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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Eventually, the knight obeyed, whereupon “there came an arm and a hand above
the water and caught it, and so shook it thrice, and then vanished away the hand
with the sword into the water". Feeling that his time had come, Arthur asked ...
So he produced a monkey from the palm of his hand, enlightened it and sent it to
meditate in Tibet. An ogress transformed into a beautiful woman approached the
monkey and warned that if he did not take her as his consort, she would ...
Some versions of the story say he killed the Minotaur with a sword, others say he
did this with his bare hands. Having fought his ... His symbol was the hammer, a
magic weapon that returned to his hand like a boomerang. When the hammer ...
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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