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.
Results 1-3 of 82
Then each of Bor's sons gave mankind certain gifts: Odin bestowed the soul; Vili,
understanding and the emotions; and Ve, the senses and form. Dwarfs evolved
from the maggots in Ymir's corpse. The sons of Bor were content to let them ...
Aegisthus In Greek mythology, the son of Thyestes by his daughter, Pelopia.
Thyestes had been told by an oracle that he would be revenged on his brother
Atreus, who had murdered his sons, only if he had a son by his own daughter.
Boreas In Greek mythology, the son of Eos and the god of the north wind. He was
often ... Bragi The Germanic god of poetry and eloquence, and the son of opin. ...
Brian In Irish mythology, one of the three sons of the goddess BRIGIT.
What people are saying - Write a review
The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of myths & legendsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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