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 . As Purandara ( fort destroyer ) , he gave them victory over peoples living in ...
HUITZILOPOCHTLI The chief deity of the Aztecs , who ruled Mexico in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries . His " blue hummingbird on the left ” .
The deity descends from the bodhisattva AVALOKITESVARA . In Japan , Kwannon appears as both a male and a female figure . Some representations of the deity ...
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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