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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For example, when her favourite follower, the nymph Callisto, bore Zeus a child,
Artemis was so enraged by Callisto's ... SEE ALSO ACTAEON, APOLLO
CALLISTO, LETO, ORION, PYTHON the Middle Ages, the exploits of his followers
, the ...
His human followers were women known as maenads (frenzied ones). According
to one tradition, the conception of Dionysus occurred at the city of Thebes, where
his mother Semele was a princess. This daughter of CADMUs, the city's ...
After performing many good deeds on behalf of his followers, he held a last
supper with the closest of them and returned to heaven. At the end of the world,
Mithras was expected to come again to judge resurrected mankind. Then, after a
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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