Citations with the tag: MYTHOLOGY

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  • Recent PRC scholarship on Chinese myths.
    Lai, Whalen // Asian Folklore Studies; 1994, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p151 

    Reviews the `Zhongguo shenhua' journal of research on the myths of China which exemplifies the progress done by the People's Republic of China (PRC) scholars in the field of mythological studies. Discussion on the Chinese lunar myth of Archer Yi and Chang'e; Influence of anthropology; Analysis...

  • A Princess from Sunda: Some aspects of Nyai Roro Kidul.
    Wessing, Robert // Asian Folklore Studies; 1997, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p317 

    Provides information on Southeast Asian mythology focusing on the examination of Nyai Roro Kidul as a Princess from West Java who for various reasons was cast out from her parental palace to meet her fate as the Spirit Queen of the Indian Ocean and future consort of Senapati and his successors. ...

  • Speaking with Sailors.
    Mullen, Mike // All Hands; May2007, Issue 1081, p4 

    The article presents various myths which have been surrounding the individual augmentee or the naval duties.

  • MIRRORS: Reflecting Culture Throughout the Ages.
    Grier, Emily N. // Odyssey; Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p6 

    The article presents various facts and myths related to mirrors and glasses.

  • Traces of Muisca legends.
    MacGregor, R. // Americas; Mar/Apr88, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p8 

    A discussion of how Colombia's native heritage hasn't vanished from the hills of Boyaca; How Muisca tales of a golden king, El Dorado, helped inspire the exploration of our hemisphere.

    Flake, Zach // Boys' Life; Nov2001, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p20 

    Provides information on figures and tales of stars from the ancient's mythologies.

  • Some enduring myths about marketing.
    Smolowitz, Ira // Business Forum; Summer/Fall96, Vol. 21 Issue 3/4, p30 

    Presents some enduring myths and reality check about marketing as identified by the author.

    Mapman, Jim McMahon // Junior Scholastic; 4/26/2010, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p20 

    The article offers the top 15 myths about geography.

  • Puppy dog tales.
    Mapman, Jim McMahon // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); May/June97, Vol. 21 Issue 134, p20 

    Reports on the number of truisms about our canine companions which are accepted as fact. Myth that the healing process is enhanced when a dog licks your wounds, seven dog years equal one human year and others; Truth about some of these myths.

  • Beyond nine lives.
    Orey, Cal // Cats Magazine; March97, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p44 

    Investigates the phenomenon and myths associated with the cats' nine lives. Myths on cats' nine lives; Near-death experience of cats and humans; Various stories on death experiences of cats; Commonly seen cat near-death emergencies; Instruments in keeping cats alive; Information on the...

  • The selling blues: Myths that sabotage positive sales outcomes.
    Bednarz, Shirley // American Salesman; Sep98, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p7 

    Examines five commons myths which affect positive sales results for sales professionals. Effect of pressures and competition on their performance; Reference to the myth that a person has the power to change the customer's mind; Evaluation of the myth that having a fundamental distrust of...

  • Myth-busting: Ten tall tales about composting.
    KEYSER, JOE // Mother Earth News; Dec98/Jan99, Issue 171, p44 

    Outlines some of the more popular myths about composting in order to keep it simple and inexpensive.

    Podolinsk�, Tatiana; Kov�c, Milan // Dialogue & Universalism; 2002, Vol. 12 Issue 8/10, p85 

    The paper offers an analysis of material from the research of folk belief, magic and demonology in the Slovak countryside during the years 1998-2001. On the basis of this research the authors try to demonstrate two basic kinds of reasoning, two different ways of understanding the world --...

  • Omen of evil or bird of all knowledge?
    Wilkins, Charles // Canadian Geographic; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p78 

    Discusses the paradoxical place of the raven in folklore, considering it as both omen of evil and a bird of all knowledge. Inclusion in the Old Testament as the bird released by Noah from the Ark which did not return; Opposing parallel view in the Old Testament Books of the Kings as the savior...

  • The Acropolis in Ruins.
    Brouskari, Maria // Sciences; May/Jun84, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p36 

    Focuses on the historical significance of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Importance of Acropolis on Greek mythology; Effects of war, pollution and time on acropolis; Efforts to repair the damaged Acropolis; Role of the Acropolis Committee in the repair activity.

