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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In the conquest , they captured the last of the giants who once owned the island .
Bylebog The Slavic deities Bylebog and Chernobog represented the two
opposing forces of good and evil , creation and destruction . Bylebog means "
white god ...
He is represented as an old man with a flowing beard , carrying a banner which
is unfurled by the winds . Gabriel An archangel who appears in the Bible as the
messenger of Yahweh . He visits DANIEL twice , once to announce the return of ...
He provided the earth with crops and livestock and his breath sustains human life
. In the beginning , he created the Nile to divide the world into two halves , earth
and sky , traditionally represented as loaves . Juok's representative on earth is ...
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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