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Myth, tradtion and story from western Argyll

Katharine (Whyte) Grant

Myth, tradtion and story from western Argyll

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Published by Oban Times Press in Oban .
Written in English

  • Folklore -- Scotland -- Argyllshire.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby K.W. Grant.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19361983M

    Dr. Larry Simmons Novem - Septem Though the flood myth is not of particular significance in Greek myth, it has a stronger presence in Ovid’s (Latin) narrative of Deucalion and Pyrrha (Metamorphoses –) and the Lydian flood involving Baucis and Philemon (Metamorphoses –). Kingship in Heaven. Contact us. Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT Telephone: Text: Contact form Complaints form.

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