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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She Hakawau rose to fame by overcoming the magic head of the rival sorcerers
Puarata and Tautohito. This wooden head was able to bewitch anyone who
dared to approach the stronghold in which it was kept. As news of the head's
Only her head forced its way through the strands and it was so contorted with fury
that her husband immediately chopped it off with his axe. The headless body
pursued the Indian, while the severed head rolled after the children. One of the ...
Mertseger An ancient Egyptian goddess with a serpent's head. She presided
over the great necropolis at Thebes, where her touchiness caused visitors to pay
her the greatest respect. Meschach See Abednego.
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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