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, the ...
HYMIR 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 ...
Their name means "coming again" and refers to their mother the nymph Etna, a
pool that regularly gave off natural gas. Her lover was HEPHAistos. o audius, -
Palinurus In Greek and Roman mythology, the helmsman of AENEAs, the hero
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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