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Stories of the birds from myth & fable

M. C. Carey

Stories of the birds from myth & fable

by M. C. Carey

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Published by George G. Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM.C. Carey ; colour illustrations by H. MacNicol.
ContributionsMacNicol, H.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] leaves of plates, 192p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16733157M

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There is a story in the Quran about Solomon and the Queen of Sheba recorded in Surah It explains that Solomon was taught by God the language of birds. Solomon calls together an army of birds, men, and jinn (demons or spirits). After generations of living surrounded by the spectacular landscape and oceans, the people of Iceland have developed a unique catalog of tales, myths and fables. Ghosts, elves and other huldufolk still dwell in the "hidden land" of Icelandic folklore. Guardian spirits in the form of birds and bulls protect the land from foreign invaders.

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