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 Dunsun of northern Borneo say that their ancestors would not listen to a god
who showed them the way to be immortal , and among the Australian aborigines
death is often regarded as a divine punishment for ingratitude . The Bagobo ...
They also say that everyone possesses a tiny portion of the creator deity , a
divine spark ( kra ) . Whereas everyone has the same divine spark , the soul
reflects individual character and the inheritance each of us owes to our parents .
This idea ...
... introduction of 44 ; Tibetan belief 120 Dives 195 divination : Chinese 34 ;
Greek god of 65 divine doctor , Hindu 59 divine residences : Babylonian 126 ;
Borneo 39 ; Canaanite 18 , 65 , 69 , 85 ; Chinese 178 ; Eridu 86 , 106 ; Germanic
72 , 89 ...
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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