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by Georgia Peters,Philip Ardagh


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According to the legends, these beings are restless ancestor spirits who still harbor resentment toward the living. This remarkable African mammal is usually featured as a goddess in African legends. Women lose consciousness at the sight of them and only the most daring hunters enter these forests and survive. Worshiped in ancient Egypt as Tawaret, the goddess of fertility and childbirth, she was essentially regarded as a protective and caring deity.

The Legends of Africa reflect a wide-ranging series of kings, queens, chiefs and other leaders from across the African continent including Mali, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, Ethiopia and Eritrea. Shango was the third king of the Oyo in Yorubaland who brought prosperity to the kingdom he inherited. Many stories have been told about him, and several myths surround him. He stands as the cornerstone of many Afro-Caribbean religions.

World Book's series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world. The stories are written in a creative way to approximate the artistry of the originals and are accompanied by colorful paintings and photographs. Each volume from the 12 book set includes phonetic pronunciations and a pronunciation guide, a list of some of the culture’s gods and other legendary and mythical figures, and a glossary of special terms.

The myths and legends of different groups are given, revealing both similarities and differences. From there it goes to examine myths of the creative ancestor figures and beliefs on the cycle of life, death and rebirth

The myths and legends of different groups are given, revealing both similarities and differences. From there it goes to examine myths of the creative ancestor figures and beliefs on the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Both are central to African beliefs, and are somewhat connected as people are believed to continue their involvement with the community after death as ancestor figures eventually to be reborn. These are very sophisticated ideas common throughout the coninent and again, numerous myths and legends are given

In this book you will find myths that are a bit like the fairy tales of old Africa. They contain magic and imagination. So here, in this book are myths that never happened, alongside legends that just might be true. It’s up to you to decide. Dianne stewart and jay heale.

In this book you will find myths that are a bit like the fairy tales of old Africa. Sometimes they try to explain why the world is as it is, and sometimes they just entertain. Here, too, are time-worn legends that started with a true happening and then the story took on a life of its own. Now no-one can be sure what is truth and what is invented. In traditional societies in southern Africa there is a taboo against telling folktales during the day, for fear that the storyteller would grow horns.

African Myths and Legends . The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make African myths and legends so compelling.

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A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come.
African Myths & Legends (World Book Myths & Legends Series) download epub
Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
Author: Georgia Peters,Philip Ardagh
ISBN: 0716626055
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
Language: English
Publisher: World Book Inc (August 1, 2001)
Pages: 64 pages