Japanese Mythology A to Z

Japanese Mythology A to Z

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In a world thought to have been created--and nearly destroyed--by the primordial gods Izanagi and Izanami, mythic heroes battled ferocious dragons and giant spiders, while ordinary bamboo cutters and farmers made unexpected contact with the supernatural. Japanese Mythology A to Z, Second Edition is a valuable, colorful reference for anyone with an interest in mythology or Japanese culture.Coverage includes:In the 17th century, stone paths were created and maintained to make the journey through difficult terrain slightly ... According to the Shinto creation myth, Kuni- Toko-Tachi reigned before the emergence of Izanagi and Izanami, during a ... kurA-okAmi. The Shinto god of rain and snow. ... Rather than accept the shame of defeat, his grandmother Nu-no-Ama took the boy and jumped with him into the water.

Title:Japanese Mythology A to Z
Author:Jeremy Roberts
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2009


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