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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Their chief deity was Indra, a storm god whose weapon was the thunderbolt. ...
While the surviving evidence is not large, the archaeological finds at Harappa
and Mohenjo-daro suggest that other deities, such as Devi, the mother goddess,
o - * ; The Chinese deity Guan Di (above) is very different from other war gods.
This ex-general has become a god who seeks to prevent conflict and preserve
civilized living. The Aztecs of Central America fed to the sun god the hearts and ...
The chief deity of the Aztecs, who ruled Mexico in the fourteenth and fifteenth
centuries. His name means “blue descended. His name means “Yellow Emperor"
. Huang Di was believed by the ancient Chinese to have been responsible for ...
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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