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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Once, at Delphi, Artemis helped Apollo to overcome Python, a terrible serpent
belonging to Hera. Like Apollo, Artemis was associated with death, but whereas
Apollo came to be looked upon as the cause of sudden death among men,
Castor and Polydeuces travelled with Jason and the Argonauts in quest of the
golden fleece, and helped Jason to campaign against his enemies at home when
the voyagers returned. They were involved, too, in the rescue of their sister ...
At first, Loki was an attractive character and frequently helped the gods. Once he
prevented a giant from carrying off the beautiful goddess Freya, opin's first wife.
Freya had been promised to a builder in payment for constructing a new wall at ...
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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