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The Resource Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru, edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst

Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru, edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst

Label
Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru
Title
Black rainbow
Title remainder
legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru
Statement of responsibility
edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bierhorst, John
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  • Incas
  • Quechua Indians
  • Indians of South America
Label
Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru, edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 131
Contents
Introduction: The Inca land and Inca culture. Religion in ancient Peru. Designing the world. Inca history. Literature. The myth of Coniraya and Cahuillaca.--Legends of the Incas: The rod of gold. Mayta Capac. The storm. The vanishing bride. A messenger in black. The oracle at Huamachuco. The llama herder and the daughter of the sun.--A latter-day legend: Utca Paucar.--Myths of ancient Peru: Viracocha. Coniraya and Cahuillaca. The macaw woman.--Myths that have survived: The serpent. The condor seeks a wife. The rainbow. The boy who rose to the sky.--Modern fables and animal tales: The moth. Why the fox has a huge mouth. The dancing fox. The mouse husband. The grateful dove
Control code
ocm02604622
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
131 p.
Isbn
9780374308292
Lccn
76019092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) AAH-4076
Label
Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru, edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 131
Contents
Introduction: The Inca land and Inca culture. Religion in ancient Peru. Designing the world. Inca history. Literature. The myth of Coniraya and Cahuillaca.--Legends of the Incas: The rod of gold. Mayta Capac. The storm. The vanishing bride. A messenger in black. The oracle at Huamachuco. The llama herder and the daughter of the sun.--A latter-day legend: Utca Paucar.--Myths of ancient Peru: Viracocha. Coniraya and Cahuillaca. The macaw woman.--Myths that have survived: The serpent. The condor seeks a wife. The rainbow. The boy who rose to the sky.--Modern fables and animal tales: The moth. Why the fox has a huge mouth. The dancing fox. The mouse husband. The grateful dove
Control code
ocm02604622
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
131 p.
Isbn
9780374308292
Lccn
76019092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) AAH-4076

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