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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Although other women still fell in love with Cuchulainn, Emer always succeeded
in winning back his affections. On one occasion, when his enemy was too
terrified to face him, women succeeded in cooling Cuchulainn's battle frenzy. The
A shortage of women was ended by the so-called Rape of the Sabine Women.
Enticed to Rome by a religious celebration, the women were made captive brides
while their husbands and brothers were driven out of the city. In the ensuing war
The concern of Yurlunyur for the physical survival of the Murngin people is
illustrated by the story of two young women who had slept with men from another
tribe. Although they had broken a taboo by their love affairs, the women dared to
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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