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The myth. Comparative mythology

  • A Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demonsby Manfred Lurker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    Containing around 1,800 entries this Dictionary covers, in one volume, all the important deities and demons from around the world. The gods of ancient mythology appear alongside the gods of contemporary religion, and `lesser' mythologies and religions are also fully covered. The author provides an extensive network of cross-references, allowing the... more...

  • Antike Mythologie in christlichen Kontexten der Spätantikeby Hartmut Leppin

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    It is well known that classical mythology outlasted the Christianization of the Roman Empire. This volume undertakes a new investigation of the complex conditions under which it continued to exist and thrive in Late Antiquity. Particular attention is devoted to the polemical and educational contexts in which classical mythology was often... more...

  • Von zänkischen Göttern und tragischen Heldenby Philip Matyszak; Jörg Fündling

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52

    Ob der Online-Händler "Amazon" oder die Sportmarke "Nike" - in unserem Alltag begegnen uns ständig Spuren der griechisch-römischen Mythologie. Doch wo liegt ihr Ursprung und um welche Geschichte geht es eigentlich genau? Philip Matyszak bringt dem Leser auf höchst unterhaltsame Weise die klassischen Mythen der Antike nahe. Er erzählt von den Abenteuern... more...

  • The World's Eyeby Albert M. Potts

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Greek vases and Peruvian bottles, Chinese bronzes and African masks, Tel Brak idols and Egyptian tomb paintings -- artifacts ancient and modern reveal man's universal fascination with the eye and his awe before its mysterious powers. In this wide-ranging and richly illustrated essay Albert M. Potts considers the special properties the human mind has... more...

  • Mythology for Storytellers: Themes and Tales from Around the Worldby Howard J Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    Illustrated in full color throughout, this delightful collection puts the riches of world mythology at the fingertips of students and storytellers alike. It is a treaury of favorite and little-known tales from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Oceania, gracefully retold and accompanied by fascinating, detailed information on their... 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...

  • 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...

  • Die Dialektik des Mythosby Aleksej F Losev; Alexander Haardt; Elke Kirsten

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 34.35

    Das Hauptwerk des russischen Philosophen Aleksej Losev (1893-1988) wird hier erstmals in deutscher Übersetzung vorgelegt. Die Besonderheit dieser Schrift liegt darin, daß Losev dem dogmatischen Anspruch, mit dem der dialektische Materialismus auftrat und seine Widersacher unerbittlich verfolgte, eine strikt rational argumentierende philosophische Analyse... 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...

  • Mythographyby William G. Doty

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    This new edition of William Doty's critically acclaimed study provides a comprehensive guidebook to the many schools of interpretation in this burgeoning field. William Doty's popular text has been hailed as the most comprehensive work of its kind. Extensively rewritten and completely restructured, the new edition provides further depth and... more...