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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CHINA The present - day Chinese belong to the oldest surviving the high god of
heaven . ... a harmonious relation between the Mesopotamia were established ,
their centralized realm king and the heavenly powers alone entitled the ruler to ...
Then , they pushed the sky away from the earth , set the sun and moon in the
heavens , and created fire ... Apparently , the sky god Kononatoo ( our maker )
wanted mankind to live in heaven , but a young hunter discovered a hole in the
His megalomaniac ambitions reached as far as planning a direct assault on
heaven . NINHURSAGA АГ.МН The Sumerian goddess of productivity and one of
the main figures in the Sumerian pantheon . Her name means “ lady of the stony
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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