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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The Babylonian chaos dragon TIAMAT and the Hittite dragon Illuyankas were not
dissimilar to Ahriman in that they constantly opposed created order. See Demons
, p.126/127 SEE ALSO AZHI DAHAKA, GEUSH URVAN, ILLUYANKAS, ...
Shortly afterward St George was given a life history, and the myth of the dragon-
slayer became firmly established. It is possible that he did exist, and lived in
Palestine in the third century. In his myth, which takes place in Libya, St George
dragon. Illuyankas. In. AD. 72,. after. the. Avalokitesvara. Worship of Tara was
Romans had added the territory of once widespread in central, south and
Commagene to their province of Syria, TA'AROA – TENGRI TENGRI The ancient
sky god ...
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