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THE OLYMPIC PANTHEON BIRTH FROM THE SOIL OF THE MANY DIFFERENT
accounts of the birth of humanity perhaps the most important is the idea of birth
from the earth itself, autochthony. Zeus, enraged with mankind, sent a flood to ...
Ravana, the enemy of Rama, was cursed to fall from paradise to endure three
births as a demon and to be killed each time by Vishnu. In his first birth he was
Hiranyakashipu, who was killed by Narasimha, the fourth incarnation of Vishnu; ...
The mythic narrative as recorded in the Samguk yusa is composed of four scenes
which describe how: a king discovered the daughter of a river spirit who had
been raped; the river spirit's daughter gave birth to a giant egg out of which the
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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