Cave paintings at Lascaux, France and Altamira, Spain, fraught with expression thousands of years later; point to an early human desire to form a cultural identity. In the Oxford Companion to World Mythology, David Leeming explores the role of mythology, or myth-logic, in history and determines that the dreams of specific cultures add up to a larger collective story of humanity. Stopping short of attempting to be all-inclusive, this fascinating volume will nonetheless be comprehensive, opening with an introduction exploring ...

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195387087

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195156690

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