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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Aphrodite , the Greek goddess of love , was unfaithful to her husband and bore
the children of the war god Ares . She is shown ( below ) seeing him off to war .
But none of these gods could help , because the underworld was outside their ...
Cian himself was slain by the three sons of Tuirenn , the husband of the goddess
BRIGIT . When he was approached by his enemies , Cian turned himself into a
pig , but , recognizing the beast as magical , the enemies turned themselves into
He was the husband of the sea nymph Thetis and the father of ACHILLES .
Because of a misunderstanding between husband and wife , when Thetis was
attempting to make Achilles immortal by the use of fire , she left Peleus and
returned to ...
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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