Myths and Legends of the World

Myths and Legends of the World

by Macmillan Library Reference Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028654390

ISBN-13: 9780028654393

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Cengage Gale

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028654393
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
8.71(w) x 11.24(h) x 2.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Charts
x
Preface xi
Volume I
Acastus
1(1)
Achilles
1(2)
Adad
3(1)
Adam and Eve
4(1)
Adonis
5(1)
Aegir
6(1)
Aeneas
6(4)
Aeneid, The
10(3)
Aeolus
13(1)
African Mythology
13(5)
Afterlife
18(6)
Agamemnon
24(2)
Agnes, St
26(1)
Ahriman
26(1)
Ahura Mazda
27(1)
Aiwel
28(1)
Ajax
28(2)
Ala
30(1)
Aladdin
30(1)
Alcestis
31(1)
Alfred
31(1)
Amaterasu
31(1)
Amazons
32(1)
Ambrosia
33(1)
Amma
34(1)
Amphitryon
34(1)
Amun
35(1)
Anansi
36(1)
Anat
36(1)
Androcles
37(1)
Andromache
37(1)
Andromeda
38(1)
Angels
38(3)
Animals in Mythology
41(5)
Antaeus
46(1)
Anthony of Padua, St
47(1)
Antigone
47(2)
Anu
49(1)
Anubis
49(1)
Aphrodite
49(2)
Apollo
51(2)
Arachne
53(1)
Arcadia
53(1)
Ares
54(1)
Argonauts
54(4)
Argus
58(1)
Ariadne
58(1)
Ariel
58(1)
Ark of the Covenant
59(1)
Armageddon
59(1)
Artemis
59(1)
Arthur, King
60(3)
Arthurian Legends
63(3)
Asclepius
66(1)
Ashur
67(1)
Astyanax
67(1)
Atalanta
67(1)
Aten
68(1)
Athena
69(3)
Atlantis
72(1)
Atlas
73(1)
Attis
74(1)
Atum
75(1)
Aurora
75(1)
Australian Mythology
76(2)
Avalon
78(1)
Aztec Mythology
79(5)
Baal
84(1)
Babel, Tower of
85(1)
Badb
86(1)
Balaam
86(1)
Balder
87(1)
Banshee
88(1)
Basilisk
88(1)
Baucis and Philemon
89(1)
Bellerophon
89(1)
Benedict, St
90(1)
Beowulf
91(3)
Berserks
94(1)
Bhagavad Gita
94(1)
Billy the Kid
95(1)
Birds in Mythology
95(6)
Blackbeard
101(1)
Bluebeard
101(1)
Book of the Dead, The
101(1)
Boone, Daniel
102(1)
Boreas
103(1)
Bragi
103(1)
Brahma
104(1)
Brendan, St
105(1)
Brer Rabbit
105(1)
Bruce, Robert
105(1)
Brunhilde
106(1)
Buddhism and Mythology
106(5)
Buffalo Bill
111(1)
Bunyan, Paul
111(2)
Butch Cassidy
113(1)
Cadmus
113(1)
Caduceus
113(1)
Cagn
114(1)
Cain and Abel
114(1)
Calliope
115(1)
Callisto
116(1)
Calypso
116(1)
Camelot
117(1)
Casey Jones
117(1)
Cassandra
118(1)
Cassiopea
119(1)
Castor and Pollux
119(2)
Cecilia, St
121(1)
Celtic Mythology
121(4)
Centaurs
125(2)
Cephalus and Procris
127(1)
Cerberus
127(1)
Changing Woman
127(1)
Charlemagne
128(3)
Cherubim
131(1)
Chinese Mythology
132(4)
Christopher, St
136(1)
Cid, El
136(2)
Circe
138(2)
Clytemnestra
140(1)
Coatlicue
140(1)
Cockaigne, Land of
140(1)
Conaire Mor
141(1)
Coriolanus
141
Names and Places
142(2)
Index
144
Volume 2
Corn
1(2)
Creation Stories
3(6)
Crispin, St
9(1)
Crockett, Davy
9(1)
Cronus
10(1)
Cross
10(2)
Cuchulain
12(2)
Cybele
14(1)
Cyclopes
15(1)
Daedalus
15(2)
Dagda
17(1)
Dagon
17(1)
Damocles, Sword of
17(1)
Danae
18(1)
Danu
18(1)
Daphnis and Chloe
18(1)
Dekanawida
19(1)
Delilah
19(1)
Delphi
19(2)
Demeter
21(2)
Devi
23(1)
Devils and Demons
24(4)
Diana
28(1)
Dido
29(1)
Dionysus
30(2)
