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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • Superheroes and Godsby Don LoCicero

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    The work provides a unique study of superheroes and gods in literature, popular culture, and ancient myth. The author selects a number of mythological figures (e.g., Babylonia's Gilgamesh and Enkidu), ancient gods (e.g., Greece's Eros and Tartarus), and modern superheroes (e.g., the United States' Superman and Captain Marvel) and identifies... more...

  • Twentieth Century Mythologiesby Daniel Dubuisson; Martha Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist... more...

  • Pagan Portals - The Morriganby Morgan Daimler

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99

    Ancient and enigmatic, the Morrigan reaches out to us - learn who she is and how to answer her call. more...

  • The Golden Boughby James George Frazer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Sir James George Frazer's The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a broad comparative study of mythology and religion. Treating religion as a cultural phenomenon rather than discussing it from a theological perspective, the effect of The Golden Bough on both European literature and the emerging discipline of anthropology was substantial.... more...

  • The More of Mythby Mary Aswell Doll

    Springer 2011; US$ 69.95

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  • Mertens lesenby Monika Costard; null; Carmen Stange

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 42.09

    Die deutsche Predigt des Mittelalters, der Artus- und Gralsepik und der Minnesang gehören ebenso wie Thomas Mann und das Musiktheater zu Volker Mertens Schwerpunkten. In welchen Sparten seine Forschungsergebnisse fruchtbar gemacht werden und wie sie ihre Wirkung entfalten, zeigen die Beiträge dieses Bandes. Sie geben so einen fachgeschichtlichen Einblick,... more...

  • Totem und Tabuby Herman Westerink

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 24.20

    »Totem und Tabu«, eines von Freuds Hauptwerken über Kultur und Religion, wird jetzt, fast 100 Jahre nach der Erstpublikation, neu herausgegeben und ausführlich kommentiert. Nicht nur der zeitgenössische Kontext des Werks, seine Rezeption und Wiener Reaktionen darauf werden skizziert. Auch wird ausführlich auf die bleibende Aktualität dieses wichtigen... more...

  • Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Mythby Robert A. Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Alles Mythos!by Karin Schneider-Ferber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 14.32

    Dem Mittelalter auf der Spur War das Mittelalter wirklich finster? Ritter immer ritterlich? Waren Burgen uneinnehmbar und die Menschen damals einfältig-dumm? Um kaum eine historische Epoche ranken sich derart viele und widersprüchliche Mythen wie um das Mittelalter. Es gilt als Inbegriff einer finsteren Zeit voll abergläubischer Intoleranz und grausamer... more...

  • The Multifaith Movementby Anna Halafoff

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book documents the ultramodern rise of the multifaith movement, as mulitfaith initiatives have been increasingly deployed as cosmopolitan solutions to counter global risks such as terrorism and climate change at the turn of the 21st century. These projects aim to enhance common security, particularly in Western societies following the events of... more...