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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Two days later, Adu Ogyinae was killed by a falling tree, but the rest of the group
survived to be the progenitors of the human race. ; : Aegeus In Greek mythology,
the king of Athens and possibly father of THESEUs. Because the Athenians ...
In some versions of the myth, Tyr, Thor's ally, killed Hymir on an expedition to
steal the cauldron. In others, Thor and Hymir went fishing together to land the
water serpent Jormungandr, the dreadful offspring of Loki. They caught it with the
According to the Greeks, Lycaon's sons killed their brother, Nyctimus, and offered
him in a soup to zeus, who was disguised as a beggar. Zeus restored Nyctimus to
life, killed the brothers with a thunderbolt, and turned Lycaon into a wolf.
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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