The World of Myths & Mythology
A Source BookBook - 1998
Despite the boundaries of geography and time, civilizations around the world have drooped myths that reveal a universal human quest for the meaning of life and a deeper understanding of the mystery of being. Enjoy learning the different interpretations of creation; the sun, moon, heaven, and earth; death, rebirth. and the underworld; heroes, warriors, and their quests; legendary lovers and divine desires; tricksters and beasts and monsters. The myths contained in this fascinating anthology are drawn from a wide array of cultures, among them Greek Egyptian, Indian, African, Norse, South American, Chinese, Japanese, and Native North American. As you read these tales, you will discover a surprising connection to the ancient people who related them. We are all concerned with who we are and where we have come from.
Published: London : Blandford, 1998.
Branch Call Number: BL311 .B37 1998
Characteristics: 320 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: World of myths and mythology