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Annotated guides : myths & legends, Neil Philip

Label
Annotated guides : myths & legends
Title
Annotated guides
Title remainder
myths & legends
Statement of responsibility
Neil Philip
Title variation
Myths & legends
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes a family tree of the Greek gods, beginning with union of sky and earth, Uranus and Gaia. Explores more than 50 myths and legends through paintings, artifacts, and annotation
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
291.1/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL311
LC item number
.P46 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Annotated guides : myths & legends, Neil Philip
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's most enduring myths and legends explored and explained
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): The Caribbean (The voodoo gods) -- North America (Mountainway -- Lone Man -- Myths of the Arctic Circle) -- Central America (Legends of Quetzalcoatl -- The hero twins) -- Australia (The dreaming -- The killing of Lumaluma) -- Polynesia (Maui-of-a-thousand-tricks) -- India (The churning of the ocean -- The avatars of Vishnu -- Shiva and his family -- Rama and Sita) -- China (The ten suns of heaven -- The eight immortals) -- Japan (The sacred mountain -- Amaterasu hides away)
  • Contents: Egypt (The creation -- Re, the sun god -- Osiris, Isis, and Horus)-- Sumeria (The epic of Gilgamesh) -- Iran (Ahura Mazda and Ahriman) -- Greece and Rome (Gods of Olympus -- Prometheus -- Aphrodite and Ares -- The rape of Persephone -- Orpheus and Eurydice -- Aphrodite and Adonis -- Cupid and Psyche -- Artemis and Actaeon -- Apollo and Daphne -- King Midas -- Pan and Syrinx -- Zeus and Danaë -- Perseus and Andromeda -- The tragedy of Oedipus -- The labors of Heracles -- Jason and the Golden Fleece -- Theseus the hero -- The minotaur -- Dionysus and Ariadne -- Leda and the swan -- The judgment of Paris -- Odysseus returns home -- Dido and Aeneas) -- Northern Europe (The Norse gods -- The world tree myth -- Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer -- Lohengrin -- The story of Väinämöinen) -- Celtic (Lord of the beasts -- The Holy Grail -- Tristan and Iseult -- The death of Arthur) -- West Africa (Eshu the Trickster -- The cosmic serpent)
Dimensions
36 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780789441171
Lccn
98048836
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
ocm40256031
Label
Annotated guides : myths & legends, Neil Philip
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's most enduring myths and legends explored and explained
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): The Caribbean (The voodoo gods) -- North America (Mountainway -- Lone Man -- Myths of the Arctic Circle) -- Central America (Legends of Quetzalcoatl -- The hero twins) -- Australia (The dreaming -- The killing of Lumaluma) -- Polynesia (Maui-of-a-thousand-tricks) -- India (The churning of the ocean -- The avatars of Vishnu -- Shiva and his family -- Rama and Sita) -- China (The ten suns of heaven -- The eight immortals) -- Japan (The sacred mountain -- Amaterasu hides away)
  • Contents: Egypt (The creation -- Re, the sun god -- Osiris, Isis, and Horus)-- Sumeria (The epic of Gilgamesh) -- Iran (Ahura Mazda and Ahriman) -- Greece and Rome (Gods of Olympus -- Prometheus -- Aphrodite and Ares -- The rape of Persephone -- Orpheus and Eurydice -- Aphrodite and Adonis -- Cupid and Psyche -- Artemis and Actaeon -- Apollo and Daphne -- King Midas -- Pan and Syrinx -- Zeus and Danaë -- Perseus and Andromeda -- The tragedy of Oedipus -- The labors of Heracles -- Jason and the Golden Fleece -- Theseus the hero -- The minotaur -- Dionysus and Ariadne -- Leda and the swan -- The judgment of Paris -- Odysseus returns home -- Dido and Aeneas) -- Northern Europe (The Norse gods -- The world tree myth -- Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer -- Lohengrin -- The story of Väinämöinen) -- Celtic (Lord of the beasts -- The Holy Grail -- Tristan and Iseult -- The death of Arthur) -- West Africa (Eshu the Trickster -- The cosmic serpent)
Dimensions
36 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780789441171
Lccn
98048836
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
ocm40256031

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