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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Shortly afterward, Dechtire gave birth to Cuchulainn, whom she persuaded her
husband to accept as his own. Lugh's final intervention on the battlefield is dated
to the late second century, when he showed himself to Conn, a king of Ireland, ...
“Four perils, four places of danger await you," she warned. “Beware the rocks
which crush, the sharp reeds which cut, the cacti which tear to pieces, and the
boiling sands which overwhelm." Spider Woman then gave the brothers two
ATHENA gave her life and her beauty was granted by APHRODITE. Quickwitted
HERMEs taught her guile and arranged for her marriage to Epimetheus, the
brother of the Titan PROMETHEUs. Whereas Zeus disliked people and did his
best to ...
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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