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Star myths from many lands; spring skies,

Author: Dorothy Waties Renick
Publisher: New York, Chicago C. Scribner's Sons [©1931]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Waties Renick
OCLC Number: 1610231
Notes: Charts on lining-papers.
Description: xi, 206 pages illustrations 19 cm
Contents: The Great Bear (Ursa Major): The Mother bear and her cub (Classical) --
The Battle of Set and Horus in the west (Egyptian) --
The Seven sages of India (Aryan-Hindu) --
Somadatta and his kingdom in the south (Aryan-Hindu) --
The Seven sleepers of Ephesus (Medieval Christian) --
Hans the wagoner (Teutonic) --
The Stolen oxen (Basque) --
The Hunters who are always hunting (Micmac) --
The Seven Hunters and the grizzly bear (Wichita) --
The Woman "Mixed Timber" carried away (Wichita) --
The Coyote woman and her child (Wichita) --
The Big sister who became a bear (Arapaho) --
The girl who had power to call the buffalo (Arapaho) --
The Ending of the world (Pawnee) --
Ojeeb Annung, the summer maker (Ojibway) --
"Okena, Okeman!" (Blackfoot) --
History of the Great Bear --
The Little Bear (Ursa Minor): Tirawa creates the earth (Skidi-Pawnee) --
Why the dead never come back (Caddo) --
The North star's bride (Caddo) --
The Guiding spirit (Iroquois) --
Echo and the north star (Ojibway) --
History of the Little Bear --
The Two Lions (Leo Major --
Leo Minor): The Nemean lion (Classical) --
History of the two lions --
The Star Nests / The Crab (Cancer): Dionysius and the hate of Hera (Classical) --
The Battle with the giants (Classical) --
Berenice's Hair: Why Berenice cut her hair (Egyptian) --
Veronica's handkerchief (Medieval Christian) --
History of the two star nests --
The Water-snake, the crow, and the cup (Hydra --
Corvus --
Crater): The Fig bird (Classical) --
Heracles battles with Laernean Hydra (Classical) --
Coronis and Phoebus (Classical) --
History of the water-snake, the crow, and the cup.
Responsibility: by Dorothy Waties Renick.

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