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 Achilles in his prowess as a warrior. many myths that surround her form the
Although he commanded only twelve ships in the expedition led by Agamemnon
against Troy, Ajax was such a dedicated fighter that his contingent of warriors ...
Einherjar In Germanic mythology, the slain warriors who dwelt with oDIN in
Valhalla. They feasted on a boar which endlessly replenished itself, and drank
from a never-empty barrel. Each day, they practised their skill as fighters,
awaiting the ...
After a quarrel with Minos, the king of Crete, Sarpedon left the island and
established the city of Miletus in Asia Minor. The second hero was a Lycian
warrior, who led a force to Troy in order to help PRIAM against the Greeks. He
was slain by ...
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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