Encyclopedia of World Mythology

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Barnes & Noble Books, 1999 - Mythology - 320 pages
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.

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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review

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Introduction
6
Egypt
44
Rome
68
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