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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Frey means "lord" and Freya "lady", a circumstance suggesting a parallel to the
sacred marriage cult of West Asia. Frey was possibly a sun god and was also
associated with boars, two magnificent specimens of which pulled his chariot.
Quickwitted HERMEs taught her guile and arranged for her marriage to
Epimetheus, the brother of the Titan PROMETHEUs. Whereas Zeus disliked
people and did his best to harrass them, Prometheus offered them what
protection he could.
She married Wakea, the first chieftain, bore him many children and showered his
people with her blessings. However, when Wakea indulged in an incestuous
relationship with their daughter, Papa was so furious that she left the earth and ...
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