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The myths and legends of ancient Egypt and Africa

Author: Joanne Randolph
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2018.
Series: Mythology and legends around the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creation tales, stories of tricksters, and descriptions of deities are just a few elements of the rich tradition of the mythology of ancient Egypt and Africa. This bright book celebrates the diversity of these stories and takes a close look at the cultures they stemmed from. The book also examines how these captivating ancient myths and legends continue to appear in culture today.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myths and legends of ancient Egypt and Africa.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2018
(DLC) 2017052894
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Randolph
ISBN: 9781502632777 1502632772 9781502634450 1502634457
OCLC Number: 1004717450
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancient Egyptian myths and legends --
Animal tales --
An old tale, preserved --
Myths from Nigeria --
A few other African myths.
Series Title: Mythology and legends around the world.
Responsibility: edited by Joanne Randolph.

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Creation tales, stories of tricksters, and descriptions of deities are just a few elements of the rich tradition of the mythology of ancient Egypt and Africa. This bright book celebrates the diversity of these stories and takes a close look at the cultures they stemmed from. The book also examines how these captivating ancient myths and legends continue to appear in culture today.

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