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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HERA The sister and wife of Zeus , the chief god of the ancient Greeks . She was
principally a mother goddess . HERACLES The great hero of the Greeks , and
possibly once lord of Tiryns , an ancient citadel in the Peloponnese . He was ...
Bestia In Germanic mythology , the wife of bor and mother of ODIN , Vili and Ve .
Her father was Bolthor , one of the frost giants . In old Germanic society , there
was a close relation between a man and his sister's son , so Bestla's brother
Radha In Hindu mythology , the wife of the cowherd Ayanagosha and the lover of
KRISHNA , the most popular avatar of VISHNU . Ayanagosha's sister told him of
Radha's adultery , but when he went in search of Radha and Krishna , he found ...
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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