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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • A Handbook of Greek Mythologyby H. J. Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Myths We Live Byby Mary Midgley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 29.95

    The Myths We Live By is a powerful, clearly written book that shows us what goes wrong when we try to apply the metaphors of science to the problems of our lives. Essential reading for anyone concerned about how to understand the world today. more...

  • The Faces of the Goddessby Lotte Motz

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 54.99

    Many contemporary feminists believe that early humans worshipped a nurturing Mother Goddess, who was displaced by autocratic male deities. This book examines the maternal deities of various cultures and religions but finds no signs of a common origin for a primordial "Great Mother." more...

  • Eyewitness Companions: Mythologyby Neil Philip; Philip Wilkinson

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 25.00

    Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world?such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love?myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths. Organized by geographic region, each myth is placed within the civilization?s history and context. The key elements of world mythology, such as... more...

  • Mythby Robert A. Segal

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99

    This book is not about myths, but about approaches to myth, from all of the major disciplines, including science, religion, philosophy, literature, and psychology. A survey of the past 300 years of theorizing on myth, this book takes into account the work of such prominent thinkers as Albert Camus, Claude L--eacute--;vi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, C.... more...

  • A Dictionary of Celtic Mythologyby James MacKillop

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 14.95

    List of Abbreviations. Introduction. Pronunciation Guide. How to Use This Book. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Select Bibliography. Subject Index more...

  • Myths & Legendsby Philip Wilkinson

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 25.00

    Explore the world?s great myths and legends, brought to life in this enthralling retelling of age-old stories passed down from generation to generation From the heroes of Ancient Greece to The Dreaming of Australian aborigines, here are the myths that, thousands of years after they were first told, are still relevant today. Unravel the meaning... more...

  • Thematic Guide to World Mythologyby LORENA LAURA STOOKEY

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 101.00

    All around the world, myths address questions that humans have always posed about their origins, their environments, their ultimate destinies, and the meanings of their lives. This book examines 30 common motifs that thread their way through mythological tales across history and around the globe. The themes are presented in alphabetical order, moving... more...

  • Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopediaby Ph.D. David A. Leeming

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 180.00

    The most comprehensive resource available on creation myths from around the world?their narratives, themes, motifs, similarities, and differences?and what they reveal about their cultures of origin. more...

  • Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 2009by Jan Assmann

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 251.00

    Das Archiv für Religionsgeschichte ist eine Fachzeitschrift, die sich hauptsächlich mit den Religionen der Alten Welt beschäftigt. Die verschiedenen Aspekte dieses Forschungsgebietes werden in Form von Aufsätzen, Berichten über religionswissenschaftliche Hauptgebiete und Einzelreferaten behandelt. Jeder Band setzt einen thematischen... more...