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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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
He was the son of Zeus and Europa . MITHRA The Iranian god of light and justice
, and the guardian of the promised word . Although Mithra was worshipped by the
Iranians in very early times , he was not introduced into the state religion of the ...
ORESTES In Greek mythology , the son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon , King
of Mycenae . He is infamous for ... Lugeilan seems to have shown more care for
Olofat than did many other deities for their semi - divine sons . Not only did Olofat
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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