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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At that time, the policies of the Seleucid ruler Antiochus Epiphanes threatened
traditional worship and had driven the Hebrews into open revolt. The book tells of
Daniel comforting the Hebrews, saying, “there shall stand up yet three kings in ...
Worship of Tara was Romans had added the territory of once widespread in
central, south and Commagene to their province of Syria, TA'AROA – TENGRI
TENGRI The ancient sky god of the nomadic peoples of East Asia. He was
looked upon ...
Until the nineteenth century he was also worshipped in some parts of Russia.
Volos had both demonic and benevolent aspects, the latter being assimilated into
the legendary character of St Blaise, the third-century patron of physicians.
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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
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