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Maori religion and mythology

Elsdon Best

Maori religion and mythology

being an account of the cosmogony, anthropogeny, religious beliefs and rites, magic and folk lore ofthe Maori folk of New Zealand.

by Elsdon Best

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Published by AMS Press. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of ed. originally published, Wellington, N.Z., W.A.G. Skinner, 1924-.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19772392M

With Notes & Vocabulary (Maori) (as Translator) Shortland, Edward, Maori Religion and Mythology Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure of Land (English) Maori Religion and Mythology. Buy Maori Religion and Mythology by Shortland, Edward (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

Religion & Spirituality Nonfiction Paphos Publishers offers a wide catalog of rare classic titles, published for a new generation. Maori Religion and Mythology is a fascinating, quick overview of the Maori's beliefs.   First published in , Edward Shortland's study is an important account of Maori mythology, religion and concepts of authority. Shortland (), an English-born physician and ethnographer, first arrived in New Zealand in to work for the newly formed colonial government.3/5(2).

  The common worship of these primitive Atua constituted the National religion of the Maori. 2. In addition to this the Maori had a religious worship peculiar to each tribe and to each family, in forms of karakia or invocation addressed to the spirits of dead ancestors of their own proper line of descent. Get this from a library! Māori religion and mythology: illustrated by translations of traditions, karakia, &c.. [Edward Shortland] -- "Material collected by Dr. Shortland during his first term in New Zealand, on Māori religious beliefs and ceremonies, cosmology and mythology, the nature of chieftainship, Maori land tenure and the.


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Originally published: Wellington, N.Z.: Dominion Museum, Includes bibliographical references and index. An account of the cosmogony, anthropogeny, religious beliefs and rites, magic and folk lore of the Maori folk of New Zealand.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by W.A.G. Skinner, Govt. Printer, Wellington, N.Z., which was issued as. Edward Shortland's study is an important account of Maori mythology, religion and concepts of authority.

This concise book is the result of years of careful research into Maori beliefs and customs, based on narratives and songs dictated to the Author: Edward Shortland. Maori Religion and Mythology - Illustrated by translations of traditions, karakia, &c.

is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other : Edward Shortland. The religious feeling may be traced to the natural veneration of the child for the parent, joined to an innate belief in the immortality of the soul.

What we know of the primitive religion of Aryans and Polynesians points to this source. They both venerated the spirits of deceased ancestors, believing that these spirits took an interest in their living descendants:. Māori mythology and Māori traditions are the two major categories into which the legends of the Māori of New Zealand may usefully be divided.

The rituals, beliefs, and the world view of Māori society were ultimately based on an elaborate mythology that had been inherited from a Polynesian homeland and adapted and developed in the new setting.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; Maori Religion and Mythology by Edward Shortland. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Creator: Shortland, Edward, LoC No. Title: Maori Religion and Mythology Illustrated by Translations of Traditions.

Creation Myth of the Maori – New Zealand. The Maori people are the natives of New Zealand who, like other tribes, have myths that are related to the creation of the world and the creation of man.

According to the Maori, in the beginning was emptiness, and nothing existed. This state is called ‘Te Kore’ by the Maori.

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Traditional Māori religion, that is, the pre-European belief system of the Māori, was little modified from that of their tropical Eastern Polynesian homeland (Hawaiki Nui), conceiving of everything, including natural elements and all living things as connected by common descent through whakapapa or genealogy.

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Chapter II contains a tradition as to Maori Cosmogony more particular in some details than I have ever met with elsewher Brand: Edward Shortland. A primary source for the myths and legends of the Maori people of New Zealand. Maori Religion and Mythology by Edward Shortland [] The Lore of the Whare-Wananga S.

Percy Smith [] Hawaii. Hawaiian Mythology by Martha Warren Beckwith [] An extensive critical study of Hawaiian mythology, with parallels to other Pacific islander. Maori Religion and Mythology. ILLUSTRATED BY TRANSLATIONS OF TRADITIONS, KARAKIA, &c.

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THE Maori MSS. of which translations are now published were collected by the author many years ago. The persons through Brand: Library of Alexandria.