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Myths and Legends of India, Egypt, China and Japan - RACHEL STORM

Myths and Legends of India, Egypt, China and Japan

Hardcover Published: 29th February 2008
ISBN: 9780754819462
Number Of Pages: 256

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In this magnificent reference book, the powerful and evocative mythologies and religions of the East are revealed in all their glory. An instantly accessible A to Z structure, fully cross-referenced throughout, details the pantheon of gods of the East. Over 500 color pictures of sacred people and holy places, drawn from original sources, accompany the text. Pictorial features detail important mythological themes: Yin and Yang, the avatars of Vishnu, demons and black magic, and the incarnations of the mother goddess. From the flood myths of the western lands and the Egyptian temples, to the sacred rivers of Central Asia and the dragon festivals of eastern lands, this volume splendidly recreates the rise of many cultures. This book is an exhaustive and fascinating guide to the mythology of the gods and goddesses, heroes, sacred animals and places of the East. Bringing together the legends of many incredibly diverse cultures, in a highly accessible style, it is the classic reference on the subject.

ISBN: 9780754819462
ISBN-10: 0754819469
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 29th February 2008
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 24.13  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.63
Edition Number: 1

Rachel Storm

About the Author

Rachel Storm is a journalist and author specialising in religion, alternative religion and spirituality.

Her publications include In Search of Heaven on Earth, an investigation into the roots of various New Age beliefs; The Sacred Sea, an examination of myths and legends linked to the deep; Myths of the Near East; and The Exorcists. She has also edited and written introductions to several books on mythology.

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