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 first inhabitants had crossed from Siberia over a temporary land link during
the final stages of glaciation. By 9000 BC, their descendants had reached Tierra
del Fuego, the southern tip of South America. Migration from East Asia probably ...
... to rule for several thousand years, but at a fixed date Ahriman would be
destroyed and Ormazd would reign over a resurrected earth. In this Frashkart (
final renewal), the principle of good would be aided by SAOSHYANT, a saviour
The Table's final collapse resulted from a civil war rather than an AngloSaxon
attack. The disastrous quarrel between Arthur and his nephew Modred may well
echo an historic conflict. The final battle took place on a field near Salisbury. Prior
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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