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.
Results 1-3 of 62
There Inanna was stunned by the sight of Dumuzi her husband – he was not
dressed in sackcloth and ashes as a bereaved husband ought to be, but instead
seemed to be enjoying himself. Outraged, Inanna appointed him her substitute.
QUETzalcoatl drove Tlaloc, her husband, from the sky, where TEzcatlipoca had
placed him and placed Chalchihuitlicue there instead. But she caused such
floods that only those who turned themselves into fish survived. Chalchihuitlicue
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 the ...
What people are saying - Write a review
The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of myths & legendsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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