eBook African Mythology A To Z, 2nd Edition

  • J. Roberts
  • Patricia A. Lynch
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  • ISBN-10: 143813133X
  • ISBN-13: 9781438131337
  • DDC: 299.6
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

The African continent is home to a fascinating and strong tradition of myth, due in part to the long history of human habitation in Africa; the diversity of its geography, flora, and fauna; and the variety of its cultural beliefs. African Mythology A to Z, Second Edition is a readable reference to the deities, places, events, animals, beliefs, and other subjects that appear in the myths of various African peoples. For the first time, this edition features full-color photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Mythology A to Z.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Countries and Tribal Regions.
Time Line of African History.
1: Abassi.
2: Aberewa.
3: Abosom.
4: Abradi.
5: Abua.
6: Abuk.
7: Abu Nuwas.
8: Abu Yazid.
9: Adroa.
10: Adroanzi.
11: Afterworld.
12: Agbè.
13: Agè.
14: Agemo.
15: Agipie.
16: Aido-Hwedo.
17: Aiwel Longar.
18: Ajok.
19: Akoma Mba.
20: Akongo.
21: Ala.
22: Al-Kahina.
23: Al-Khidr.
24: Ama.
25: Amadlozi.
26: Amma.
27: Amokye.
28: Amulets and Talismans.
29: Anansasem.
30: Anansi.
31: Ancestors.
32: Animals.
33: Ants.
34: Antar.
35: Arebati.
36: Aruan.
37: Arum.
38: Asaase Yaa.
39: Asamando.
40: Asis.
41: Ataa Naa Nyongmo.
42: Atai.
43: Atunda.
44: Baatsi.
45: Bakuba Creation Account.
46: Bambara Creation Account.
47: Bard.
48: Bat.
49: Baudi.
50: Bayajida.
51: Bemba.
52: Bigo Bya Mugenyi.
53: Birds.
54: Buffalo.
55: Bulane.
56: Bumba.
57: Bunzi.
58: Bushongo Creation Account.
59: Bush Spirits.
60: Cannibals.
61: Chameleon.
62: Chido.
63: Chinawezi.
64: Chipfalamfula.
65: Chiuta.
66: Chuku.
67: Chwezi.
68: Cosmic Egg.
69: Cosmology.
70: Creation Account.
71: Crocodile.
72: Crow.
73: Culture Hero.
74: Dance.
75: Dausi.
76: Da Zodji.
77: Death, Origin of.
78: Demane and Demazana.
79: Deng.
80: Ditaolane.
81: Djakomba.
82: Djo.
83: Dog.
84: Dogon Cosmology.
85: Dogon Creation Account.
86: Drums and Drumming.
87: Dzivaguru.
88: Ebele.
89: Eclipse.
90: Eland.
91: Elephant.
92: Enfant-Terrible.
93: En-Kai.
94: Epic.
95: Eshu.
96: Fa.
97: Fang Creation Account.
98: Faro.
99: Fire.
100: Flood.
101: Fon Creation Account.
102: Fox.
103: Frog.
104: Funzi.
105: Ga-Gorib.
106: