Synopses & Reviews
Lewis Spence (1874-1955), one of the world's great mythologists specialized in the myths of Latin America. In this classic volume, he not only recounts a rich selection of the myths themselves, but discusses their meaning and significance for the cultures that produced them. First published in 1913, THE MYTHS OF MEXICO AND PERU is enhanced by more than 60 photos and illustrations.
Creation myths, legends of Quetzalcoatl, Tlaloc, the Rain-God, The Bird Bride, Thonapa, and many more. Over 60 photos and illustrations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-339) and index.