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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... for Thales had started to reach judgements according to what was observed and to ignore inherited views about the nature of the gods .
They have resisted conversion both to Islam and Christianity , maintaining a belief in a world of spirits linked closely to natural phenomena .
Natural phenomena Na Gods have long been associated with the powerful and recurring wonders of nature - sunrise and sunset , thunder and lightning , frost ...
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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