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 the Greek poet Hesiod, who lived around 700 BC, the first men were
contemporaries of Kronos and lived in a Golden Age, free from worry and fatigue.
Indeed, Kronos was probably a deity worshipped before the arrival of the ...
On the shore of one of these primeval islands lived two underdeveloped beings
known as Rella-manerinja (two grown together). These semi-men were so
primitive that they had closed eyes and ears, a small hole in place of a mouth,
It is possible that he did exist, and lived in Palestine in the third century. In his
myth, which takes place in Libya, St George found that the local people were
obliged to sacrifice a virgin each day by feeding her to a dragon. To relieve them
of this ...
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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
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