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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Their name means " circleeyed " . hero and so sent him away to train under
famous warrior in Scotland . Having completed his training , and experienced
numerous adventures , Cuchulainn returned to claim Emer's hand , but Forgall
refused it ...
The adventures of Edao compare with those of Olofat , the chief Micronesian hero
. In his concern about his immortality , Edao reveals himself as similar to the
Sumerian hero GILGAMESH . a cataclysmic struggle between gods and men ...
HERO Harpies In Greek mythology , predatory monsters , the daughters of the
sea god Thaumas and a sea nymph . Each had a vulture's body , wings and
claws , and a woman's head . Insatiably hungry , they swooped down to snatch
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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