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She advised them to walk along, throwing stones over their shoulders. The
stones thrown by Deucalion turned into men and those thrown by Pyrrha into
women. The human race was thus re-created from the earth. Myths of
autochthony were ...
However, instead of bringing up soil in his claws, as in versions related by other
tribes, the crawfish built a mud chimney that eventually reached the surface of the
water. THE STORYTELLING STONE THERE WAS ONCE an orphan who grew ...
H THE CALENDAR STONE AZTEC CREATION MYTHS are vividly portrayed in
the impressive Calendar Stone. Discovered in 1790 near the Great Aztec Temple
in Mexico City, the four- metre-wide disc is less a true calendar than a ...
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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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