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World Mythology: An Anthology of Great Myths and Epics

World Mythology: An Anthology of Great Myths and Epics

3rd Edition
By Donna Rosenberg
Copyright: 1999

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ISBN10: 0844259667 | ISBN13: 9780844259666

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Preface

Introduction

The Middle East

Babylonia

The Enuma elish

Egypt

Osiris, Iris, and Horus

Hittite

Telepinu

Sumer/Babylonia

Gilgamesh

Persia

Esfandyar, the Prince Who Would Be King

Greece and Rome

Greece

The Creation of the Titans and the Gods
The Ages of Man
Demeter and Persephone
The Labors and Death of Heracles
The Iliad
Jason and the Golden Fleece
Medea

Rome

Pyramus and Thisbe
The Aeneid

The Far East and the Pacific Islands

India

The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe
The Ramayana

China

The Creation of the Universe and Human Beings
Chi Li Slays the Serpent

Japan

Amaterasu
Kotan Utunnai (Ainu)

New Zealand

The Creation Cycle (Polynesia/Maori)

Hawaii

The Taming of the Sun (Polynesia/Hawaii)

The British Isles

Ireland/Scotland

The Ages of the World
Dagda the Good

England/Scandinavia

Beowulf

England/France

King Arthur

Northern Europe

The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe
The Death of Balder
The Theft of Thor's Hammer
Sigurd the Volsung

Africa

Nigeria

The Creation o the Universe and Ife (Yoruba)

Zaire

The Origin of Life and Fire (Boshongo/Bakuba)

Benin

The Quarrel Between Sagbata and Sogbo (Fon)

Ghana

Gassire's Lute (Soninke)

Mali

Bakaridjan Kone (Segu)

The Americas

Bolivia

The Creation (Tiahuanaco/Aymara)

Peru

The Children of the Sun (Inca)

Venezuela

Wanadi the Creator (Yekuhana)

Guatemala

The Creation (Maya)

Mexico

The Creation Cycle (Toltec/Aztec)
Quetzalcoatl (Toltec/Aztec)

United States

The Emergence (Navajo)
Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away (Crow)

United States/Canada

The Woman Who Fell from the Sky (Iroquois/Huron)
Raven and the Sources of Light (Haida/Tsimshian/Tlingit)
Sedna (Inuit)

Canada

Caught by a Hair-String (Micmac)

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index of Characters with Pronunciation Guide