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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BABYLONIAN MYTHOLOGY Ancient Babylonian ceramic art depicting a lion ,
symbol of Ishtar . IL MARDUK THE NATIONAL BABYLONIAN god rose to
importance during the First Dynasty of Babylon . He was the son of Ea and , like
him , had ...
COSMIC DESTRUCTION R THE WORLD AS SYMBOL INDIAN MYTH has made
every aspect of nature into a symbol of divinity , celebrated in dance , poetry ,
music , sculpture , painting and architecture . One of the oldest symbols is the
Fazail - sungaizzz R THE LIVES OF BUDDHA which lies at the heart of Buddhist
PEACOCK , ELEPHANT AND COW THE JATAKA STORIES recount the many
teachings and which is the over - riding ANIMALS ARE ever - present symbols in
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