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- Santa Monica Press 2008; US$ 13.99
Suffused with a unique brand of irreverent humor, this account recalls the autobiographical explorations of the most significant alternative communities, ashrams, gurus, shamans, and consciousness-raising seminars of the past 40 years. Serving as a human guinea pig for many of the most popular cutting-edge, New Age, human-potential, and spiritual... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Using archaeological, epigraphic, and literary sources; and incorporating current scholarly theories, this volume will serve as an excellent companion to any introduction to Greek mythology, showing a side of the Greek gods to which most students are rarely exposed. Detailed enough to be used as a quick reference tool or text, and providing a readable... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.95
Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Consulting a wide range of key texts and source material, Animals, Gods and Humans covers 800 years and provides a detailed analysis of early Christian attitudes to, and the position of, animals in Greek and Roman life and thought. Both the pagan and Christian conceptions of animals are rich and multilayered, and Ingvild Sælid Gilhus expertly... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2011; US$ 41.99
Exploring the relationship between animals and humans in Scandinavia from the Roman Iron Age to the Viking Period, this book interprets Old Norse mythology—in which imaginary creatures with strong characters were invented—and examines the importance of animals in the human world. According to Old Norse perceptions, real and fantasy animals in Midgard... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 11.40
Hauptbeschreibung Aphrodite zählt zu den interessantesten mythischen Frauengestalten der Antike. Als Göttin der Liebe und der Schönheit nahm sie eine Schlüsselrolle im Trojanischen Krieg ein; als Göttin in Waffen besaß sie aber auch selbst kriegerische Charakterzüge. Dieser Band geht der Frage nach, wie der Aphrodite-Kult entstand und wie er sich... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
Aphrodite explores the many myths and meanings of the Greek goddess of love, sex and beauty. One of the most widely worshipped and popular deities in Greek antiquity, Aphrodite emerges from the imaginations of the ancient Greek writers and artists as a multifaceted, powerful and charismatic figure. This volume explores the importance of Aphrodite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 30.95
Fritz Graf here presents a survey of a god once thought of as the most powerful of gods, and capable of great wrath should he be crossed: Apollo the sun god. From his first attestations in Homer, through the complex question of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in nineteenth and twentieth-century thinking, Graf... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 249.00
Archiv für Religionsgeschichte is a specialised journal dealing primarily with religions of the ancient world. The different aspects of the field of research are covered in essays, reports on the main areas of religious studies and in individual articles. Each volume has a thematic focus, which is dealt with either in a larger study or from the... more...