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Title:
Mythology
Author:
Philip, Neil.
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Physical Description:
71 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Surveys the various ways in which different cultures have sought to explore meaning and make sense of the world through stories.
General Note:
Originally published in the United States in 1999.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is mythology? -- Creation of the world -- The cosmos -- Sun and moon -- Making humankind -- Supreme beings -- Floods and storms -- The elements -- The natural world -- Fertility and birth -- Children of the gods -- Ancestor worship -- Evil forces -- Superheroes -- Divine weapons -- Gods of war -- Contacting the spirits -- Love, fortune, and happiness -- Tricksters -- Animal idols -- Mythical beasts -- Painting the story -- Universal creatures -- Death and the underworld -- Sacred sites -- End of the world -- Did you know? -- Mythical meanings -- Find out more -- Glossary.
ISBN:
9780756696948
Format :
Book

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