Dictionary of World Myth

Dictionary of World Myth

by Peter Bently
     
 

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This is the most comprehensive guide to all the major figures and places of mythology from around the world. All major bodies of myth are covered, from Chinese and Tibetan to Slavonic and North American.  See more details below

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This is the most comprehensive guide to all the major figures and places of mythology from around the world. All major bodies of myth are covered, from Chinese and Tibetan to Slavonic and North American.

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Identifies characters and a few other topics from the mythologies of Europe, the Americas, India, Africa, Europe, China, the Middle East, and other cultures. Sketches their features and the best known or typical stories about them. Includes illustrations from carvings, drawings, woodcuts, and sacred artifacts. The bibliography is divided by region, but the individual entries are not referenced. No pronunciation guide. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780816033256
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.73(d)

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