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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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
back to the animals , but they fled when they saw him , and he could no longer ...
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 lae decided that , no matter how ...
The Aztecs had several sun gods , of whom Tezcatlipoca was the most powerful .
In common with other Aztec deities , he was thought to die each night , ossify ,
and return to the world each morning . It was also believed that he underwent an
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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