Myths & Legends of Polyns by Andersen PDF

By Andersen

Myths & Legends of the Polynesians is an account of the historical past, artwork and mythology of the Polynesian peoples.

The Polynesians had many myths and legends, yet during the a long time that they had been circulated by way of be aware of mouth, and never recorded. They have been recalled from the giant storehouse of time and reminiscence via the outdated clergymen who valuable the previous traditions, and via the kahuna or sorcerers who continually relived the legends and sang the previous songs.

Polynesians have constantly had a robust romantic attract the surface international, potentially due to their spell binding island atmosphere, their basic existence and common graces. Their legends were woven into wealthy tapestries during this vintage text.

Stories of Myths and Legends of the Polynesians include:

  • Koropanga and Rukutia
  • Kelea and Kalamakua
  • Uenuku
  • Fairies and Taniwha
  • The Tawhaki Cycle
  • Pele the Fire–Godess
  • The Spirit Worlds
  • Io, Tangaroa, and Creation
  • Tane' and Rongo
  • THe Areoi Society and and Hula Dance

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