Ancient Mythologies: India, Persia, Babylon, Egypt (Paperback)
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Short Description for Ancient Mythologies This book tells stories of the ancient lands of India, Persia, Babylon and Egypt, when gods still lived among the people and brave heroes did great deeds. Children aged nine to twelve will delight in these ancient stories and gain an insight into other cultures.
- Published: 01 September 1999
- Format: Paperback 192 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780946206520 ISBN 10: 094620652X
Full description for Ancient Mythologies
This collection features myths from India, Persia, Babylon and Egypt. They have been retold in a style suitable for children and also as a teaching resource.' The meaning of some of the world's greatest myths and legends springs to life in this collection of stories retold for children. Through the epic adventures of colourful characters such as kings, beggars, gods and demons, we may catch a glimpse of the ancient wisdom of early mankind. Spanning the centuries from Atlantis to the civilisations of India, Persia, Babylonia and Egypt, the author portrays the development of mankind from primitive hunter-gatherers to builders of magnificent cities and the great pyramids. This book contains 21 stories, ranging from the well known legend of Isis and Osiris, to the less well known myth of Ahura Mazda and Ahriman. "Although intended as source material for teachers and parents of Waldorf School Children, the stories have a universal appeal for children aged nine to twelve years."