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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78/79 , Last Days , p.122 and Giants , p.159 At first , Loki was an attractive
character and frequently helped the gods . Once he prevented a giant from
carrying off the beautiful goddess Freya , ODIN's first wife . Freya had been
promised to a ...
Buto allied herself with the Egyptian goddess isis and helped her to protect her
infant HORUS by removing him from the floating island of Chemnis . Borak In
Islamic mythology , a fabulous beast , part human and part animal , on whose
Inaras In the Hittite mythology of Asia Minor , the goddess who , with her mortal
lover Hupasiyas , helped TARU to destroy the dragon Illuyankas . Apart from
helping the weather god to slay monsters , Inaras seems to have acted as the ...
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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