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spindle imp and other tales of Maya myth and folk lore

Alida Malkus

spindle imp and other tales of Maya myth and folk lore

by Alida Malkus

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Alida Sims Malkus; with drawings by Erick Berry [pseud.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M295 Sp
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.l., 3-176 p. incl.illus., plates.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6762598M
LC Control Number31022896
OCLC/WorldCa10687466

Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single. The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death (A Mayan Myth) The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death is a graphic novel with a high level of appeal to children in upper KS2. Follow the tale of the hero twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, whose special skills at the Mayan ball game Po-ta-Pok cause upset to the rulers of the land of the dead.

Mayan and Aztec mythology / Michael A. Schuman. p. cm. — (Mythology) Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary: Discusses various Mayan and Aztec myths, including creation stories and tales of principal gods and goddesses. ISBN 1. Maya mythology. 2. Aztec mythology. 3. Maya gods—Juvenile literature. 4. Aztec. The Book of Lost Tales has a closer connection to the fair folk, as the first presentation of Melian describes her as a "fay", and the link between Lúthien and hemlocks (a rather poisonous plant associated with witchcraft, for instance in Macbeth) persists all the way to The Lord of the Rings.

Maya mythology is part of Mesoamerican mythology and comprises all of the Mayan tales in which personified forces of nature, deities, and the heroes interacting with these play the main roles. Other parts of Maya oral tradition (such as animal tales and many moralising stories) do not properly belong to the domain of mythology, but rather to legend and folk tale. The oldest myths date from the. Visit the links below to learn about Mayan myths related to objects in the sky, and aspects of their world. Member Benefits. Teacher Newsletter. Teacher Newsletter. Partnership Opportunities. Explore Mythology of the Mayas. The Earth: Bacabs The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal.


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