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 ... Frigg was a goddess of the
clouds and sky , but her particular concern was for the household and married
Quickwitted HERMES taught her guile and arranged for her marriage to
Epimetheus , the brother of the Titan ... Ignoring the warnings of Prometheus ,
Epimetheus married Pandora and accepted as her dowry a sealed jar of divine
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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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