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In successive attempts Lugh told the gatekeeper that he was a champion, a
harpist, a warrior, a poet, a historian, a magician and a metal-worker. He said he
was even prepared to serve as a cup-bearer. But nothing he offered was needed.
Unlike the Tan'gun myth, this myth is only concerned with the establishment of
the state and not with the origin of the people's culture. It also differs from heroic
tales told in Europe and the Mediterranean area which use the motif of the flight
Chippewa myths may be divided roughly into the following classifications:
Wenebojo (a real person) creation myths; tales about Matchikwewis and
Oshkikwe, mostly cautionary tales told by women to young girls showing them
how to behave; ...
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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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