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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According to Mamaiuran legend, it was always night at the beginning of time and
the Indian tribes were forced to live in perpetual fear of attack from wild animals.
Life was so hard that the brothers Kuat and Iae decided that, no matter how ...
Arthur Cotterell. OLOFAT Č. The trickster hero of Micronesian ORESTES 1. In
Greek mythology, the son of ClyORPHEUS The legendary Greek poet and
legend, Olofat gave mankind a number temnestra and Agamemnon, King of
On the other hand, this escape could be a legend about the flooding of the world.
Ta'aroa is said to have become angry with mankind, so he raised the level of the
sea, leaving only the scattered islands of the Pacific protruding above the water.
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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