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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During Adonis's annual sojourn in the underworld, from late autumn until early
spring, Aphrodite disappeared in search of him, leaving the earth infertile.
However, each spring the goddess of love recovered the handsome youth. In
When Persephone was still very young, and without consulting Demeter, Zeus
agreed that HADEs, the king of the underworld, could marry her. Some years
later, Persephone was picking flowers in a meadow with the daughters of
In Greek mythology, the ruler of the underworld. His name means “the unseen".
Hades was one of the three sons of KRONos, and the husband of PERSEPHONE
. One of his brothers was zEUs. When Zeus deposed their father Kronos, lots ...
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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