(The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology) 2 Vol. Set) PDF/EBOOK Ç Anthony S. Mercatante
F Reference EncyclopediaCall Number R201 MercContent Scope This ncyclopedia covers a wide range of information from well known mythological creatures and heroes to popular fairy tale stories Accuracy Authority and Bias Facts on File is a popular and respected authority in the reference world having published
resources for decades Arrangement and Presentation This work includes over 3000 Conscience and Memory entries arranged in typicalncyclopedia format Relation for decades Arrangement and Presentation This work includes over 3000 Pansy Vol. 6 entries arranged in typicalncyclopedia format Relation Similar Works Previous Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods editions of thisncyclopedia were printed in 1998 2003 and 2004 Timeliness and Permanence This collection of world mythology and folklore is a trusted resource for middle and high school students and has been updated several times solidifying its permanent presence in school libraries AccessibilityDiversity The content covered is richly diverse surveying major and minor cultures and religions from biblical times to present Cost 150Professional Review Snodgrass ME 2009 May 27 The facts on file ncyclopedia of world mythology and legend Booklist Online Retrieved from. Na Merseburg charms Nostradamus Oral theory Skald Urban legend Vampi. As I continue to try and minimize my life the main books I want to keep
are my folklore books However this one won t be one of themIn my opinion my folklore books However this one won t be one of themIn my opinion better book is Funk Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore Mythology and Legend FW may not be uite as wide ranging culturally but it s in depth in what it covers It s also a considerably larger book whereas this one is both shorter and spends it s last 150 pages on a bibliography and an index Sure it s useful but it also means less content tooAnother Sure it s useful but it also means less content tooAnother I never liked about this book is it spends too much space on deities and saints I suppose it s personal taste but these ntries just aren t as interesting in my opinion as Education in a New Society entries on thingssymbols and the beliefs associated with them Forxample cats willows mushrooms the cross tc The best book I ve found in this regard would have to be The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols by Jean Chevalier and Alain GheerbrantThat said this might still be superior for some readers This is going to be better for someone who wants to look up something. Animal Farm Barbarossa Big Foot Cardiff Giant Chaucer Djinn Four Hor.
SUMMARY The Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology) 2 Vol. SetUick without doing a
lot of searching and reading If I was doing a research paper Iof searching and reading If I was doing a research paper I prefer this book if I was just browsing for fun I d prefer the FW This has far ntries whereas the FW will spend 7 pages on Germanic Folklore for xample Also it s very wide ranging culturally speaking whereas FW can be slightly Euro centric although not ntirelyThis
have asily bound into one volume instead of two This just annoys me and I recall when I ordered a used copy the seller only had the first volume and assumed the book was one volume and I had to reorder I only recently auired this 2 book set and I ve only skimmed through a few selections but I cannot wait to delve deeply into it It covers the world s myths and legends and from the standpoint of an Historian I love to see what s behind the historical recollections Myths and legends themselves are history of course Mercatante AS Dow JR 2009 The facts on file ncyclopedia of world mythology and legend Vol 2 3rd d New York Facts On File Inc Citation By Michelle Funk Type Semen of the Apocalypse Fujiyama Gnosticism Knights Templar La Lloro.could have asily