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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A pitiless opponent on the battlefield , Sekhmet embodied the strength and
bravery of the lion , expressing unbounded delight in the prey that fell to her . War
was a matter of policy during the second millennium BC , when the Egyptian
... Forgall the Wily . Cuchulainn fell in love with the beautiful Emer on sight ...
Although the hero got his own way at last , married life was far from easy for Emer
, not least because so many women fell for Cuchulainn's charms . Egeria In
He fell in love with Niamh , a daughter of the sea god MANANNAN , and she took
him to a fabulous island in the eastern ocean . Niamh bore him several children ,
but Oisin yearned to return to Ireland . She lent him her magic horse and ...
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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