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 literature of the Central American Mayas
has been lost, so their myths too have largely disappeared. However, from the ...
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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