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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A ENKI HE IS THE SON of the sky - god An and his mother is Nammu , a goddess
of water and creation . ... He is not a war - like god and his major adversaries are
various goddesses , most notably Inanna who tricks him into giving away ...
His sister Hestia was goddess of the hearth and home and Demeter , whose
name means ' grain mother ' , was goddess of agriculture . Zeus's sister Hera also
became his wife . They gave birth to Ares , the god of war ; Hephaestus , the god
The Aesir took Gleipnir GODDESSES to Fenrir , who looked at it carefully . ...
Frigg , and Freyja , goddess The Aesir said he would surely of fecundity and
sensuality . break such a delicate band , seeing as These two have sometimes
he had ...
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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