward to Greece , the title
misinterpreted as the god's name . goddess Aphrodite , whom the Romans knew
as Venus . was him , leaving the earth infertile . However , each spring the
goddess of love ...
... Melanesian 151 Cara 112 Cardea 191 cargo cult 51 Bedivere , Sir 63 bees
106 Bellerophon 189 Bellona 189 Belshazzar 82 , 189 Beowulf 189 ; and
Grendel 176 Bercilak de Hautdesert 90 Bergelmir 189 berserkers 140 Bertha 189
Bes 189 ...
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