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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Merlin used his magic arts to bring together the couple who were to become
ARTHUR's parents: Uther Pendragon, the English king, and Igraine, the Duchess
of Cornwall. The seduction took place at Tintagel and Merlin accomplished it by ...
Unfortunately, Nayenezgani and Tobadzistsini had used up the feathers' magic
powers during the previous two trials ... Caterpillar warned them of the danger
and gave them magical stones to put in their mouths, which neutralized the
By his magic spells and effective speech, Thoth helped Isis resurrect Osiris as
lord of the underworld. He also aided the goddess in protecting her son HORUS,
who she had conceived of the slain Osiris by magical means, reviving him for
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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