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Myths of the world : a thematic encyclopedia

Author: Michael Jordan
Publisher: London : K. Cathie, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Divided into mythological themes, rather than in A-Z format, this reference book relates each myth to its culture and period of origin, and has detailed cross-referencing and indexing. It is intended  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Michael, 1941-
Myths of the world.
London : K. Cathie, 1993
(OCoLC)891964301
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jordan
ISBN: 1856261107 9781856261104
OCLC Number: 30115243
Description: xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Myths of animism --
Myths of sun, moon and stars --
Creation myths --
Myths of birth --
Myths of childhood --
Myths of apocalypse, fire and flood --
Myths of confrontation --
Epic myths --
Myths of love --
Myths of death and afterlife --
Myths of immortality --
Myths of the otherworld --
Myths of magical powers --
Myths of hunting --
Myths of charter and kingship --
Moral and doctrinal myths --
Miscellaneous myths.
Responsibility: Michael Jordan.

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