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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At his birth, his mother was so shocked by his appearance that she fled, leaving
her offspring to be raised by nymphs. Pan means "feeder" and alludes to the
god's care of the pasture. He was also responsible for the fertility of herds and
After Perseus had accomplished this, with the help of ATHENA, he killed
Polydectes. - *444*, Daphne In Greek mythology, a mountain nymph who
spurned men, but was loved by the god Apollo and the mortal Leucippus.
Leucippus disguised ...
Nymphs In Greek mythology, young women divided into a number of groups
according to their association with natural phenomena. The most famous groups
were the Naiads (nymphs of rivers, lakes and fountains), the Nereids (nymphs of
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