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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DANIEL – DEVI DEMETER An earth goddess in ancient Greece , and specifically
the goddess of the fruitfulness of the land . Demeter means " mother earth " . She
had several consorts , including Zeus and Poseidon . DEVI A Hindu goddess ...
The first divine pair , Ouranos and Gaia , representing the sky and the earth ,
could be separated only by this desperate act . The primeval birth of the Erinyes
set them apart from the rest of the immortals . Even their names have an
PAPA The divine ancestress of the Hawaiian people . She was both the earth
goddess and the queen of the underworld . PERSEPHONE The queen of the
underworld in Greek mythology . She was the wife of Hades . Papa means " flat "
and it ...
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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