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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So a mountain was placed on the back of the turtle and the gods and demons
twisted and pulled on Vasuki the snake to turn the mountain and churn the ocean
. But the snake suffered so much that it spurted venom in a deluge which
HEPHAISTOS acred Mountains The exact siting of heaven has always
preoccupied mankind . Favourite locations have been the sky or the top of a
mountain , but some peoples have chosen to build houses for gods , such as the
ziggurats of ...
They lived in forests and mountains and dressed in animal skins and ivy leaves .
By their dancing ... Mahendra One of the seven mountain ranges of southern
India , and a name of INDRA , the Hindu god of the firmament . As a storm deity ...
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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