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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One day, his mother was in a garden near the shore, and saw a great fish
sporting in the shallows. Attracted by the brilliance of its scales, she entered the
water and played with the fish, which was in reality a god. Some time later, the
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 for ...
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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