Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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The text becomes very fragmentary but it appears that Keret loses all his children
but the youngest daughter . MOT THE WORD MOT MEANS ' Death ' and he
personifies death in all its aspects ; to ' be eaten by Mot ' is to die . In the Ugaritic ...
Zeus , had 50 daughters – known as the Danaids – and his brother Aegyptus had
50 AT COLCHIS THERE HUNG a golden sons . Aegyptus wanted the ... The love
with her husband , king's daughter , Medea , fell in love with Lynceus . The 49 ...
It was consid armed herself , donning helmet and The marriage was a difficult
one . ered lucky to have some gold on one's per mail - coat , and went to Asgard
to seek Skadi was the daughter of a mountain son at sea , so as not to arrive
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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