Djang'kawu
32(1)
Dracula
33(1)
Dragons
34(1)
Dreamtime
35(1)
Druids
36(2)
Dwarfs and Elves
38(2)
Dybbuk
40(1)
Echo
40(1)
Eden, Garden of
40(1)
Egyptian Mythology
41(7)
El
48(1)
El Dorado
48(1)
Electra
49(1)
Elysium
50(1)
Enkidu
50(1)
Enlil
50(1)
Enuma Elish
51(1)
Eros
52(1)
Eshu
52(1)
Eurydice
53(1)
Excalibur
54(1)
Fates
54(2)
Fatima
56(1)
Faust
56(1)
Fenrir
57(1)
Finn
57(1)
Finnish Mythology
58(3)
Fire
61(3)
Firebird
64(1)
First Man and First Woman
64(1)
Floods
65(4)
Flowers in Mythology
69(4)
Flying Dutchman
73(1)
Freyja
74(1)
Freyr
74(1)
Frigg
74(1)
Fruit in Mythology
75(3)
Furies
78(1)
Gaia
79(1)
Galahad
80(1)
Galatea
80(1)
Ganesha
80(2)
Ganymede
82(1)
Gauna
82(1)
Genies
82(1)
George, St
83(1)
Giants
84(2)
Gilgamesh
86(2)
Gluskap
88(1)
Godiva, Lady
89(1)
Gog and Magog
89(1)
Golden Bough
89(1)
Golden Fleece
90(1)
Golem
91(1)
Gordian Knot
92(1)
Gorgons
92(1)
Graces
93(1)
Greek Mythology
93(8)
Griffins
101(1)
Guinevere
101(1)
Hades
102(1)
Halcyone
103(1)
Hamlet
104(1)
Harpies
105(1)
Hathor
105(1)
Heaven
105(2)
Hecate
107(1)
Hector
108(1)
Hecuba
109(1)
Heimdall
110(1)
Hel
111(1)
Helen of Troy
111(2)
Hell
113(3)
Hera
116(2)
Hercules
118(3)
Hermaphroditus
121(1)
Hermes
121(1)
Hero and Leander
122(1)
Heroes
122(5)
Hiawatha
127(1)
Hinduism and Mythology
128(5)
Holy Grail
133(2)
Homer
135(1)
Horatii
136(1)
Horatius
136(1)
Horus
136(1)
Huehueteotl
137(1)
Huitzilopochtli
138(1)
Hunahpu and Xbalanque
139(1)
Hydra
140(1)
Hypnos
140(1)
Idun
140(1)
Igaluk
141(1)
Ile-Ife
141(2)
Iliad, The
143(2)
Inanna
145(1)
Inari
145(1)
Inca Mythology
146(4)
Indra
150(1)
Inti
151(1)
Io
151
Names and Places
152(2)
Index
154
Volume 3
Iphigenia
1(1)
Ishtar
1(1)
Isis
2(2)
Itzamna
4(1)
Ivan the Terrible
4(1)
Izanagi and Izanami
5(1)
Janus
6(1)
Japanese Mythology
6(5)
Jason
11(2)
Jerome, St.
13(1)
Jezebel
14(1)
Job
14(1)
Jocasta
15(1)
John Henry
15(1)
Johnny Appleseed
16(1)
Jonah
17(1)
Juggernaut
17(1)
Julian Hospitaller, St
17(1)
Kachinas
18(1)
Katonda
19(1)
Kibuka
19(1)
Kojiki
19(1)
Kokopelli
20(1)
Krishna
20(2)
Lady of the Lake
22(1)
Lancelot
22(2)
Laocoon
24(1)
Lares and Penates
25(1)
Lear, King
25(1)
Lebe
26(1)
Leprechauns
26(1)
Lethe
26(1)
Leviathan
27(1)
Leza
27(1)
Lilith
28(1)
Loch Ness Monster
28(1)
Loki
28(2)
Lucretia
30(1)
Lug
30(1)
Mahabharata, The
31(1)
Manco Capac
32(1)
Manticore
33(1)
Manu
33(1)
Marduk
34(1)
Mars
35(1)
Masewi and Oyoyewi
35(1)
Maui
36(1)
Mayan Mythology
36(5)
Medea
41(1)
Medusa
42(1)
Melanesian Mythology
43(4)
Menehune
47(1)
Menelaus
48(1)
Merlin
48(2)
Mermaids
50(1)
Metamorphoses, The
51(1)
Mexican Mythology
51(4)
Micronesian Mythology
55(4)
Midas
59(1)
Mimir
59(1)
Minos
60(1)
Minotaur
61(1)
Mithras
62(1)
Mixcoatl
62(1)
Modern Mythology
63(2)
Moloch
65(1)
Monsters
66(2)
Moon
68(2)
Morgan Le Fay
70(1)
Mujaji
71(1)
Mulungu
71(1)
Muses
71(1)
Mwindo
72(1)
Myrmidons
73(1)
Nabu
74(1)
Nagas
74(1)
Nala and Damayanti
75(1)
Narcissus
76(1)
Native American Mythology
76(8)
Nemean Lion
84(1)
Neptune
84(1)
Nibelungenlied
85(2)
Nicholas, St
