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The encyclopedia of myths and legends

Stuart Gordon

The encyclopedia of myths and legends

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Published by Headline in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Encyclopedias,
  • Legends -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 778-787

    StatementStuart Gordon
    The Physical Object
    Pagination787 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages787
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17997223M
    ISBN 100747239363
    LC Control Number94020823
    OCLC/WorldCa30110417


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Jan 01,  · The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East, the Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology is a comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and warriors/5.

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Myths and Legends of China collects some of the most famous Chinese stories. Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, Myths and Legends of China helps children explore the rich mythologies and legends of the peoples of China.

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4 vols. New York: Arkana, Cooper, J. C, ed. Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. New York: Cassell, *Cotterell, Arthur. The Macmillan. Philip Wilkinson has more than 50 titles to his credit in the fields of history, mythology, and the arts. He is the writer of DK's Myths and Legends: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings, a cowriter of Eyewitness Companion: Mythology, and the consultant on Pages: Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives or stories that play a fundamental role in a society, such as foundational tales or origin gloryland-church.com main characters in myths are usually gods, demigods or supernatural humans.

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Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged/5(66). Myth has existed in every society.

Indeed, it would seem to be a basic constituent of human culture. Because the variety is so great, it is difficult to generalize about the nature of myths. But it is clear that in their general characteristics and in their details a people’s myths reflect, express, and explore the people’s self-image.

gloryland-church.com this book presents,possibly for the first time,the myths and legends in their translated form. In addition, a great deal of historical, geographical, and biographical information related to the Slavs and their mythology has been included so that readers may gain the deepest possible understanding of the myths and legends against.

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ISBN - Mr. Gordon explores, in a complete, comprehensive manner, the Myths and Legends of the world's past and present civilizations. Gordon presents a wide ranging survey of the global mythology and symbols, past and present.

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Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek and Norse mythology. Myths are retold orally from generation to generation and/or preserved in sacred collections or scripture, often believed to have emanated from a deity or deities.

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Webb, Editors Danielle Dattolo, Emily Francisco, Bronwen Fetters, Jaime Hillegonds, and Andrew Wickersham, Assistant Editors. What do Native American Creation myths, "tall tales" of Johnny Appleseed and Paul Bunyan, and today's "urban myths" have in common. Greek mythology, body of stories concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks.

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It gives general information regarding multiple people in history. Book Sources on Specific Cases of Myths: Bell, Bob Boze. The Illustrated Life and Times of Billy the Kid. Tri Star Boze Publications, Content of myths. All cultures have developed their own mythology over time.

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