Mythologies of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Mythological Beliefs & Customs

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An exploration of beliefs, traditions and customs from around the globe and throughout history. An extensive introduction highlights key themes of myths across cultures, including the origins and significance of prehistoric wonders, creation myths and cosmologies, the Earth mother, gods and goddesses, heroes and villains, warrior leaders, the interrelationship between animals and deities, and the underworld and afterlife. Subsequent chapters, each written by an expert in the field, examine specific mythologies of different ...

Mythologies of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Mythological Beliefs & Customs 2001, Checkmark Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816044801

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