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 seduction took place at Tintagel and Merlin accomplished it by tricking
Igraine into believing that Uther Pendragon was her own husband. After the Duke
of Cornwall died, Uther and Igraine were married. Arthur was raised by Merlin, ...
Kore's resurrection, her return from the underworld, took place when the seed
corn germinated. The Athenians were ardent worshippers of Demeter, and the
event was celebrated in an underground chamber at Eleusis, the cult centre of ...
When THESEus was out of favour in Athens, he took refuge with Lycomedes who
, after receiving him cordially, eventually had him thrown from a cliff. The king
seems to have feared that Theseus might usurp his throne. Lycomedes also gave
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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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