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 great god declares that Enten , who A Deity holding a vessel from which
water flowed . is in charge of irrigation , the ... The love of his by the sky god An .
The most important sister Geshtinanna secures his temporary deities were those
CALENDRICAL AND CULTURAL DEITIES CLASSICAL TEXTS relate mythic
episodes of numerous famous or shadowy deities . Two play a role in the
creation myth ( Woman Gua and Pan Gu ) , and four play a role in the flood myth (
CALENDRICAL AND CULTURAL DEITIES cal and compass . myth has a female
creator figure . It WAYS OF READING CHINESE contains dramatic and colourful
detail . MYTH The narrative begins after the creation THE MOST REWARDING ...
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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