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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Cattle OISIN , THE SON of Finn mac Cool , Otherworld on magnificent white
horses ; provided the Celts with most of their was out hunting one day with his
Ulster and Connacht are represented as everyday needs : meat , dairy products ,
To save himself , Sedna's father threw her overboard into the sea . Clinging on to
the side of the boat , Sedna pleaded with her father to save her . The storm grew
wilder and , one by one , Sedna's father cut off the joints of her fingers . As they ...
Despite his father's warnings , Morning Star painted his bronze body , stuck an
eagle's feather in his hair , put on his scarlet cloak and shining black moccasins ,
and appeared before the maid he loved . She fell in love at once and agreed to
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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