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Myths of Oceania (Mythic World)

by Anita Dalal

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other,
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Aboriginal Australians,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, Polynesian,
  • Oceania,
  • Polynesians,
  • Religion,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10666757M
    ISBN 100739849786
    ISBN 109780739849781
    OCLC/WorldCa48951200

    Hello everyone, my name is Brittany and I am an anthropologist who is filming a documentary for the History Channel in pursuit of the truths behind the myths and origins of the creation stories of Oceania. This is a three-part series that will involve three different creation stories. The mythology and deities of the Pacific region are both complex and diverse. They have been developed over many centuries on each of the islands and atolls that make up Oceania. There are some deities which are shared between many groups of islands—particularly among the islands of the Polynesian-speaking peoples—while others are specific.

    Most Indian myths and legends have been derived from two of its epic poems, Mahabharata and Ramayana, as well as from the ancient Hindu texts, Puranas. The spellbinding stories in these books excite, enthral and frighten readers at the same g: Oceania. World Myths, Oceania: Maui's Heroic Adventures by Holub, Joan, ill., and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    However in a book containing pages of those pages are just Greek myths, dont get me wrong I like Greek mythology but its also the Woohoo! Five, four years ago I started reading this interesting book, but I didn’t move past 60 pages because I had this genius idea to copy the myths by hand/5(3). A physical copy of Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales: Oceania signed by Kate, Kel, and Sloane, physical copies of all the other Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales books, the first collection of Prism Stalker, her 3 digital comics Body, Crawling, and Surfacing, (Descriptions are in update #3.) and a PDF download of all of the Cautionary Fables books.


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Myths of Oceania (Mythic World) by Anita Dalal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Myths of Oceania (Mythic World) Library Binding – February 1, by Anita Dalal (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anita Dalal Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Anita Author: Anita Dalal. This is an excellent, if somewhat dated, book about the myths, legends and religions of the South Pacific.

The introduction gives an overview of the various peoples and culture groups of Oceania, including the Australian aborigines (the indigenous people of Australia), the Melanesians (darker skinned people of New Guinea and other parts of the western Pacific), the Micronesians (the native Cited by: 8.

A very interesting book with lots of myths and tales from the different islands of Oceania, maybe even a bit too much.

Because the book wants to cover whole Oceania, most of the myths /5. Get this from a library. Myths of Oceania. [Anita Dalal] -- Presents some of the mythology of Oceania, particularly Polynesia and Australia, and gives some background information on the peoples there.

Maui, Kakamora and Other Legends of Oceania has stories and facts about these legends and more compiled from several books and sources. Note: This book is geared toward readers between 7 and 11 years old, depending on their reading level.5/5(1). Polynesian mythology (BOOK) Category Oceania mythology stubs (BOOK) This page was last edited on 24 Februaryat (UTC).

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. By using this site. p; Myths and details of illustrations image of the spirit of the long grass, Morkulkualuan (Katherine), Djanggawul, Kunapipi (commenting on womens part in ceremony), the snake (Wollonga (Warramunga); Ayers Rock (Pitjantatjara); Wadi Gudjara (Western Desert), the Hard Yam woman & the Arrowroot man (Wikmunkan); Sivri the seagull (Mabuiag & Cape York); sky heroes of the south-east.

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Format: Unknown Binding. In the end, Barthel decided that the tablets contained true writing in the form of ideograms, small pictures standing for single words, often combined to form yet other words. They stood for the key words of a chant, as if it had been written like a telegram.

Most of the tablet inscriptions are myths, according to Barthel. Oceanic mythology Traditional beliefs of the native inhabitants of mythological traditions are varied and complex.

Among the Polynesians, there are various accounts of the creation of the world by the celestial deity Tangaroa (Ta'aroa).Maui, the most famous of the Polynesian mythic heroes, often thought of as half god and half human, is known for his cunning deeds.

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This book collects a handful of retellings of myths and legends from across the globe. From Africa to Europe, to native America to the Oceania, each story is equally captivating and thought provoking/5(4).

Myths of Oceania (Mythic World) by Anita Dalal, FebruaryRaintree edition, Library Binding in EnglishPages: An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Presents some of the mythology of Oceania, particularly Polynesia and Australia, and gives some background information on. Get this from a library. New world mythology: myths and legends of Oceania and the Americas.

[Alice Mills;] -- Takes the reader on a journey into the past, bringing to life the enthralling events and characters found in the myths of the Australian Aborigines, Maori, Native Americans, May, Incas, and other. Religion and mythology were interwoven in Hawaiian culture; and local legends and genealogies were preserved in song,chant, and narrative.

Martha Beck with was the first scholar to chart a path through the hundreds of books, articles, and little-known manuscripts that recorded the oral narratives of the Hawaiian people. The Menehune of Polynesia and Other Mythical Little People of Oceania (Facsimile Reprint) Paperback – Octo by Katharine Luomala (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and s: 1. Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 31 cm Chinese mythology ; Japanese mythology ; Tibetan mythology --Mythology of Oceania.

Oceanic mythology ; Australian Aboriginal mythology ; Maori mythology --Mythology of the Americas. North American mythology ; Mesoamerican. Mythology is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the world's myth and legends presented in six different sections - the Classical Era, European Mythology, Egyptian and African Mythology, Middle East and Asian Mythology, Mythology of Oceania, and Mythology of the Americas/5(2).

The mythology of Oceania and the gods of the Pacific region are both complex and diverse. They have been developed over many centuries on each of the islands and atolls that make up gods are shared between many groups of islands while others are. Get this from a library! Oceanic mythology: the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia.

[Roslyn Poignant] -- Legends drawn from primary sources .COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.World Mythology Edited by Roy Willis "In this fascinating and authoritative encyclopedia, scholarly contributors use more than color photographs, maps, and artifacts to describe the myths of Egypt, the Middle East, India, China, Tibet, Mongolia, Japan, Greece, Rome, the Celtic lands, Northern and Eastern Europe, the Arctic, North and South America, Mesoamerica, Africa, Australia, Oceania.