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 HERACLES * 5) The great hero of
the Greeks, and god of the ancient Greeks. She was possibly once lord of Tiryns,
an ancient principally a mother goddess. The daughter of KRONOS and Rhea, ...
One story surrounding Napi tells of a poor Indian who, together with his wife and
two sons, scraped an existence by eating roots and berries. One night, the Indian
had a dream in which a voice commanded him to obtain a giant spiderweb and ...
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