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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The king was reconciled to his queen during his lifetime, although it was through
Lancelot's intervention that Guinevere was saved from being burned at the stake.
After Arthur's death the two lovers met again, but separated immediately in ...
The book tells of Daniel comforting the Hebrews, saying, “there shall stand up yet
three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be ... Some people say that Daniel was
here predicting the invasion of Greece in 480 BC by the Persian king, Xerxes.
Though captives, the four men rose to eminence at the court of Nebuchadnezzar,
King of Babylon. However, being Hebrews, they refused to worship the king's “
image of gold" for which they were cast into a fiery furnace. To the astonishment
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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