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  • The Greek Mythsby Robert Graves

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 15.50

    Robert Graves, classicist, poet and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience. He demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek mythology is ‘no more mysterious in content than are modern election cartoons’. All the scattered elements of each myth are assembled into a harmonious... more...

  • The Greek Mythsby Robert Graves

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 14.09

    Endymion, Pelops, Daedalus, Pygmalion – what are the stories behind these and the hundreds of other familiar names from Greek mythology – names that recur throughout the history of European culture? In a two-volume work that has become a classic reference book for both the serious scholar and the casual inquirer, Robert Graves retells the adventures... more...

  • Ojiseby Baba Ifa Karade

    Red Wheel Weiser 1996; US$ 12.95

    Ojise: Messenger of the Yoruba Tradition is a journal of the day-to-day activities and rituals that Karade encountered in his quest for priesthood in the Yoruba religion. Embedded in this journal are the very emotions, ideas and changes in his psyche-and the healing of soul - that occured on this journey. Karade explains the significance of the... more...

  • The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boomby Wes "Scoop" Nisker

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Hang on for a wild journey through the political and spiritual adventures of the baby-boom generation more...

  • Greek Religionby Walter Burkert; John Raffan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 44.95 US$ 40.45

    This is the first major synthesis of Greek religion to appear for a generation. A clearly structured and readable survey for classical scholars and students, it will also be generally welcomed as the best modern account of any polytheistic religious system. The text builds up an impressive and coherent picture of the current state of knowledge about... more...

  • Cretan Sanctuaries and Cultsby Mieke Prent

    BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00

    This volume offers a contextual study of sanctuaries and cults in Crete in the transitional period from the end of the Late Bronze Age into the Archaic period (c.1200 to 600 BC). It provides a dynamic picture of the interplay of religious tradition and societal change in a period long considered a 'Dark Age' by Classical scholarship. more...

  • Romanising Oriental Godsby Richard Gordon; Jaime Alvar

    BRILL 2008; US$ 221.00

    Argues that the alternative accounts emerging significantly underestimate the role of three major cults, of Cybele and Attis, Isis and Serapis, and Mithras. more...

  • Votives, Places and Rituals in Etruscan Religionby Margarita Gleba; Hilary Becker

    BRILL 2008; US$ 151.00

    Considering votive, mortuary and secular rituals, this volume offers a contribution to the study of Etruscan culture and gathers material, interpretations and approaches to the areas of Etruscan religion. more...

  • Instructions for the Netherworldby Alberto Bernabé; Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts. more...

  • La romanisation des dieuxby Alain Cadotte

    BRILL 2006; US$ 221.00

    Most of the so called Roman deities of North Africa were disguised Libyo-Punic gods. In a global approach of the Roman-African pantheon, using all the available sources, this book investigates on the real identities of each deity worshiped in this area of the Roman Empire. more...