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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Mysterious deities such as Raven and Coyote fall into perspective when it is
realized that the North American Indians believed that animals were the original
inhabitants of the continent , and that they were exactly the same as human
Her cult was imported from West Asia , probably via the island of Cyprus . original
burial and became the basis for burial rites thereafter . Before the rise to
prominence of Osiris as the great god of the dead , Anubis was the chief deity to
Ve In Germanic mythology , one of the three original gods begotten by the
primeval giants Bor and Bestla . With his brothers Odin and Vili , he destroyed the
giants and established the rule of the gods . Utu In ancient Sumer , the original ...
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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