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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Worship of Tammuz , the husband of Ishtar , had spread early into Canaan , even
finding a temporary place in Hebrew worship . A similar concern with fertility is
evident in Hittite mythology . Quite often a god disappeared , either in anger or in
Although formal ancestor worship has largely founding the Xia dynasty ;
archaeologists in China are disappeared in the People's Republic , respect for
one's presently searching for evidence of this legendary period . forebears is still
... splendid feast , during which mysterious Antiochus Epiphanes threatened trad
writing appeared on the palace wall . The lions ' den held no terrors for Daniel .
itional worship and had driven the Daniel alone was able to read the message ...
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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