Folk-Lore in the Old Testament; Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend and Law Volume 1

Folk-Lore in the Old Testament; Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend and Law Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...caves, but the caves shut them out. Thus was accomplished the ruin of that race of men: they were all given up to destruction and contempt. But they say that the posterity of the wooden race may still be seen in the little monkeys which live in the woods; for these monkeys are very like men, and like their wooden ancestors their flesh is composed of nothing but wood.2 1 A. de Herrera, The General His-f H. H. Bancroft, The Native Races of tory of the vast Continent and Islands the Pacific States, iii. 66 sq. of America, translated by Captain John "Brasseurde Bourbourg, Popol Vuh, Stevens (London, 1725-1726), iii. le Livre Sacri et les Mythes de I'Aiiti 2545.; Brasseurde Bourbourg, ffis-quite' Amtricaine, avec Ics livres toirc des Nations Civilities du Mexique heroiques et hisioriques des QuickCs et de I'AmMqtie Centrale, iii. 81; (Paris, 1861), pp.i7-3i; H. H. Bancroft, The Native Races of the Pacific AbW Brasseur de Bourbourg contains States t. 44-47. ThcPofol K/;issaid the Quiche text with a French translate have been discovered by a Dominican tion, dissertation, and notes. The Father, Francisco Ximenes, who was original manuscript is supposed to curate of the little Indian town of have been written by a Quiche' Indian Chichicastenango, in the highlands of in the latter part of the sixteenth Guatemala, at the end of the seven-century. See F. Max Muller, Selected teenth or beginning of the eighteenth Essays on Language, Mythology and century. The manuscript, containing Religion (London, ISSI), ii. 372 sq.; a Quiche text with a Spanish transla-H. H. Bancroft, op. cit. iii. 42 sqq. tion, was found by Dr. C. Scherzer The Huichol Indians, who inhabit a mountainous region The near Santa Catarina in Western Mexico, have also a legend...
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774493
  • 9781236774491