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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However, Loa began to feel uneasy and, eventually, the sensation developed
into loneliness and boredom. To cope with this unpleasant feeling, the god
distracted himself with games of creation. First he raised reefs and sandbanks,
then he ...
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, without telling ...
When THESEus was out of favour in Athens, he took refuge with Lycomedes who
, after receiving him cordially, eventually had him thrown from a cliff. The king
seems to have feared that Theseus might usurp his throne. Lycomedes also gave
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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