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Encyclopedia of Creation Myths


Мифы о сотворении мира, природы и человека - всем известные и те, о которых мы никогда не слышали...

This is one of the few complete reference sources on creation tales in mythology and religion as well as tales/theories from classical to modern times.
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An easy to use volume that addresses the full spectrum of information on the subject, Encyclopedia of Creation Myths is an indispensable reference source for students of mythology, religion, and classical literature as well as for general readers.
Articles, mostly the names of peoples or cultures, retell or describe creation myths ranging from rumored tales of lost civilizations to modern scientific theories. Other articles include story types, such as creation from ancestors, clay, dismemberment, cosmic egg, secretions, etc.; and subjects such as incest and earth mother. Lightly illustrated.

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