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Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend By Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

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Based on the text of "Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable", this work is alphabetically ordered. Over 4000 entries describe the origins and significance of mythological beings and legendary figures and events from a range of cultures and ages.
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Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Alphabetically ordered, this book contains over 4000 entries which describe the origins and significance of mythological beings and legendary figures and events from a range of cultures and ages. The breadth of coverage includes: gods and goddesses from the major world faiths; legends, rites and beliefs from religions and cults from all ages of mankind; sprites, spirits and monsters from folklores of ancient civilizations in Eastern and Western Europe, and from the Americas and Australasia; fabulous beasts, birds, insects and fish featuring in the iconography or animism of diverse cultures; and legendary characters and fabled events from the literary traditions of many nations, including anonymous sources in folk tales, nursery rhymes, ghost stories. It is aimed at the general reader and at students of anthropology, sociology, history, comparative religion, folklore and literature.

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GOR001645765
Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Brewer's S.
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1992-09-17
320
0304340847
9780304340842
N/A
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