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Tale of Myths and Legends: Book One; Fallen Star By Michael Wayne Phelps
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The incomprehensible limitlessness of the cosmos, filled with unfathomable cognitions and endless possibilities; showing that even infinity can die. An immeasurable cosmological enigma, littered with... More > multitudinous astronomical anomalies which subtly coruscate evanescent rays of incandescent-twilight. Multifarious distant suns, gracefully shedding their fading memories; from another place in time…< Less
Myths and Dreams By Edward Clodd
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The object of this book is to present in compendious form the evidence which myths and dreams supply as to primitive man’s interpretation of his own nature and of the external world, and more... More > especially to indicate how evidence carries within itself the history of the origin and growth of beliefs in the supernatural. The examples are selected chiefly from barbaric races, as furnishing the nearest correspondences to the working of the mind in what may be called its “eocene” stage, but examples are also cited from civilised races, as witnessing to that continuity of ideas which is obscured by familiarity or ignored by prejudice. Had more illustrations been drawn from sources alike prolific, the evidence would have been swollen to undue dimensions without increasing its significance; as it is, repetition has been found needful here and there, under difficulty of entirely detaching arguments advanced in the two parts of this work: Such as: Solar Theory of Myth, Totemism: Belief in from Animal or Plants.< Less
The Jim Morrison Myth By Allyn de Lev
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Originally entitled "Lord Jim: Mythos of a Rock Icon," The Jim Morrison Myth carefully goes through the Morrison corpus with an eye to explaining how and why Morrison became the mythic... More > figure that he has. Looking at the Morrison story in just this way has never been done before, and through this lens we discover things about Morrison that have been largely overlooked and neglected. Chapters include "The Rock Star as World Savior," "Jim Morrison's Oedipal Complex," and two very interesting appendices: "The LA Woman Phenomenon" and "The Gospel According to James Douglas Morrison." Those who are interested in myth, religion, spirituality, as well as those just interested in Morrison and the Doors, will find this book fascinating, and well worth the admission price. Allyn de Lev is a freelance writer and musician who writes regularly on rock, mythology, and spirituality. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and a M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.< Less
Star Bright By J.K. McGrath
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Zane Stephens and Lisa Scott, two maverick academics, chase UFO's across the country and find each other, as well as a conspiracy to take over the Earth by extra-terrestrial intellgences.
Star Bright By J.K. McGrath
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Zane Stephens and Lisa Scott, two maverick academics, chase UFO's across the country and find each other, as well as a conspiracy to take over the Earth by extra-terrestrial intellgences.
Dark Star By Patrick Thompson
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"In a World Filled with Chaos, Only Darkness Can Survive..." A Role-playing book designed for those who have always wanted to learn and for the more experienced role-player. Dark Star is... More > a unique and original story that goes into the details of the World “Rouen.” It includes history, maps, legends, character classes and much more. Dark Star includes ideas for adventures and everything needed to run a complete game. This role-play was designed to be used as a complete game or just use sections you need to create your own game. This is a unique approach unlike other basic role-plays available. "A myth has been told From the beginning of time But is there truth that lies within? Chaos reigns free Dark Star is awakened The Myth come true What choice will He make? To leave or to destroy? How can this be real, the people cry But it is just a myth, right?"< Less
Upon the Stars By Diana Nixon
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For centuries, the University of Dever has been a fount of knowledge, mysteries and magic. Every gifted person could find a home there. Until the day the gifts became evil…. Now Eileen,... More > Christian and their friends need to find a way to save Dever and to protect its dwellers from the hermits who will stop at nothing to destroy the world they live in. But what if everything they believe in is just a myth? An illusion that was never supposed to become real…. What if the love they are bound with is just a dream that will vanish with the first rays of the morning sun?< Less
A Shadow of Stars By Aaron Hodkinson
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In this third and final installment of the Pocket Watch Trilogy, we find Takt Zifferblatt and Thaddeus Loveguard once again drawn into another adventure, but this time it is to not only save the Myth... More > World, but to save the Human World and destroy the evil of the Malimar once and for all. However, this time they are to face and enemy so dark and terrible that it will cost more than they have ever known to see it fall. In this final chapter.... All things must end.< Less
Beowulf in the Sky: Beowulf as an Astronomical Myth By Richard T. Jennings
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Beowulf in the Sky: Beowulf as an Astronomical Myth reveals the famous Beowulf poem as a metaphor for annual celestial events. The poem functioned as a calendar long before printed material was... More > generally available. The characters in the poem correspond to constellations and planets while the story line follows the drama of the celestial changing of the seasons. In the ancient world the position of the stars was the determinate factor to mark time. The poem was used as a mnemonic to allow the public, by knowing the sky and following the story, to know the date. Advanced civilizations must know the time; otherwise they starve. The Beowulf poem told them the time in a way they could remember. Look up. Beowulf is in the sky.< Less
Myths: Every Child Should Know By Hamilton Wright Mabie
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Among every people there are stories, superstitions, traditions, phrases, which are not to be explained by the ideas or beliefs of people now living. These stories vary greatly in details; they fit... More > every climate and wear the peculiar dress of every country; but it is easy to see that they are made up of the same materials, and that they describe the same persons or ideas or things whether they are told in Greece or India or Norway or Brittany. The Three Golden Apples, The Pomegranate Seeds, The Golden Touch, The Gorgon's Head, The Dragon's Teeth, The Miraculous Pitcher, The Paradise Of Children, The Argonauts, How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion, How Jason Lost His Sandal in Anauros, How They Built the Ship Argo in Iolcos, How the Argonauts Were Driven into the Unknown Sea, How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis, What Was the End of the Heroes, The Giant Builder, How Odin Lost His Eye, The Quest Of The Hammer, The Apples Of Idun, The Death Of Balder, The Star And The Lily< Less