HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology by Neil…
Loading...

DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology (original 1999; edition 2005)

by Neil Philip (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
410344,722 (4.04)1
Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.
Member:christie311
Title:DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology
Authors:Neil Philip (Author)
Info:DK CHILDREN (2005), 72 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:None

Work details

Mythology (Eyewitness Books) by Neil Philip (1999)

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 3 of 3
291.1
  OakGrove-KFA | Mar 28, 2020 |
(7.5)
  mrsforrest | Oct 15, 2014 |
A very well-written, beautifully illustrated and informative book for adults as well as children. ( )
  pmg1980 | Dec 12, 2009 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review

Belongs to Series

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
What is mythology?
The word "myth" comes from the Greek "mythos," meaning a legend or a story. Sometimes it is used to mean something people believe that is not true: "It is a myth that carrots help you see in the dark." But mythology is not a collection of lies; it is a collection of truths. Each human culture makes stories about the creation of the world, the origins of humankind, and the meaning of life. These stories are myths. In one sense, mythology is religion in story form. But while the essence of religious belief is usually very simple, mythology can be highly complex. This is because myths are stories that explore rather than explain. They show the human mind searching to balance the forces of creation and destruction, of life and death.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.04)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 2
3.5 1
4 7
4.5
5 3

Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 151,699,259 books! | Top bar: Always visible