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 plumed serpent Quetzalcoatl , represented on this turquoise and jade inlaid mask ( below right ) , was the principal god of the Aztecs .
KAHAUSIBWARE A female serpent deity worshipped by the Solomon Islanders , who live in the Pacific Ocean . Jupiter was called Optimum Maximus ( best and ...
JUPITER - KAHAUSIBWARE S erpents As well as its clearly phallic connotations , the serpent embodies a number of different symbolic values .
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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