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- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 65.00
This volume offers a guide in English to the myths and legends of the Russian Empire and other Slavic countries and peoples. Extensive historical, geographical, and biographical background is included to enhance the reader's understanding. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 39.99
This book unearths the layers of the British Isles' unique folkloric tradition to discover how this body of seemingly disparate tales developed. The authors find a virtual battlefield of myths on which pagan and Judeo-Christian beliefs fought for dominance, and classical, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, and Celtic narrative threads became tangled. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 39.95
After describing those aspects of psychoanalytic theory that are relevant to the understanding of Greek myth, this study interprets, using psychoanalytical methodology, the Greek myth of origin and succession, particularly as stated in Hesiod's "Theogony". more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 129.00
This book explores the emergence of the science of religion in the Netherlands in the second half of the nineteenth century. The emphasis is on processes of institutionalization, professionalization, and internationalization on the one hand, and on contemporary discussions about method and conceptualization on the other. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00
Plato, Aristophanes, and the creators of the 'Orphic' gold tablets employ the traditional tale of a journey to the realm of the dead to redefine the boundaries of their societies. These narratives reveal their meanings through close analysis of the specific ways in which each makes use of the tradition. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. Taken together, they provide a concise and authoritative introduction to the state of worldwide religion in the 21st century. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 39.99
From the stories suggested by the great cave paintings of the Paleolithic period to the thought experiments of modern scientists, From Olympus to Camelot provides a sweeping history of the development of the rich and varied European mythological tradition. David Leeming, an authority on world mythology, begins with a general introduction to mythology... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 218.95
A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including Judaism and Christianity, into a larger framework to reveal the sprawling landscape of the Roman religion. An innovative introduction to Roman religion Approaches the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 37.99
This book is about the energy personified by the classical Greek goddess Themis, who brought her divine and natural 'right order' to gods and humans, and who still presides over law courts as the figure of Justice. In many Western countries today, the growing dis-ease in minds and bodies of individuals is often echoed in whole communities. Rather... more...