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 ... On his way to Troy Agamemnon's fleet was becalmed at Aulis , but he
appeased ARTEMIS by sacrificing his daughter Iphigenia and was thus provided
Mestra In Greek mythology , the daughter of Erysichthon , the impious king of
Dotion in Thessaly . In punishment for defiling the sacred grove of DEMETER ,
the gods afflicted Erysichthon with insatiable hunger . In order to buy food , he
He fell in love with Niamh , a daughter of the sea god MANANNAN , and she took
him to a fabulous island in the ... of the sea ) , the Oreads ( nymphs of the
mountains ) , and the Oceanids ( daughters of Oceanos , the encircling ocean ) .
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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