Myths of the Dog-Man
"An impressive and important cross-cultural study that has vast implications for history, religion, anthropology, folklore, and other fields.
... Remarkably wide-ranging and extremely well-documented, it covers (among much else) the following: medieval Christian legends such as the 14th-century Ethiopian Gadla Hawaryat (Contendings of the Apostles) that had their roots in P
His comments and conclusions make perfect sense, and the interested reader finds something in this book.
That the author is limited to the areas listed is unfortunate in my eyes, because the phenomenon of dog-headed people occurs globally. Nevertheless, you will learn a lot from the myths of China and India. You will l ...more