The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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The animal-man, painted on the wall of a cave or carved in stone, is another
archetypal figure of prehistory. Images of ... Imitating animals is evident in the
initiation rites of African peoples where young men still dress up as lions.
Legends of ...
The Bushmen of the Kalahari, also consider that the stars were formerly animals
or people. But deceased ancestors could appear on earth in the form of snakes.
A traditional character type (ntoro) of the Ashanti people of Ghana was even ...
This applied to animals as well. However, God regarded Noah as a just man and
was prepared to save him. God told Noah to build an ark and, with his wife and
three sons, to gather a male and female of every animal into the ark. He then sent
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This gorgeously illustrated book is divided into three sections: essays on the role of myth in major civilizations, including non-European ones; an encyclopedia of gods and goddesses; and a micropedia ... Read full review
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