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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The White Lady , leading hunters to success Venus , goddess of love " which
bring into our consciousness an unknown psychic life belonging to a remote past
. This psychic life is the mind of our ancient ancestors , the way in which they ...
DANIEL – DEVI DEMETER An earth goddess in ancient Greece , and specifically
the goddess of the fruitfulness of the land . Demeter means " mother earth " . She
had several consorts , including Zeus and Poseidon . DEVI A Hindu goddess ...
ENDYMION Endymion In Greek mythology , the king of Elis . The moon goddess
Selene fell in love with Endymion and bore him fifty daughters . Then , because
she could not accept the idea of his death , she made him sleep for ever in a cave
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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