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Orpheus : myths of the world / Padraic Colum ; twenty engravings by Boris Artzybasheff.

By: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Contributor(s): Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Series: Floris classics. Publisher: New York : The Macmillan Company, 1930Description: xxxi, 327 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0863155197.Subject(s): Mythology | FolkloreDDC classification: 398.2
Contents:
Egyptian: Osiris and Isis -- Re, His Going-Down and Uprising -- Babylonian: In his Beginning -- Gilgamish -- The Story of Uta-Naphishtim and of the Deluge That Destroyed All That Was Earth -- Ishtar's Descent Into The World Below -- Persian: Jamshid the Resplendent -- Jewish Post-Christian Period: The Angels and the Creation and Fall of Man -- The Confounding of the Angel of Death -- Greek: In the Beginning -- Prometheus -- Pandora -- Demeter -- Orpheus -- Dionysos -- Apollo -- Herakles -- Roman: The Children of Mars -- Numa the Law-Giver -- The Sibyl -- Pomona and Vertumnus -- Graeco-Roman: Cupid and Psyche -- Celtic: Irish - Midir and Etain -- The Death of Conaire Mór, the King of Ireland --The Voyage of Bran to the Land of the Immortals -- Welsh - Pwyll, Prince of Dyfed and His Visit to Annwfn, the Realm of Faerie -- Math, the son of Mathonwy -- Finnish: Lemminkainen, His Destruction and His Restoration to Life -- Icelandic: In the Beginning -- The Building of the Wall -- Mimir -- Baldr -- Loki's Punishment -- The Children of Loki -- Ragna Rok, The Fate of the Gods -- Indian: Vedic - The Heavenly Nymph and Her Mortal Husband -- Epic - The Churning of the Ocean -- The Birth of the Ganges -- Savitri and the Lord of the Dead -- Damayanti's Choice -- Buddhist - Gotama's Attainment -- Chinese: In the Beginning -- The Weaver Maiden and The Herdsman -- Japanese -- The Sun Goddess and the Storm God and the Strife there was Between Them -- The First People -- Polynesian: New Zealand - In the Beginning -- New Zealand and Hawaii - Ma-ui the Fire-bringer -- How Ma-ui Strove to Win Immortality For All Creatures -- Pe-le, Hawaii's Goddess of Volanic Fire -- Pervuvian: Viracocha -- The Llama-Herder and the Virgin of the Sun -- Central American and Mexican: In the Beginning -- the Twin Heros and the Lords pf Xibalba -- Quetzalcoatl -- Quetzalcoat;'s Enemy -- The Gods of the Azteca -- The Azteca -- Zuni: Paiytuma and the Maidens of the Corn -- Index
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Published: New York : Macmillan, 1930.

Includes index.

Egyptian: Osiris and Isis -- Re, His Going-Down and Uprising -- Babylonian: In his Beginning -- Gilgamish -- The Story of Uta-Naphishtim and of the Deluge That Destroyed All That Was Earth -- Ishtar's Descent Into The World Below --

Persian: Jamshid the Resplendent -- Jewish Post-Christian Period: The Angels and the Creation and Fall of Man -- The Confounding of the Angel of Death --

Greek: In the Beginning -- Prometheus -- Pandora -- Demeter -- Orpheus -- Dionysos -- Apollo -- Herakles -- Roman: The Children of Mars -- Numa the Law-Giver -- The Sibyl -- Pomona and Vertumnus -- Graeco-Roman: Cupid and Psyche --

Celtic: Irish - Midir and Etain -- The Death of Conaire Mór, the King of Ireland --The Voyage of Bran to the Land of the Immortals --

Welsh - Pwyll, Prince of Dyfed and His Visit to Annwfn, the Realm of Faerie -- Math, the son of Mathonwy -- Finnish: Lemminkainen, His Destruction and His Restoration to Life --

Icelandic: In the Beginning -- The Building of the Wall -- Mimir -- Baldr -- Loki's Punishment -- The Children of Loki -- Ragna Rok, The Fate of the Gods --

Indian: Vedic - The Heavenly Nymph and Her Mortal Husband -- Epic - The Churning of the Ocean -- The Birth of the Ganges -- Savitri and the Lord of the Dead -- Damayanti's Choice -- Buddhist - Gotama's Attainment --

Chinese: In the Beginning -- The Weaver Maiden and The Herdsman --

Japanese -- The Sun Goddess and the Storm God and the Strife there was Between Them -- The First People --

Polynesian: New Zealand - In the Beginning -- New Zealand and Hawaii - Ma-ui the Fire-bringer -- How Ma-ui Strove to Win Immortality For All Creatures -- Pe-le, Hawaii's Goddess of Volanic Fire -- Pervuvian: Viracocha -- The Llama-Herder and the Virgin of the Sun -- Central American and Mexican: In the Beginning -- the Twin Heros and the Lords pf Xibalba -- Quetzalcoatl -- Quetzalcoat;'s Enemy -- The Gods of the Azteca -- The Azteca --

Zuni: Paiytuma and the Maidens of the Corn --

Index

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