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In anthropology, this is called "sacralization of the landscape" (and the elements that constitute it). It can be found in many classic texts, one of the oldest being the 山海经 (Shan Hai Jing) - Classic of Mountains and Seas 4th century BCE As for the dating of the Zoroastrian myths you mention: The Selections of Zadspram are generally thought to be ...


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It depends. In high school, I took a Humanities course that covered Graeco-Roman and Norse mythologies. I don't know how common they are, though. You'll get it sometimes in English classes, such as when they cover works that have mythology in them. Finally, language courses will often cover them. I know Latin did, but I'm unaware of what e.g. Chinese or ...


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