The World Of Myth By David Leeming

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Have you ever found yourself gazing up into the nights sky wondering how the constellations got their names? Perhaps you wondered where your grandfather got all of his old stories from or where certain concepts and names originated from. There’s a good chance that myths and legends are behind more ideas, rituals and ceremonies, and names than you’d imagine. However, it’s important to not only think about mythology as simply some aged old fables with no place in our hyper logical and fact driven society today. In the introduction of “The World of Myth” by David Leeming, some light is shed on the lesser known ideas on Mythology. Some interesting aspects about mythology Leeming touches on is that they are a reflection of the belief and value

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