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Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places

Encyclopedia of Imaginary and Mythical Places PDF
Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2014-03-04
Book Size: 48.81 MB
Book Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 204
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Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places

by Theresa Bane, Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places book, The heavens and hells of the world's religions and the "far, far away" legends cannot be seen or visited, but they remain an integral part of culture and history. This encyclopedia catalogs more than 800 imaginary and mythological lands from all over the world, including fairy realms, settings from Arthurian lore, and kingdoms found in fairy tales and political and philosophical works, including Sir Thomas More's Utopia and Plato's Atlantis. From al A'raf, the limbo of Islam, to Zulal, one of the many streams that run through Paradise, entries give the literary origin of each site, explain its cultural context, and describe its topical features, listing variations on names when applicable. Cross-referenced for ease of use, this compendium will prove useful to scholars, researchers or anyone wishing to tour the unseen landscapes of myth and legend.



The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

The Dictionary of Imaginary Places PDF
Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Book Size: 37.49 MB
Book Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 755
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The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

by Alberto Manguel, The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places book, Describes and visualizes over 1,200 magical lands found in literature and film, discussing such exotic realms as Atlantis, Tolkien's Middle Earth, and Oz.



The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

The Dictionary of Imaginary Places PDF
Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher:
Release Date: 1987
Book Size: 24.98 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Geographical myths
Languages : en
Pages : 454
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The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

by Alberto Manguel, The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places book,



The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

The Dictionary of Imaginary Places PDF
Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher:
Release Date: 1981-01-01
Book Size: 71.90 MB
Book Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fantastic literature
Languages : en
Pages : 438
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The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places

by Alberto Manguel, The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Dictionary Of Imaginary Places book,



Encyclopedia Of Mythological Objects

Encyclopedia of Mythological Objects PDF
Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2020-05-29
Book Size: 42.22 MB
Book Format: PDF
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 227
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Encyclopedia Of Mythological Objects

by Theresa Bane, Encyclopedia Of Mythological Objects Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Mythological Objects book, Curious about the chains that bound Fenriswulf in Norse mythology? Or the hut of Baba Yaga, the infamous witch of Russian folklore? Containing more than one thousand detailed entries on the magical and mythical items from the different folklore, legends, and religions the world over, this encyclopedia is the first of its kind. From Abadi, the named stone in Roman mythology to Zul-Hajam, one of the four swords said to belong to the prophet Mohammed, each item is described in as much detail as the original source material provided, including information on its origin, who was its wielder, and the extent of its magical abilities. The text also includes a comprehensive cross-reference system and an extensive bibliography to aid researchers.



A Dictionary Of Mythical Places

A Dictionary of Mythical Places PDF
Author: Robin Palmer
Publisher: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated
Release Date: 1975
Book Size: 27.29 MB
Book Format: PDF
Category : Geographical myths
Languages : en
Pages : 118
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A Dictionary Of Mythical Places

by Robin Palmer, A Dictionary Of Mythical Places Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download A Dictionary Of Mythical Places book, An alphabetically arranged, cross-referenced dictionary of mythical, legendary, and famous literary places briefly describing the origin, location, and major characteristics of each place.



Encyclopedia Of Giants And Humanoids In Myth Legend And Folklore

Encyclopedia of Giants and Humanoids in Myth  Legend and Folklore PDF
Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2016-05-12
Book Size: 42.38 MB
Book Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 212
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Encyclopedia Of Giants And Humanoids In Myth Legend And Folklore

by Theresa Bane, Encyclopedia Of Giants And Humanoids In Myth Legend And Folklore Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Giants And Humanoids In Myth Legend And Folklore book, Every culture has in its folklore and mythology beings of immense size and strength, as well as other preternatural humanoids great or small who walk among us, serving the divine or fulfilling their own agendas. This book catalogs the lore and legends of more than 1,000 different humanoid species and individual beings, including the Titans, Valkyries, Jotnar, yōkai, biblical giants, elves, ogres, trolls and many more.



Encyclopedia Of Beasts And Monsters In Myth Legend And Folklore

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth  Legend and Folklore PDF
Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2016-04-25
Book Size: 67.56 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 428
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Encyclopedia Of Beasts And Monsters In Myth Legend And Folklore

by Theresa Bane, Encyclopedia Of Beasts And Monsters In Myth Legend And Folklore Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Beasts And Monsters In Myth Legend And Folklore book, Here there be dragons--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.



Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology

Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology PDF
Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2016-03-09
Book Size: 11.58 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 180
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Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology

by Theresa Bane, Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Spirits And Ghosts In World Mythology book, Of all the anomalous phenomenon reported, ghost sightings are by far the most common. The words "ghost" and "spirit" are used interchangeably in American English but in other cultures the lingering souls of the departed are not to be confused with ancestral spirits, demonic spirits, numens or poltergeists. This encyclopedia lists hundreds of entities of the spirit realm--from aatxe to zuzeca--from world mythology and folklore.



World Myth Or History

World Myth or History  PDF
Author: J.G. Cheock
Publisher: J.G. Cheock
Release Date: 2017-10-02
Book Size: 30.37 MB
Book Format: PDF, Docs
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 535
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World Myth Or History

by J.G. Cheock, World Myth Or History Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download World Myth Or History book, World myth deciphered and organized into a coherent story of our past. It is almost impossible to read world mythology without noticing common threads and patterns that seem to paint a bigger picture. A story told by our ancient ancestors for future generations to remember and learn. What if the eyewitnesses to past events were taken seriously? What if we listen to their stories with unbiased ears, free of assumptions? What if their stories were backed up by scientific discoveries? What if the myths can explain the mysteries?



The Dictionary Of Mythology

The Dictionary of Mythology PDF
Author: J. A. Coleman
Publisher:
Release Date: 2018-04
Book Size: 52.69 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Mythology
Languages : en
Pages : 512
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The Dictionary Of Mythology

by J. A. Coleman, The Dictionary Of Mythology Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Dictionary Of Mythology book, "An entertaining and wide-ranging reference of heroes, heroines, deities, mythical beasts, imaginary characters, legendary artifacts, mythological places and celebrated historical figures whose life stories have been embellished by legend. This comprehensive A-Z is packed with information on ancient stories from all corners of the globe." --Publisher description.