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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... the thread broke and they crashed back down to earth . Thereafter , Leza
remained aloof from human affairs , although the Basubiya sometimes say that a
shooting star means that the god is considering his return . Lha - mo is envisaged
Only the fate of Kingu remained to be decided by the assembly of gods . Judged
guilty of encouraging Tiamat , Kingu was killed and his blood used by Ea to
create mankind , henceforth the drudges of the gods . Marduk then allotted
They remained loyal companions , wandering in search of adventure for the rest
of Enkidu's life . The death of Enkidu set Gilgamesh on his quest for immortality .
He travelled the world looking for his own ancestor Utanapishtim . Ethlinn In Irish
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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