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Legends and myths.

Legends and myths.

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Published by Virgin Islands of the United States, Dept. of Education? in [St. Thomas? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- West Indies.,
    • Folklore -- West Indies.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of folklore from the Virgin Islands.

      Edition Notes

      SeriesBooklet - [Virgin Islands of the United States, Department of Education] ; no. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1 .L374
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[73] leaves :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4485546M
      LC Control Number79314470

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      Lies, Legends, and Cherished Myths of American History by Richard Shenkman has the kind of title to make one cringe. One may well picture a self-righteous professor blasting his gullible readers and their hypocritical teachers, for rejecting truth in favor of fairy tales like Plymouth Rock and George Washington and the Cherry Tree/5. Greek Myths and Legends. Zeus was the king of the gods, and he ruled the other gods (such as Aphrodite the goddess of love, Apollo the god of music and archery, Hermes the god of travel, Poseidon the god of the sea) at Mount Olympus. Heracles was the son of Zeus, and was a great warrior. He successfully completed the 12 tasks (or "labours.

        Combining vivid retellings of famous legends with over 1, illustrations of characters, famous artworks, and artifacts, Myths and Legends makes it easier than ever before to understand the stories that are central to every :   The terms myth, folklore, legend, and fairy tale are often used interchangeably, leading to the misconception that they mean the same thing: fanciful tales. Although it's true that these terms may refer to bodies of writing that answer some of life's basic questions or present commentary on morality, each type presents a distinct reader experience.


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