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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Her name means " the good goddess ” . She was associated with the serpent ,
and in her temple on the Aventine Hill in Rome there were many tame snakes .
Her myth concerns the attempt made on her virginity by her own father , Faunus ,
Hymir In Germanic mythology , a sea giant whose name means " dark one " . He
was a constant irritant to THOR , who coveted Hymir's huge cauldron . In some
versions of the myth , Tyr , Thor's ally , killed Hymir on an expedition to steal the ...
In revenge , Wichama then drove Pachacamac into the sea . Panacea The
daughter of ASCLEPIUS , the ancient Greek god of healing . Her name means "
cure - all " . Patroclus In Greek mythology , the lover and constant friend of
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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