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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Mankind was created from two trees on the seashore, or from two logs of
driftwood, which were whittled into shape. Then each of Bor's sons gave mankind
certain gifts: Odin bestowed the soul; Vili, understanding and the emotions; and
Ve, the ...
However, when mankind was created, these giant animals simply became the
ancestors of present-day creatures. Coyote was once such an ancestor. The
Maidu Indians of California believe that even the creator deity Wonomi was
In Greek mythology, the woman who brought evil to mankind. She was originated
in Arcadia, in central Greece. introduced to earth by Zeus. PAN – PANKU PANKU
- o In Chinese mythology, the gigantic primeval being from whose body the ...
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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