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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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
HADES In Greek mythology , the ruler of the underworld . His name means " the
unseen " . Guinechen was an all - embracing deity who had authority over the
elements , plants and mankind . However , the thunder god Pillan took a more ...
Sisyphus In Greek mythology , the founder of Corinth who was condemned by
zeus to eternal punishment in the underworld . Sisyphus was made to roll a
boulder continually up a hill . Each time he nearly reached the top , his strength
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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