By Paul D. Storrie
This photo novel tells the tale of Amaterasu, the japanese Shinto goddess of the solar. Amaterasu's mom and dad create the 1st 8 islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later places his teenagers in control of elements of the flora and fauna. attractive and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the sunlight. yet her brother, Susano, god of the ocean and storms, is jealous of his sister's place. In worry of Susano's mood, Amaterasu hides in a cave, plunging the area into darkness. the opposite gods and goddesses needs to get a hold of a shrewdpermanent plan to trap Amaterasu from her hiding position and repair order to the area.
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Uk/religion/religions/shinto/. The British Broadcasting Corporation’s website looks at the basic beliefs and traditions of Shinto, the native religion of Japan. Richardson, Hazel. Life in Ancient Japan. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2005. Richardson details the events and cultural influences that shaped early Japan. Topics include the beginning of rice cultivation, the development of towns and trade, and the rise of religions, including Shinto. creating amaterasu: return of the sun As with many myths and legends, some details about Amaterasu’s tale vary.
The British Broadcasting Corporation’s website looks at the basic beliefs and traditions of Shinto, the native religion of Japan. Richardson, Hazel. Life in Ancient Japan. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2005. Richardson details the events and cultural influences that shaped early Japan. Topics include the beginning of rice cultivation, the development of towns and trade, and the rise of religions, including Shinto. creating amaterasu: return of the sun As with many myths and legends, some details about Amaterasu’s tale vary.
Com. htm. This site features information on Japan’s gods and goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Jingu. htm. This website explains Amaterasu’s Shinto shrine, Ise Jingu. “Manga: Ise Jingu” is an illustrated section for kids on activities at the shrine, the tale of Amaterasu’s mirror, and more stories about the goddess. McAlpine, Helen, and William McAlpine. Tales from Japan. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002. Originally published in 1958, the McAlpines’ classic book retells Japanese myths and folktales.
Amaterasu: Return of the Sun: A Japanese Myth (Graphic Universe) by Paul D. Storrie