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 49
Without pausing for thought , Midas asked Dionysus to allow everything he
touched to be turned to gold . At first , Midas was delighted with the results , but
his joy soon turned to horror when he discovered that his food turned to gold
The headless body pursued the Indian , while the severed head rolled after the
children . One of the boys threw down the magic stick which turned into a forest ,
but still the head came on , threatening to kill them . The other boy threw down
When he was approached by his enemies , Cian turned himself into a pig , but ,
recognizing the beast as magical , the enemies turned themselves into hounds
and gave chase . Failing to capture Cian , they eventually assumed their human ...
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