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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He was the brother of Loki and had nine daughters, the wave maidens. A fierce
god, with fingers like claws, Aegir would appear on the surface of the sea to
destroy ships. Aegisthus In Greek mythology, the son of Thyestes by his daughter
In some versions, Illuyankas survived this first assault and carried off Taru's eyes
and heart. When Illuyankas's daughter married Taru's son, she was persuaded to
restore the stolen organs as a dowry. Taru then succeeded in killing Illuyankas ...
A magic drum was made from a daughter's head. It is used in the rites of several
Melanesian peoples. Meskhent In Egyptian mythology, the goddess who assisted
in the delivery of babies and who played a part in assigning a destiny to each ...
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