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
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 ...
Kamapua'a means " hog child " – the deity was born with the face and body of a
pig , as well as human hands and feet . He seems to have survived several
attempts on his life as an infant , some possibly by his parents . But once he had
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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