DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology, 1st Edition

  • Neil Philip
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  • ISBN-10: 0756688175
  • ISBN-13: 9780756688172
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

This is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewelry, and sculptures offer a unique eyewitness view of mythology and its gods, godesses, heroes, and monsters. See the world in a sealskin, Quetzalcoatl's spectacular headdress, Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, the one-eyed Cyclops, and much, much more!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What is Mythology?.
2: Creation of the World.
3: The Cosmos.
4: Sun and Moon.
5: Making Humankind.
6: Supreme Beings.
7: Floods and Storms.
8: The Elements.
9: The Natural World.
10: Fertility and Birth.
11: Children of the Gods.
12: Ancestor Worship.
13: Evil Forces.
14: Superheroes.
15: Divine Weapons.
16: Gods of War.
17: Contacting the Spirits.
18: Love, Fortune, And Happiness.
19: Tricksters.
20: Animal Idols.
21: Mythical Beasts.
22: Painting the Story.
23: Universal Creatures.
24: Death and the Underworld.
25: Sacred Sites.
26: End of the World.
27: Did you Know?.
28: Mythical Meanings.
29: Find Out More.
Glossary.
Other Backmatter.
Index.
Acknowledgments.