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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Twelve nights in a row , Myrrha visited the bed of her father , who did not
recognize her in the dark When he eventually discovered who he had slept with ,
the old king sought to slay his daughter . However , the gods heard Myrrha's
appeal for ...
When the boat eventually came to ground in a muddy branch of the river , Mars '
sacred animals , the she - wolf and the woodpecker , rescued the boys .
Faustulus , the royal herdsman , discovered the twins , took them home and ,
The dragon was eventually chained to a mountain , from where he is prophesied
to escape and wreak havoc on the earth until his defeat by a new hero ,
Keresaspa . Keresaspa's triumph will signal the birth of a new world . Atalanta In
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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