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Myths & legends of the Polynesians

Johannes Carl Andersen

Myths & legends of the Polynesians

by Johannes Carl Andersen

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Published by G.G. Harrap & Company, ltd. in London, Bombay [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polynesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, Polynesian.,
    • Legends -- Polynesia.,
    • Folklore -- Polynesia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Johannes C. Andersen ... With sixteen plates in colour by Richard Wallwork, A.R.C.A., thirty-two plates in half-tone and other illustrations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2600 .A5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 3-511, [1] p.
      Number of Pages511
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6722096M
      LC Control Number28028764
      OCLC/WorldCa5312712

        There are three regions for the legends and myths of Maui that stretch across the vast Pacific ocean within the Polynesian are Hawai’i in the north, New Zealand in the south, the central regions of the Tahitian group of islands, the islands of Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, the Society Islands group and the Hervey islands round out the immense area in which the same or similar legends 5/5(11).   In “The Maui Myths,” Maori natives of Tolago (today called Tolaga) Bay, North Island, New Zealand recount Maui’s mytho-history which aided in the creation of Disney made up the fictional island of Motunui as a conglomerate of many aspects of different Polynesian cultures, it is no surprise that they also mixed and matched various stories of Maui, that vary between the Pacific.

      Polynesian islands cover many languages and cultures and myths from different islands are intertwined in various ways to each others because many of the islanders were sailors. These Polynesian legends that I am sharing mainly come from Hawaii, Tahiti and New Zealand. Ancient Origins articles related to polynesian in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag polynesian).

        According to the myths and legends of the people of Kauai, which lies to the southeast, Necker Island was the last known refuge for the Menehune. According to the legend, the Menehune settled on Necker after being chased off Kaua'i by the stronger Polynesians and subsequently built the various stone structures there. Polynesian and Aztecs Polytheism A Sacred Myth Monotheism A Pagan Myth. Monotheism. Which of the following books tells the history of the world through a biblical view? The Nuremberg Chronicle When children play make-believe, they are often dramatizing myths and legends T or F? T. Viking culture glorified battle. T or F? T. Myths and.


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Myths & legends of the Polynesians by Johannes Carl Andersen Download PDF EPUB FB2

This authoritative work, based on extensive field study and research, combines a wealth of Polynesian myths and legends with a lively commentary on the lives and culture of the Polynesians. The territory covered is the vast Pacific triangle formed by the Hawaiian Islands to the north, New Zealand to the south, and Easter Island to the east/5(4).

Myths and Legends of the Polynesians. This authoritative work, based on extensive field study and research, combines a wealth of Polynesian myths and legends with a lively commentary on the lives and culture of the Polynesians/5(16). Mysterious Polynesia: The Myths, Legends, and Mysteries of the Polynesians chronicles some of these remarkable stories, as well as lingering mysteries across the region.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about Polynesia like never s: 2. Myths & legends of the Polynesians, Hardcover – January 1, by Johannes Carl Andersen (Author)Reviews: 4. Myths and Legends of Polynesians by Johannes C. Andersen (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4).

Myths and Legends of the Polynesians Hardcover – January 1, by Johannes Andersen (Author)/5(4). Myths&Legends of the Polynesians is an account of the history, art and mythology of the Polynesian peoples.

The Polynesians had many myths and legends, but through the ages they had been circulated by word of mouth, and not : A second volume of Polynesian folklore is Polynesian Mythology Ancient Traditional History Of The New Zealanders (phew!) has been published under ISBN: and has a shorter sub-title of Maori Folklore.

The book contains 23 Maori myths and legends collected by Sir George Grey and published in In terms of myths and legends, you can read of different types.

All over the region which is very good if you want to have a broad understanding of Polynesian mythology or pre-contact customs. 29 June - Published on Is hard for me to review the book because I am still reading : Johannes C. Andersen. The yam, or sweet potato, is one of the basic food crops of Polynesia.

A number of myths explain the origin of this important food. One Maori myth tells how the god Rongo-maui went to heaven to see his brother Wahnui, the guardian of the yam. Rongo-maui stole the yam, hid it. MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE POLYNESIANS Item Preview remove-circle Bargain Books, MYTHOLOGY, POLYNESIAN, Legends, FOLKLORE Publisher RUTLAND, VT., C.

TUTTLE Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on February 6, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   In this volume you will find 21 legends and myths of Hawaii reyold by no other than HM King Kalakaua ( – ), the last King of Hawaii. Herein you will find the legends of: Hina, the Helen of Hawaii.

The Royal Hunchback. The Triple Marriage of : Abela Publishing. The Islands Of Tahiti have several legends, each one more beautiful than the other. Often associated with natural sites or important or divine characters from the ancient Polynesian society, these beautiful legends will take you on a mystical voyage.

Here is a humble non exhaustive collection. Simon COUSIN T+ The most important gods of the Polynesian pantheon were those associated with creation myths and legends. Best known were Rangi (Father Sky) and Papa (Mother Earth), the two supreme creator gods of the Maori people of New Zealand.

According to Maori legend, Rangi and Papa served as the source from which all things came. Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction Fairy tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reed, A.W. (Alexander Wyclif), Myths and legends of Polynesia.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Andersen, Johannes Carl, Myths & legends of the Polynesians. London, Bombay [etc.] G.G.

Harrap & Co. Mysterious Polynesia: The Myths, Legends, and Mysteries of the Polynesians chronicles some of these remarkable stories, as well as lingering mysteries across the region.

You will learn about Polynesia like never before. © Charles River Editors (P) Charles River Editors. The question remains, are those myths and legends stories something that existed in the minds of our ancestors, or were they based on true events.

It is true that most of those ancient myths and legends stories appear to the scientific world as fictitious products of vivid imaginations whose goals were purely to explain phenomena beyond their.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Andersen, Johannes Carl, Myths & legends of the Polynesians. New York, Farrar & Rinehart [pref.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the LEGENDS of MAUI - 15 Polynesian Legends: Legends, Tales and Myths from the Pacific by Anon E. Mouse, Compiled and Edited by W Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.The Polynesian narrative or Polynesian mythology encompasses the oral traditions of the people of Polynesia, a grouping of Central and South Pacific Ocean island archipelagos in the Polynesian Triangle together with the scattered cultures known as the Polynesian outliers.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Andersen, Johannes Carl, Myths & legends of the Polynesians.

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