Towards an understanding of Philippine myths by Francisco R. Demetrio

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Published by Xavier University Press in [Cagayan de Oro .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Philippines.,
  • Mythology, Philippine.

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StatementFrancisco R. Demetrio.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21309654M

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Philippine mythology is a collection of stories and superstitions about magical beings a.k.a. deities whom our ancestors believed controlled everything. It’s part of the folklore, which covers all kinds of traditional knowledge embedded in our society:.

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Philippine mythology is the body of myths, tales, and belief systems held by Filipinos (composed of more than a hundred ethnic peoples in the Philippines), originating from various cultures and traditions of the peoples of what eventually became the Philippines.

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