Dictionary Of World Mythology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0191726931
  • ISBN-13: 9780191726934
  • DDC: 291.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1986 | Published/Released August 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1986

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Highlights the chief myths of the world in seven main sections--West Asia, South and Central Asia, East Asia, Europe, Africa, America, and Oceania. Presents the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia, the more mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India, and the stern spirits of the African and American continents. Drawing upon hundreds of myths from around the globe, it not only reveals the vast differences in these civilizations, but also demonstrates the unity of mankind in its fundamental need for explanations of the unknown

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: West Asia.
2: South and Central Asia.
3: East Asia.
4: Europe.
5: America.
6: Africa.
7: Oceania.
Further Reading.