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  Other Mythology Encyclopaedia
In Finnish mythology, Akka was the consort of Ukko.
In Japanese mythology, Ama Terasu is the Sun-Goddess.
In Finnish mythology, Tuonetar was the consort of Tuoni.
webpages.charter.net /sn9/religion/myth/otherencyclopaedia.html   (10254 words)

Mythology figures prominently in most religions, and most mythology is tied to at least one religion.
Stories from scripture are usually not referred to as mythology except in a pejorative sense, but one can speak of a Jewish mythology, a Christian mythology, or an Islamic mythology, in which one describes the mythic elements within these faiths without speaking to the veracity of the faith's tenets or claims about its history.
Mythology is alive and well in the modern age through urban legends, scientific mythology, and many other ways.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/m/my/mythology.html   (830 words)

 Arabian mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arabian mythology comprises the ancient, pre-Islamic beliefs of the Arabs.
Prior to the arrival and initial codification of Islam on the Arabian Peninsula in 622 CE, year one of the Islamic calendar, the physical centre of Islam, the Kaaba of Mecca, did not hold only the single symbol of "the God" as it does now.
Islamic mythology has probably been influenced to a large degree by Arabic mythology and are often difficult to distinguish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arab_mythology   (353 words)

 Arab Mythology of Home Ownership and childhoods in Jerusalem
From September 1947 until May 1948, when my wife and I were compelled by constant Arab sniping and shelling to leave the neighborhood, we resided in a ground-floor apartment on what is now Hovevei Zion Street in the heart of Talbieh.
During the bitter winter of 1947-48, when our supplies were cut off by Arab forces who laid siege to the Jewish area of Jerusalem, he supplemented our meager food with fresh eggs and vegetables from Arab markets, and refused to take compensation.
Under these circumstances, and particularly with British military and their Arab guards on hand, it would not have been possible for Jewish forces to rout the Arab population of Talbieh.
zionsake.tripod.com /homes-jlm.htm   (755 words)

 Arab League. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A representative of Palestinian Arabs, although he did not sign the charter because he represented no recognized government, was given full status and a vote in the Arab League.
Among the most important activities of the Arab League have been its attempts to coordinate Arab economic life; efforts toward this aim include the Arab Telecommunications Union (1953), the Arab Postal Union (1954), and the Arab Development Bank (1959, later known as the Arab Financial Organization).
The Arab Common Market was established in 1965 and is open to all Arab League members.
www.bartleby.com /65/ar/ArabLeag.html   (577 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaediat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In Islamic mythology, Eblis is the chief of the evil spirits.
In Iroquois mythology, Gohone is the spirit of winter.
In Babylonian mythology, Zu is an evil lesser-god who steals the tablets of destiny from Enlil while he was washing, and flies away to his mountain.
david-pye.com /probert/D.php   (7892 words)

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Tietan, we are told by the authorities on Near Easern mythology is a Later form of Tiamat.
If Khadhulu of Arab mysticism is synonymous with the Dragon of mythology (which the evidence suggests it might be) then Khadhulu has been "worshipped" for a very long time.
The Ghoul is derived from the Arabic Ghul.
artofhacking.com /IET/OCCULT/NEC2.TXT   (1458 words)

 Mythology - Gurupedia
Greek mythology, and Norse mythology, which were nearly extinct at one time.
Buddhist mythology - Bon mythology (pre-Buddhist Tibetan mythology) - Chinese mythology -
Polish mythology - Roman mythology - Romanian mythology - Sardinian mythology - Slavic mythology - Tatar mythology
www.gurupedia.com /m/my/mythology.htm   (1049 words)

 Politically motivated mythology of Palestine
Although a politically based mythology has grown up around and smothered, the documented past of the land known as "Palestine," there is recognition among preeminent scholars of what one of them has called "the more chauvinist Arab version of the region's history as having begun with the Arabs and Islam."
It was contrived of late in a thus far successful Orwellian propaganda effort-an appeal to the emotions that would "counter Zionism" and that "serves" tactical purposes as a new tool in the continuing battle against Israel," as the late PLO official Muhsin stated candidly in an interview, quoted at the beginning of this chapter.
Illuminating that situation reveals and fills in the chasm between the documented facts and the Arab claims, and gives perspective to those contentions and assumptions that have become key in interpreting what is "just" for the population in question today.
www.eretzyisroel.org /~peters/mythology.html   (1562 words)