  • Rape Myth Acceptance and Sociodemographic Characteristics: A Multidimensional Analysis.
    Johnson, Barbara E.; Kuck, Douglas L. // Sex Roles; Jun97, Vol. 36 Issue 11/12, p693 

    Presents a study which examines the myths associated with rape. Investigation of three myth categories; Relation of rape myths to demographic factors and gender role attitudes; Information on the emergence of racial differences; Statistical data supporting the findings.

  • Histerektomi Operasyonu Geçiren Kadınların Histerektomi Hakkında Görüşlerinin Belirlenmesi.
    Johnson, Barbara E.; Kuck, Douglas L. // Turkish Journal of Research & Development in Nursing; 2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p30 

    No abstract available.

  • What are they talking about in the Bible?
    Huntington, Sharon J. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/21/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 253, p22 

    Discusses several mysteries in various translations of the Bible, including the height of Goliath and the use of cubits as a unit of measurement.

  • Digging up evidence of biblical characters.
    Huntington, Sharon J. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/21/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 253, p23 

    Discusess the search by archaologists and Christians for artifacts to prove the validity of events on which the Bible was based.

  • Menstruation myths.
    Eldred, Sheila Mulrooney // New Moon; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p40 

    Deals with myths about menstruation. Beliefs on periods by different cultures; How traditional religions treat women with periods; Portrayal of periods as magical powers; Theories concerning menstruating women in the United States.

  • Lightning Bolts & Goddess Jolts.
    Long, Annie // New Moon; Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p22 

    Presents several myths that explain the mystery of nature.

  • The liquid of the gods.
    Tounounga, Camille Talkeu // UNESCO Courier; May93, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p38 

    Discusses the role of water in Black African traditions. Symbolic meanings; Cleansing and healing use; Prayers and petitions for water.

  • Dispelling the Myths and Hysteria of 2012 - Channeling Archangel Michael through Susan Stothard.
    Hearle, Robina // Positive Health; Jun2012, Issue 195, p1 

    The article discusses myth about the world ending in 2012. The myth is downplayed as a fabrication from a long time ago. The year 2012 will see the rise in frequency of planet earth and her peoples. The ongoing process of development, rising frequency and increased conscious awareness are...

  • Treasure in translation.
    Werther, Betty // UNESCO Sources; Jan95, Issue 65, p23 

    Reports on the publication of the 100-volume `Puranas' in the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. `Puranas' as a treasure trove of Indian tradition and mythology; Insight into aspects and phases of ancient Hinduism; Scriptures for the common man.

  • How to help the dead.
    Newton, Robert // Grand Street; Spring90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p154 

    Discusses the importance of having myths for gods. Comment on the attempt by Caligula to have himself deified; Symbolism in Christianity; Myths associated with certain nouns in Christianity.

  • Reflections on the Goddess Gate.
    Ruether, Herman J. // Feminist Theology: The Journal of the Britain & Ireland School o; May2000, Issue 24, p56 

    Presents a male perspective on the Goddess Gate program, a program created by Cecelia Corcoran concerning the ancient images of goddesses of pre-Hispanic Mexico. Meaning of goddess or goddesses; Examples of female goddess figures explored in the program; Process of myth making.

  • Is God Real?
    Ruether, Herman J. // Tennessee Tribune; 10/28/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p14B 

    The article presents the author's reply to a query sent by a reader regarding the existence, realness, and mythological issues of God.

  • Index.
    Ruether, Herman J. // Conrad's Mythology; 1987, p157 

    A subject index for the book "Conrad's Mythology," by Robert Wilson is presented.

    Dixon, Bernard // Sciences; May/Jun83, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p13 

    Focuses on the myths of modern science in Gruinard Island of Scotland. Contamination of the dangerous drug anthrax on the island by the biologists; Role of political iniquity on the research experiment; Allegation on the decision of biological warfare.

    Záhořík, Jan // Asian & African Studies (13351257); 2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p90 

    This paper, based on my research in the National Archive of the Czech Republic, analyses the European (and mainly Czechoslovak) way of imagining Ethiopia daring the period of the Italian-Ethiopian tensions. It thus characterizes the period of the 1920s and early 1930s. For a detailed insight...

  • Sasquatch vs.Ogopogo.
    Olynyk, Marlin // Canadian Geographic Travel; SPRING2012 Travel Supp, p11 

    A chart is presented that lists the features of two creatures in Canadian monster mythology including Ogopogo, a 15-metre-long lake monster and Sasquatch, a hairy three-metre-tall, 300-kilogram man of the woods.

