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 .
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
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