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African mythology, A to Z

by Patricia Ann Lynch

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION,
  • African Mythology,
  • Juvenile Encyclopedias,
  • General

  • About the Edition

    Alphabetically listed entries discuss the myths, traditions, beliefs, and characters of African mythology.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Ann Lynch ; revised by Jeremy Roberts
    SeriesMythology A to Z, Mythology A-Z
    ContributionsRoberts, Jeremy, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2400 .L96 2010eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (149 p.)
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25568788M
    ISBN 10143813133X
    ISBN 109781438131337
    OCLC/WorldCa649919105

    African mythology is intricate, complex, and the ideals behind some of their mythological beliefs were often intertwined with actual events. This book examines how both myth and fact contributed to the culture and traditions of the African people and how some stories continue to be influential. This collection of fascinating, mysterious, and revealing tales captures the immense sweep and diversity of African mythology. The stories touch on virtually every aspect of belief: gods and goddesses, epic heroes and divine tricksters, along with epics of the world's origins, the struggle between the human and the divine, and much : Harold Scheub.

    Full text of "African Mythology A To Z (2nd Edition) " See other formats.   Book Overview Designed specifically for young readers, the Mythology A to Z series explores the world's most important myths and legends in an accessible and entertaining manner. Each volume includes vividly written entries on the major figures, places, stories, objects, and themes of a given mythology.5/5(1).

    An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI3N More information about this seller | Contact this seller 2. African Mythology. Parrinder, Geoffrey. Published by London Paul Hamlyn African Mythology A to Z Celtic Mythology A to Z Chinese Mythology A to Z Egyptian Mythology A to Z Greek and Roman Mythology A to Z No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by File Size: 6MB.


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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on November 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: The African continent is home to a fascinating and strong tradition of myth, due in part to the long history of human habitation in Africa; the diversity of its geography, flora, and fauna; and the variety of its cultural beliefs.

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Get this from a library. African mythology A to Z. [Patricia Ann Lynch] -- Designed specifically for young readers, the Mythology A to Z series explores the world's most important myths and legends in an accessible and entertaining manner. Each volume includes vividly. NOTE: Categorising a story as a myth does not necessarily imply that it is on and mythology differ, but have overlapping aspects.

Many English speakers understand the terms "myth" and "mythology" to mean fictitious or r, according to many dictionary definitions, these terms can also mean a traditional story or narrative that embodies the belief or beliefs of a.

Designed specifically for young readers, the Mythology A to Z series explores the world's most important myths and legends in an accessible and entertaining manner. Each volume includes vividly written entries on the major figures, places, stories, objects, and themes of a given mythology.

A vast continent, Africa is the home of the first humans and the birthplace of many cultures, ranging. A-Z Prezi Of Africa's History By Sneha and Heidi L iberia Liberia was established by the U.S.

as a colony for the former African slaves. The U.S. had a long history of getting involved with Liberia's affairs, occasionally helping out the freed slaves. Liberia and Ethiopia were. African Mythology A to Z Chelsea House Publications | | English | pages | PDF | 6 Mb The African continent is home to a fascinating and strong tradition of myth, due in part to the long history of human habitation in Africa; the diversity of its geography.

Book Review: African Mythology A to Z by Patricia Ann Lynch. with one comment. Source: Ebookcom. My Review: The best thing about this reference is its content. The book covers mythology from many different African tribes, rather than just the well-known ones.

In addition, the book also covers the beliefs and customs for certain animals. African mythology is filled with spirits, invisible beings with powers for good or evil.

Spirits are less grand, less powerful, and less like humans than the gods, who often have weaknesses and emotions. Many spirits are associated with physical features such as mountains, rivers, wells, trees, and springs.

Many gods have more than one name. Our Holy Database currently contains African deity names and unique articles. The concise list can be found on our pantheon page of African Gods and spirits.

This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more. A-Bol, Abassi, Abiku, Abuk, Achimi, Adriambahomanana, Adro, Adroa. In African mythology, Jok is the concept of the divine; it can be good or evil, one or many. Unlike Europeans, who believe spiritual beings must be separated, African mythology believes Jok is the unified spirit of all supernatural beings: God and the spirits, the.

Pages in category "African mythology stubs" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). According to Akan mythology, all humans lived deep within the earth.

One day, seven men, five women, a leopard, and a dog crawled out of a hole made by a massive worm. Looking around them, the astonished people became terrified, but Adu Ogyinae—the first man on the surface—seemed to understand the world and its wonders.

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For the first time, this edition features full-color photographs and illustrations. Coverage includes: Creation accounts from various African cultures.