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By Jeremy Roberts

ISBN-10: 1604134364

ISBN-13: 9781604134360

In historic chinese language civilization, emperors have been respected because the direct descendants of the gods, who governed all of nature and the heavens. Animal bones have been consulted as oracles to reply to the good questions of lifestyles and loss of life, and ancestral spirits have been inspiration to roam the earth, negotiating with the gods on behalf of the residing. From the legends of the 8 Immortals to the lessons of Confucius, "Chinese Mythology A to Z, moment version" offers a clean, insightful examine the tales and myths that open a window onto this civilization. assurance of this identify contains: Buddhist deities and mythical characters; animal tales, similar to the fox legends; very important destinations, similar to shrines and sacred locations; allegorical figures, reminiscent of the Jade Emperor, the Rain grasp, and the Lord of the Granary; and, more.

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