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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Keret straight away calls to his wife to prepare a fat lamb . After two days he is
well ... Not only has he lost all his male relatives , but none of the seven wives
whom he married in succession lived long enough to bear him children . The god
but if this is forged by magic then , The most prominent were however thin it is , it
is not going Odin's gracious wife , around me ' . Frigg , and Freyja , goddess The
Aesir said he would surely of fecundity and sensuality . break such a delicate ...
Although some THE GREAT GOD ' Oro cast off his wife , prehistory , having been
recorded in sources state that ' Oro's brothers or sons who became a sightless
mass of sand . Tahitian by the English missionary J. M. who were turned into pigs
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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