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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He was thought to dwell on the slopes of Mount Saphon , situated to the north of
the ancient Syrian city of Ugarit was Dudugera's conception was a mysterious
one . One day , his mother was in a garden near the shore , and saw a great fish
Not only was Frey's own mother a giantess but also the original quarrel between
the Aesir and the Vanir was caused by the Aesir's cruel treatment of a giantess
called Gullveig , whom the Vanir had sent to the Aesir on a mission . A long war ...
Dana In Irish mythology , the mother goddess of the people of Dana , or Tuatha
De Danaan . Also called Danu , she was the mother of DAGDA ( the good god ) .
After the defeat of the Tuatha De Danaan , Dagda found underground residences
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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