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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There are also Moors of Arab origin and Burghers , descendants of Portuguese
or Dutch settlers . A loose form of Hinduism was introduced to the island by the
earliest settlers , and this gradually came to incorporate native deities and spirits .
500 CE Extent of Silla Kingdom after 670 CE o A T c 8 Seoul Kyerim Forest
Kyongju o Nam - San A INTRODUCTION HE ORIGINS of the Korean people can
be traced to around 1000 Myo Hyang - San A C BCE when Bronze Age warriors
The narrative of this complex myth describes the origin of the three primal clans
of Cheju , the origin of the island's culture , and the change from a hunting /
gathering society to an agrarian society . There are no parallels to this myth in
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