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World mythology : an anthology of the great myths and epics

Author: Donna Rosenberg
Publisher: New York : Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All cultures have mythology at their core! This book features myths and epics from 7 world regions.

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Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Rosenberg
OCLC Number: 231835966
Reproduction Notes: Large print. Louisville, Ky. : American Printing House for the Blind.
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Description: xxi, 722 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Middle East: Babylonia, Enuma Elish; Egypt, Osiris, Isis, and Horus; Hittite, Telepinu; Summer/Babylonia, Gilgamesh; Persia, Esfandyar, the prince who would be king --
Greece and Rome: Greece, Creation of the Titans and the Gods; Rome, Pyramus and Thisbe --
Far East and the Pacific Islands: India, Creation, death, and rebirth of the universe; China, Creation of the universe and human beings; Japan, Amaterasu; New Zealand, Creation cycle (Polynesia/Maori); Hawaii, Taming of the sun (Polynesia/Hawaii) --
British Isles: Ireland/Scotland, Ages of the world; England/Scandinavia, Beowulf; England/France, King Arthur --
Northern Europe: Creation, death, and rebirth of the universe --
Africa: Nigeria, Creation of the universe and life (Yoruba); Zaire, Origin of life and fire (Boshongo/Bakuba); Benin, Quarrel between Sagbata and Sogbo (Fon); Ghana, Gassire's lute (Soninke); Mali, Bakaridjan Kone (Segu) --
Americas: Bolivia, Creation (Tiahuanaco/Aymara); Peru, Children of the Sun (Inca); Venezuela, Wanadi the creator (Yekuhana); Guatemala, Creation (Maya); Mexico, Creation cycle (Toltec/Aztec); United States, Emergence (Navajo); United States/Canada, Woman who fell from the sky (Iroquois/Huron); Canada, Caught by a hair-string (Micmac).
Other Titles: Glencoe world mythology
Responsibility: Donna Rosenberg.

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