Translation of selections from: Dictionnaire des mythologies et des religions des sociétés traditionnelles et du monde antique.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Here are 80 articles on mythologies from around the world, including Native Americans, African, Celtic, Norse, and Slavic, and about such topics as fire, the cosmos, and creation. Also includes an overview of the Indo-Europeans and an essay on the religions and myths of Armenia. Illustrations.