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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She was feared, along with the sky serpent, as the sender of disastrous floods
and tropical cloudbursts. Almost all the ... See Flood, pp.110/111 lood Floods are
frequently explained as divine punishment for the misdeeds of humankind. In
The biblical survivor of the flood which was sent to cleanse the earth of corruption
. The story of this Hebrew patriarch is heavily influenced by earlier flood myths. In
Genesis, God made a conscious decision to destroy mankind. Grieving at the ...
Along with his wife, brothers and sistersin-law, he took refuge from the flood in
Noah's ark. After the deluge subsided, Noah planted a vineyard and took to drink.
One day, he cursed Ham for looking at his nakedness, whereas Shem 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
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