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 ...
“Four perils, four places of danger await you," she warned. “Beware the rocks
which crush, the sharp reeds which cut, the cacti which tear to pieces, and the
boiling sands which overwhelm." Spider Woman then gave the brothers two
Since the gods who judged Osiris were regarded as sinister and hardly disposed
to be merciful, it was thought necessary to supplement Osiris's claim of innocence
by a plentiful use of magic. In the Book of the Dead a spell exists which was ...
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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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