 Egypt History 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Mythology Gallery Directory Photographs and paintings of ancient Egyptian art, archeology, mythology and dynastic history.
Ancient Egypt: the Mythology An extensive site devoted to ancient Egyptian mythology, with information on numerous gods and goddesses, symbols, and complete myths.
Encyclopedia Mythica: Egyptian Mythology The index file for the area on Egyptian mythology.
www.arabinfoseek.com /egypt_history_4.htm   (361 words)

 The Complete Maccabean: March, 2002
The Arabs continued to repeatedly affirm on the world stage that the Palestinian Arabs are exercising their political and national rights as a people in the state of Jordan.
Israel is perceived by the Arabs as an alien, colonial occupier of Arab lands.
The Arab Muslims (and Muslims who are not Arabs like the Iranians) are a primitive people, driven by twisted view of Islam who heap all the troubles of their miserable existence on the Jewish people.
www.freeman.org /m_online/March02   (18109 words)

 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Taurus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The story behind the name: The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations.
The bull figured as a symbol of strength and fertility in many of these ancient cultures, and is prominent in the mythology of almost all early civilizations.
Some Arab names for the stars in Taurus refer to the bull's horns and the bull's eye.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/taurus.html   (282 words)

 Middle East mythology
That the rejection of Israel still forms a solid basis for Arab and Islamic unity was again made clear in a conference this week in Malaysia devoted to "Peace in Palestine." The conference gave itself a psychological warfare boost by inviting five anti-Israel Israeli and Jewish activists to participate in the proceedings.
The fact that the Arab and Muslim, (and Jewish) participants expressed views that were even more extreme than the rhetoric emanating from the PA is indicative of the source of the continued pressure for the indefinite prolongation of the Palestinian conflict with Israel.
It was the concerted pan-Arab attack on the economies of Western Europe in 1973, not Israel's acquisition of territory in 1967 that caused Europe to embrace the cause of the Palestinians.
jewishworldreview.com /0405/glick040805.php3   (1875 words)

 FOLK F307 2233 MIDDLE EASTERN & ARAB MYTHOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This course introduces the Middle East and the various facets of lore associated with it.
It is composed of four (4) segments: I. Introduction: The field of folklore as it applies to "The Middle East" --What is meant by "folklore" and its relation to other levels/categories of Middle Eastern cultures.
Fulfills a COAS Arts and Humanities, Traditions and Ideas distribution requirement and is on List A of the COAS Culture Studies requirement.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blspr01/folk/folk_f307_2233.html   (244 words)

 Myths & Facts - Index of Myths
“As the Jewish population in Palestine grew, the plight of the Palestinian Arabs worsened.”
“Israel is stealing water from Arabs in the territories.
“The Arab League peace plan of March 2002 represents a dramatic new vision in which the Arabs are for the first time giving up their maximalist demands.”
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/myths   (6916 words)

 Game Trivia for Final Fantasy
The name of the monsters of the Final Fantasy series are often taken from different mythologies of the world.
Phoenix - Phoenician mythology, of course (Phoenicia was where now is Lebanon, populated by Phoenicians, a nation similar to the Jews).
In Arab mythology, it is a big fish, and not a dragon!
www.mobygames.com /game/final-fantasy/trivia   (595 words)

 Publications about Israel, Anti-Semitism, Islam, Gaza, Golan, Settlers, Middle East, oil, paper, paperless, environment ...
A collection of historical quotations relating to the Arab refugees
Palestinian Mythology of Home Ownership and childhoods in Jerusalem
Arab states caused Arab Palestinians to flee from Israel
members.tripod.com /zionsake/publications.html   (368 words)

 FOLK F617 2250 MIDDLE EASTERN AND ARAB MYTHOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Introduction: The field of folklore as it applies to "The Middle East" --What is meant by "folklore" and its relation to other levels/categories of Middle Eastern cultures.
--Peoples and cultures of the Middle East --A brief overview of Middle Eastern Religions II: Areas, Fields, and Genres of Middle Easternfolklore: --Introducing such concepts as: Oral Literature, Verbal Art, Folk Beliefs, Rituals, and Religion, Mythology, Festivals, Folklife Studies, Material culture, Folk Art, Folk Architecture, etc. III.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blspr01/folk/folk_f617_2250.html   (197 words)

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