The Horse in Myth and Legend

The Horse in Myth and Legend

Book - 2006
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Horses and other equine figures have for centuries been a significant part of British folklore. Their origins remain elusive and their symbolism is swathed in mysticism, but the relationship - spiritual or practical - between horse and human is one of life's strongest bonds. In this book, the role of horses - as sacred emblems and in ancient lore, as primitive chalk etchings on hillsides and in Christian symbolism and in superstitions and as magical beings - in myth and legend is given lively and thorough consideration. A must for all equine lovers and those who want to know more about the lore of the horse in history .

Publisher: Stroud [England] : Tempus, 2006.
ISBN: 9780752438306
0752438301
Characteristics: 160 p. :,ill. ;,17 cm.

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