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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Gradually, the gods drew closer to mankind and moved into the temples that
were built for them in every city. Often, these "houses" stood upon ziggurats, huge
artificial mounds of sun-dried bricks. According to the Babylonian creation epic, ...
This body met to approve political appointments or deal with cases of crime, and
gathered in the forecourt of the temple of An's son ENLIL, in the city of Nippur.
The assembled deities would first fortify themselves with food and drink provided
The statue was found and identified as Serapis. It was housed in Alexandria, in a
temple built especially for it, called the Serapeum. The temple towered above the
city on a foundation one hundred steps high. The establishment of Serapis was ...
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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
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