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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Spider Woman , who told them of the Caterpillar warned them of the danger and
dangers that faced them on their journey gave them magical stones to put in their
to the sun god . “ Four perils , four places of mouths , which neutralized the ...
Thus , when she gave birth to a boy , the king ordered that he be exposed on a
mountainside . The child's feet were pierced and a shepherd was told to bind
them with a cord . However , the shepherd disobeyed his orders and instead
gave the ...
Miletus The Greek youth who gave his name to the city of Miletus , founded by
Sarpedon in Asia Minor . The love affair between Miletus and Sarpedon , which
resulted in their banishment from Crete by a jealous MINOS , is simply 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