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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Just as the cycle of creation started with a world awash with the blood of Ymir ,
the first giant , so the final scene ... The forces of evil were mustered there under
the command of Loki and Hrymir , chief of the frost giants , and against this host ...
G un iants The idea of a giant race of men living at the beginning of time is
widespread in mythology . Even the Old Testament says that before the flood "
there were giants on earth in those days " . Legend claims that the British Isles
were once ...
There , Lycomedes had Theseus killed and attempted to smash the skull of the
sleeping giant with his thunder hammer ... that both the giant and the city had
been illusions , stupendous magical creations sent out by the frightened frost
giants 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