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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As such , it was the prize most desired by gods and demons . ... At this moment the demon Rahu seized the precious amrita and would have drunk it all had ...
He appeared to counter the power of Bali , the demon king of the giants . Through his devotion and penance Bali defeated Indra , humbled the gods ...
Rahu A Hindu demon who causes eclipses of the sun and moon . During the churning of the ocean , the battle between the gods and demons for possession of the ...
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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