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The myth. Comparative mythology

  • 2008/2009by Jürgen Daiber

    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...

  • Actually Factuallyby Guy Campbell

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    A collection of misunderstandings, mistakes and misconceptions, which reveals the reality behind just a few of the myths that get mixed up with truth. It includes entries such as: your hair and nails continue to grow after you die; a goldfish has a memory of about three seconds; and water goes down the plughole the other way in Australia. more...

  • Alles Mythos! 20 populäre Irrtümer über das Mittelalterby Karin Schneider-Ferber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 26.70

    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...

  • Ancient Egypt Light Of The World 2 Vol setby Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Bulfinch's Mythologyby Thomas Bulfinch

    Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 19.95

    For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity, Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths, and the age of chivalry have been known. The forerunner of such interpreters as Edith Hamilton and Robert Graves, Thomas Bulfinch wanted to make... more...

  • Chaos, Angst und Ordnungby Jürgen Kriz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 15.13

    Jede Ordnung in unserem Leben müssen wir dem allumfassenden Chaos abringen. Die moderne Systemforschung belegt, was schon die alten Weisheitslehren wussten: Wir leben in einer Welt, die als ein einziger komplexer, chaotischer Prozess begriffen werden muss.Der ständige Kampf darum, das Chaos zu verbannen, führt allzu oft zu Zwangsstrukturen, die bedrohlich... more...

  • The Concept of the Goddessby Sandra Billington; Miranda Green

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    The Concept of the Goddess explores the function and nature of goddesses and their cults in many cultures, including: * Celtic * Roman * Norse * Caucasian * Japanese traditions. The contributors explore the reasons for the existence of so many goddesses in the mythology of patriarchal societies and show that goddesses have also assumed more masculine... more...

  • Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopediaby David Leeming

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 198.00

    ABC-CLIO's breakthrough reference work on creation beliefs from around the world returns in a richly updated and expanded new edition. From the Garden of Eden, to the female creators of Acoma Indians, to the rival creators of the Basonge tribe in the Congo, Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopedia, Second Edition examines how different cultures... 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...