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Since the dawn of time, people have examined the sky, pleaded to it, and animated it with heroes, symbolic objects, and both benevolent and terrifying gods. In words and pictures, this book explores the complex mythologies that have arisen about the heavens, as well as our relationship with the mysterious sky. 198 illustrations, 148 in full color; 10 maps, 8 of which glow in the dark.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810928732
Translator:
Zielonka, Anthony
Author:
Zielonka, Anthony
Author:
Verdet, Jean-Pierre
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Miscellanea
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Heaven
Subject:
Sky gods
Subject:
Astronomy -- Miscellanea.
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
General Religion
Edition Description:
Harry Abrams
Series:
Discoveries Harry Abrams
Series Volume:
39
Publication Date:
19921030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
199
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.5 in 0.61 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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