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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Despite this diversity , the various tribal traditions have much in common . ... According to Arawak tradition , the creator god Kururumany was displeased ...
The Romans , unused to West Asian traditions of a eunuch priesthood ... In the second tradition , the Cyclopes were savage and lawless pastoralists .
These myths are therefore very important in understanding traditional ... Banyarwanda tradition says , the chance of overcoming death was lost for ever .
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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