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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When Heitsi-Eibib came to confront Ga-gorib, he refused to take aim until the
monster's attention had been distracted and he was looking elsewhere.
HeitsiEibib's stone struck the monster under the ear and he tumbled into his own
To rid the Danish king Hrothgar of the monster Grendel, the warrior Beowulf set a
trap and in the fierce struggle tore off the creature's arm. Later, he slew Grendel's
mother and cut off the head of the dying Grendel himself. It took four stout men ...
Apart from helping the weather god to slay monsters, Inaras seems to have acted
as the protector of tradesmen. Io In Greek mythology, the daughter of Inachus, the
river deity and first king of Argos. ZEUs tried to rape lo, whereupon his wife ...
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