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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In Hottentot mythology , there is a strong emphasis on magic , and sorcerers play
a critical role in the ordering of events . So it is not surprising that the chief figure
in the Hottentot pantheon combines the skills of war and the chase with the arts ...
Looking Unfortunately , Nayenezgani and closely , the brothers discovered that it
Tobadzistsini had used up the feathers ' came from an underground dwelling .
magic powers during the previous two The brothers climbed down a smoke trials
It is not surprising that Thoth acquired a reputation for the magical arts or that his
priests claimed to have access to his books of magic ... This shadowy figure was
supposed to have been the author of works on astrology , magic and alchemy .
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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