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A dictionary of Chinese mythology.

Edward Theodore Chalmers Werner

A dictionary of Chinese mythology.

by Edward Theodore Chalmers Werner

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Published by Julian Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Chinese -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 625-627.

    StatementIntrod. by Hyman Kublin.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1801 .W35 1961
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 627 p.
    Number of Pages627
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5828744M
    LC Control Number61017239
    OCLC/WorldCa378099

    Chinese MythologyChinese Mythology in ContextThe people of China have a rich and complicated mythology that dates back nearly four thousand years. Throughout Chinese history, myth and reality have been intertwined. Historical figures have been worshipped as gods, and ancient myths are sometimes treated as historical truths. In addition, three great religious traditions—Confucianism, Taoism.   This video on Chinese mythology explains the Chinese creation myth starting from the first god Pangu. In this video, many creation myths have been fused, when often Pangu would be .

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    The Dictionary of Classical Mythology (Book). Scully, Stephen // Library Journal;2/1/, Vol. Issue 2, p73 Reviews the book 'The Dictionary of Classical Mythology,' by Pierre Grimal with translation and preface by A.R. Maxwell-Hyslop. Roots of Chinese Mythology China can trace its historical roots in a unbroken line for more than 4, years, and its mythological roots extend even farther back in time. From about to B. C., a people known as the Xia dominated the northern regions of China. The Xia worshiped the snake, a creature that appears in some of the oldest.


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