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 one night they burned their tools and surrounded Enlil's house. Enlil
summoned AN and ENKI the water god to decide what to do. When the rebellious
gods announced that their days of work were over, Enlil burst into tears and
offered his ...
Gilgamesh sent a harlot to the waterhole at which Enkidu drank to try to entice
him. Enkidu was, not unnaturally, attracted to her, and for six days and seven
nights enjoyed her favours. After the seventh night, satisfied at last, Enkidu tried
to go ...
According to Mamaiuran legend, it was always night at the beginning of time and
the Indian tribes were forced to live in perpetual fear of attack from wild animals.
Life was so hard that the brothers Kuat and Iae decided that, no matter how ...
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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