87(1)
Nihongi
88(1)
Nike
88(1)
Nimrod
89(1)
Noah
89(1)
Norse Mythology
90(5)
Nummo
95(1)
Nut
96(1)
Nu Wa
97(1)
Nyame
97(1)
Nymphs
97(2)
Odin
99(2)
Odysseus
101(1)
Odyssey, The
102(4)
Oedipus
106(2)
Ogun
108(1)
Oisin
108(1)
Old Man
108(1)
Olorun
109(1)
Orestes
110(1)
Orion
111(1)
Oro
112(1)
Orpheus
112(1)
Osiris
113(1)
Ovid
114(1)
Paladins
115(1)
Pan
115(1)
Pandora
116(1)
Pan Gu
116(1)
Paris
117(2)
Patrick, St
119(1)
Pecos Bill
119(1)
Pegasus
120(1)
Pele
120(1)
Peleus
121(1)
Penelope
121(1)
Persephone
122(1)
Perseus
123(1)
Persian Mythology
124(3)
Phaedra
127(1)
Phaethon
127(1)
Philomela
128(1)
Phoenix
128(1)
Pied Piper of Hamelin
128(1)
Plants in Mythology
129(4)
Pleiades
133(1)
Polynesian Mythology
134(4)
Popol Vuh
138(2)
Poseidon
140(2)
Prester John
142(1)
Priam
142(1)
Procrustes
143(1)
Prometheus
143(2)
Proteus
145(1)
Psyche
146(1)
Ptah
147(1)
Pygmalion
148(1)
Pyramus and Thisbe
148(1)
Quetzalcoatl
149
Names and Places
152(2)
Index
154
Volume 4
Ra (Re)
1(1)
Ragnarok
2(1)
Rama
3(1)
Ramayana
3(2)
Rangi and Papa
5(1)
Reincarnation
6(3)
Rig-Veda
9(1)
Rip van Winkle
10(1)
Robin Hood
10(2)
Roland
12(1)
Roman Mythology
13(4)
Romulus and Remus
17(1)
Round Table
18(1)
Sacrifice
18(2)
Sagas
20(1)
Sages
21(1)
Samson
22(1)
Santa Claus
22(1)
Satan
22(2)
Sati
24(1)
Saturn
25(1)
Satyrs
25(1)
Savitri
25(1)
Scapegoat
26(1)
Scylla and Charybdis
26(1)
Sebastian St
27(1)
Sedna
27(1)
Seers
28(1)
Semitic Mythology
29(6)
Serpents and Snakes
35(2)
Set
37(1)
Shakuntala
38(1)
Shalott, The Lady of
39(1)
Shamash
39(1)
Sheba, Queen of
40(1)
Sheol
41(1)
Shiva
41(1)
Siberian Mythology
42(1)
Sibyls
43(1)
Sigurd
44(1)
Sinbad the Sailor
45(1)
Sirens
45(1)
Sisyphus
46(1)
Sodom and Gomorrah
47(1)
Sphinx
47(1)
Spider Woman
48(1)
Stars
48(2)
Stonehenge
50(1)
Styx
51(1)
sun
51(2)
Sunjata
53(1)
Susano-o
54(1)
Ta'aroa
54(1)
Taliesin
55(1)
Tannhauser
55(1)
Tantalus
55(1)
Telepinu
56(1)
Tell, William
56(1)
Tezcatlipoca
57(1)
Thanatos
58(1)
Theseus
58(3)
Thetis
61(1)
Thor
61(2)
Thoth
63(1)
Thousand and One Nights
63(1)
Thunderbird
64(1)
Tiamat
64(1)
Tiki
65(1)
Tiresias
65(1)
Titans
66(1)
Tlaloc
66(1)
Trees in Mythology
67(3)
Tricksters
70(2)
Tristan and Isolde
72(2)
Troilus and Cressida
74(1)
Trojan War
74(2)
Trolls
76(1)
Twins
76(3)
Tyr
79(1)
Ulysses
79(1)
Underworld
80(4)
Unicorn
84(1)
Upanishads
85(1)
Uranus
85(1)
Utnapishtim
86(1)
Valentine, St.
86(1)
Valhalla
87(1)
Valkyries
87(1)
Vampires
88(1)
Varuna
89(1)
Vedas
89(1)
Venus
90(1)
Vesta
91(1)
Vishnu
91(2)
Vulcan
93(1)
Wakan Tanka
94(1)
Wandjina
94(1)
Wayland
95(1)
Werewolves
95(1)
White Shell Woman
96(1)
Whittington, Dick
97(1)
Witches and Wizards
97(3)
Woman Who Fell From the Sky
100(1)
Xian
100(2)
Xibalba
102(1)
Xiuhtecuhtli
103(1)
Yellow Emperor
103(1)
Yggdrasill
104(1)
Yin and Yang
105(1)
Ymir
106(1)
Yu
106(1)
Zeus
107(4)
Glossary 111(4)
Names and Places 115(2)
Family Trees 117(4)
Suggested Readings 121(4)
Photo Credits 125(2)
Cultures Index 127(4)
Index 131

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