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  • 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 2008/2009by

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 67.00

    Aurora, das Jahrbuch der Eichendorff-Gesellschaft erschien als Fortsetzung des Almanachs Aurora (1929-1943) nach dem Kriege erstmals wieder 1953. Seitdem ist das Jahrbuch durch eine zunehmende Öffnung gegenüber dem kulturgeschichtlichen Umfeld von Eichendorffs Leben und Werk und seinen umfangreichen Rezensionsteil zu einem der führenden... more...

  • Religious Studies: The Key Conceptsby Carl Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95

    An accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. more...

  • Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religionsby Larry A. Nichols; George Mather; Alvin J. Schmidt

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 27.99

    An improved, updated edition of a much-needed reference work in an increasingly pluralistic world where all kinds of unconventional religious groups abound. Formerly published as Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult. more...

  • A Short History of Mythby Karen Armstrong

    The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 23.95

    The history of myth is the history of humanity. Our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world link us to our ancestors and each other. Myths help us make sense of the universe. Armstrong's characteristically insightful and eloquent book serves as a brilliantly thought-provoking introduction. more...

  • When They Severed Earth from Skyby Elizabeth Wayland Barber; Paul T. Barber

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Why were Prometheus and Loki envisioned as chained to rocks? What was the Golden Calf? Why are mirrors believed to carry bad luck? How could anyone think that mortals like Perseus, Beowulf, and St. George actually fought dragons, since dragons don't exist? Strange though they sound, however, these "myths" did not begin as fiction. This absorbing... more...