  • Fern mania.
    Olynyk, Marlin // Country Living Gardener; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p72 

    Focuses on the rediscovery of gardeners of the allure of ferns. Myths on fern; Obsession of Victorian with collecting ferns; Devotion of fern propagator Shelley Dillard to learn everything about ferns.

  • Immunisation.
    Begg, Norman; Nicoll, Angus // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 10/22/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6961, p1073 

    Focuses on the myths in immunization. Reasons for the existence of immunization myths; Scientific basis for immunization; Assessment on the immunization practice for nurses. INSET: Matters of taste.

  • Urban Legends & SUBURBAN MYTHS.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Odyssey; Dec2000, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p25 

    Differentiates between urban legends and suburban myths.

  • Untitled Image.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Perpetual Calendar of Poems; 1989, p12 

    An image of an animal is presented.

  • Untitled Image.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Perpetual Calendar of Poems; 1989, p18 

    An image of an animal is presented.

  • Untitled Image.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Perpetual Calendar of Poems; 1989, p20 

    An image of an animal is presented.

  • Untitled Image.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Perpetual Calendar of Poems; 1989, p22 

    An image of a woman is presented.

  • Untitled Image.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Perpetual Calendar of Poems; 1989, p26 

    An image of an animal is presented.

  • Index-Volume 3.
    Carroll, Robert T. // Journal of War & Culture Studies; Nov2010, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p363 

    A subject index for the January 13, 2011 issue of "Journal of War & Culture Studies," Volume 3 is presented.

  • What Myths May Come.
    Iizuka, Naomi // American Theatre; Sep99, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p18 

    Examines the relationship between myths and theater. Definition of myth; Insights shared by theatrical artists and directors; Theatrical explorations of myth.

  • The Myths That Stir Our Fury.
    Milne, Phyllis // Educational Leadership; May2003, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p93 

    Presents the myths about educators. Knowledge ability of secondary teachers compared with principals; Capability of individuals to teach; Discussion on the rights of educators.

  • THE REALITY OF schizophrenia.
    Sathicq, Larraine // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press); May2003, p42 

    Looks at the myths surrounding schizophrenia. Symptoms of schizophrenia; Information on the myth that schizophrenia means split personality; Percentage of people with the mental illness that commit suicide within the first two years of being diagnosed.

    Sathicq, Larraine // Boating; Apr2009, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p49 

    The article presents myths and rituals that fishermen should throw out from their system because they are not true.

  • How pets get fleas.
    Dryden, Michael // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine; May2007, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p39 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Michael Dryden on the biggest myths of pet's fleas.

  • Fear of flying? The myth of Daedalus and Icarus in Canadian culture.
    Kroller, Eva-Marie // Journal of Canadian Studies; Winter93, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p102 

    Discusses the incorporation of the theme from the myth of Daedalus and Icarus in Canadian culture. Interpretation of the theme from Daedalus and Icarus in the story of Caliban and Prospero; Similarity of the theme of Greg Curnoe's Dorval mural and the Avro Arrow; John Gray's `Billy Goes to...

  • Ignore industry myths about agents.
    Borowski, Patricia A. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 04/01/97 Supplement, Vol. 101 Issue 13, p173 

    Presents a listing of myths associated with insurance agents. Belief that agencies do not operate efficiently; Whether the Internet will replace agencies; Factors which influence sales and growth in the industry; Impact of the slow growth in property-casualty industry.

    Bucková, Martina // Asian & African Studies (13351257); 2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p324 

    I have analysed in this study the most completely recorded variants of the Maui myths concerning the origin of fire in eastern Polynesia. Those myths show the diversity of form assumed in each island. No two islands have an identical myth about the origin of fire. This diversity is most probably...

  • Mailbox.
    RAINSHAW, LINDA // Orion Magazine; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p6 

    A letter to the editor in response to Jay Griffith's November/December 2012 column, "The Fisher King," is presented.

    Davies, Howard; Ault, M. E.; Gleed, C. J.; Prince, D. A. // New Statesman; 5/16/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5210, p66 

    The article presents responses to a contest for reader-created excerpts from an imagined "The Manual of Mythology" from 4014 AD and information on a contest for a future issue on caveats to proverbs, as well as a crossword puzzle.

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