The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends

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Macmillan, 1989 - Religion - 260 pages
The Places: How myths and legend arose in cultures worldwide from Greece and Rome to Asia and Oceania.

The Characters: The central figures arranged A-Z for easy access. More than 250 major and over 1,000 minor entires.

The Concepts: The universal themes of love and fertility, war and death, flood and fate.

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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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