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Dictionary of Superstition and Mythology
by Thomson Gale
Written in English
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Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend Paperback – Jan. 1 superstition and the kitchen sink all thrown together by the Funk and Wagnalls people. These are the same folks who sold your parents encyclopedia volumes, each week, at the local grocery stores. Sure they weren't quite Britannica but they sufficed/5(20). Condition: very good. First. pages. Short thick 4to, 1/2 blue cloth, a bit edgeworn and dust-soiled. Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, First edition. Overall a very good copy. A dictionary of information dealing with Chinese superstitions, mythology and literary history. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact.
Page - Gallus, and the conflicting elements of vice and virtue which were so strongly combined in the character of Valentinian, are all sketched with boldness, vigour, and truth. But although sufficiently acute in detecting and exposing the follies of others, and especially in ridiculing the absurdities of popular superstition, Ammianus did not entirely escape the contagion. Book Summary: The title of this book is A Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions and it was written by Philippa Waring. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Souvenir Press and has a total of pages in the :
Bibliography. Below is a list of books that have been used to compile the encyclopedia. Further references can be found in individual articles. A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology. Bonnerjea, Biren. Thomson Gale, The Wordsworth Dictionary of Mythology. Comte, Ferand. Ware: Wordsworth Editions, Ltd, The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (, originally published under a slightly different title) is an encyclopedia / biographical by William Smith, the dictionary spans three volumes and 3, is a classic work of 19th-century work is a companion to Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities and Dictionary .
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A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology Hardcover – January 1, by Biren Bonnerjea (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology [Biren Bonnerjea] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology: Biren Bonnerjea: : Books5/5(1). David Pickering's dictionary tries to explain the rationale behind most of the common superstitions and their historical, geographical and cultural origins.
Some of the superstitions cannot simply be wished is a logical and scientific fact behind them/5(28). According to _A Dictionary of Superstitions_, the answer to that one goes back to The book is filled with page after page of the interesting stories behind close to any superstition one could imagine.
As its title suggests, the superstitions are presented in a dictionary format, something that I /5(19). Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bonnerjea, Biren.
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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Is it good or bad luck to mention a pig to a fisherman /5. SUPERSTITIONS AND MYTHOLOGY Rainbow: The rainbow is considered by many nations to be a demon ; thus in New Zealand (Taylor), among the Karensin Dahomey (Burton), among the.
Indians of Ecuador (Karsten), the same superstition, with slight variations, is. Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole.
Written by a leading scholar of ancient civilizations, A Dictionary of World Mythology presents the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia, the more mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India, and the stern spirits of the African Author: Arthur Cotterell.
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I've always thought that black cats were universally considered bad luck, but the book is British, so perhaps the superstition is different in Europe. Many of the superstitions described in the book are European, although there are also plenty from the U.S.
and some from other areas of the by: 5. Cassell Dictionary of Superstitions book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An A-Z guide to the origins and meaning of supe 4/5.
This is a fascinating dictionary covering the wide range of folk beliefs that have survived into our own age. Each superstition is illustrated by quotations tracing its development through the centuries.
Entries tell of the traditional significance of animals, colours, days, and the elements; rituals to be observed at certain seasons or when faced with natural and unnatural occurrences; cures Author: Iona Opie. Bird Superstitions. Also see the Dream Dictionary for more modern interpretations of common dreams.
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Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Secure packaging for safe Rating: % positive. Buy Funk and Wagnall’s Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend New edition by Leach, Maria, Fried, Jerome (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18). Robert Elsie. A dictionary of Albanian religion, mythology and folk culture.
ISBN Hurst & Company, London pp. The presence of the Albanians in southeastern Europe has been documented for about a thousand years now, but their roots. Cassell's Dictionary of Superstitions is, I must say, one of the better ones, and I can highly recommend it. I bought this book sight-unseen and have not been disappointed.
Within you will find references to a near-encyclopaedic listing of items, ideas, places, worldviews, etc. detailing the superstitions and beliefs associated with by: 7.Encyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World: A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life 4/5(1).Originally published inthis is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore.
Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the.