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All goes well until one day the eagle breaks their oath and eats up the young of
the serpent, who cries out to Shamash for revenge. The god kills a bull and tells
the serpent to hide inside the cadaver. When the greedy eagle alights on the ...
VALHALLA T THOR FISHES FOR THE WORLD SERPENT THOR'S
PARTICULAR ADVERSARY was the monstrous Jormangand, the World Serpent,
who lay coiled around the world at the bottom of the sea. On one occasion, Thor
The Ngaju people of Kalimantan (Borneo) speak of their creation from the Tree of
Life by Tambarinang, the hornbill of the Gold Mountain. The water serpent is also
creat ed by the hornbi II, but the bird later destroys the serpent in its battle with ...
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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
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