3 edition of The myth of the bird found in the catalog.
The myth of the bird
Translated from Serbian (roman).
|Statement||Miroslav Antić ; translated by Ileana Ćosić.|
|LC Classifications||PG1418.A63 A23 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||255 p. :|
|Number of Pages||255|
|LC Control Number||2002408130|
If you try to imitate the bird, you risk making it angry and putting a spell on you. The spell is the sound of the bird call growing more and more persistent until it invades your sleep, and eventually drives you mad. Chuyachaki. A very common figure in local folklore, this story has similarities to Greco-Roman myths of woodland fauns and satyrs. Lei Gong, a Chinese thunder god, often depicted as a bird man; Langmeidong-It is a mythology creature from Manipuri mythology, in the form of a semi human, semi hornbill, with an avian body and a human head. The second people of the world in Southern Sierra Miwok mythology; Morpheus, son of Hypnos and a god of dreams.
A phoenix in Greek mythology was a bird that could live for a long time and could also be regenerated or reborn from the ashes of its predecessor. Some sources say that the phoenix simply died and decomposed before being reborn, but others claim that it would combust and die wrapped in flames. It was believed that it could live over years at a time. More about Birds in Mythology Famous Birds in Literature Albatross in Rime of the Ancient Mariner The Albatross Charles Baudelaire poem Archimedes an owl and various hawks, falcons, and white-fronted geese in The Once and Future King by T. H. White Billina a chicken in numerous Land of Oz books by L. Frank Baum Captain Flint a parrot in.
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Patent describes the bird's spiraling mating flight and then examines its place in pre-Columbian art and mythology, concluding with what is known of its life cycle and current endangered status. Although CIP places this book in folklore, there is enough natural history here to make it useful in the bird section.5/5(1).
The myth alludes to the Parable of the Sower in the Synoptic Gospels The myth of the bird book chapter 9 of the Gospel of Thomas. In the front matter of the book, the myth is set out: There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life, more sweetly than any other creature on the face of the : Colleen McCullough.
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Quetzalcoatl / ˌ k ɛ t s æ l k oʊ ˈ ɑː t əl / (Spanish: [ketsalˈkoatl] (); Classical Nahuatl: Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬ'kowaːt͡ɬ], in honorific form: Quetzalcohuātzin, modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help info)) is a deity in Mesoamerican culture and literature whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and means "feathered serpent" or "Quetzal-feathered Serpent".
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