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 result of this attitude has been the development of a range of myth and
legend which is unrivalled anywhere else in the world. The second significant
aspect of Indian belief is the fundamental unity of the universe itself. In Hinduism
Only in Vietnam did Chinese political and religious ideas take root firmly, as a
result of centuries of occupation. Elsewhere the Chinese emperors were content
with nominal recognition from local rulers. The closeness of the Vietnamese ...
He was held to have fallen from the heavenly kingdom as a result of his pride or
envy. In the apocryphal Book of John the Evangelist, JESUS says of Satan, "My
Father changed his appearance because of his pride, and the light was taken
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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