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The myth. Comparative mythology

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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...

  • The World of Mythby David Adams Leeming

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 12.99

    The World of Myth provides a sweeping anthology of myths, ranging from ancient Egypt and Greece to the Polynesian islands and modern science. We read stories of great floods from the ancient Babylonians, Hebrews, Chinese, and Mayans; tales of apocalypse from India, the Norse, Christianity, and modern science; myths of the mother goddess from Native... more...

  • Primal Mythsby Barbara C. Sproul

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99

    A comprehensive collection of creation stories ranging across widely varying times and cultures, including Ancient Egyptian, African, and Native American. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

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

  • Uses of Comparative Mythology (RLE Myth)by Kenneth L. Golden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This collection, first published in 1992, offers critical-interpretive essays on various aspects of the work of Joseph Campbell (1904-1987), one of a very few international experts on myth. Joseph Campbell examines myths and mythologies from a comparative point of view, and he stresses those similarities among myths the world over as they suggest... more...

  • The More of Mythby Mary Aswell Doll

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 40.81

    This book uses a nine-year experience of teaching world mythology to art students in order to discuss why and how such ancient stories provide significance today. Myth’s weird images and metaphors recall Wyrd (Word), the goddess of the cauldron. Students can be guided into the cauldron of mythic language to feel the stirring of new awareness of what... more...

  • Macmillan Dictionary of Religionby Michael Pye

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 147.00

    A one-volume dictionary of religion based on concepts drawn partly from the various religious traditions and partly from the historical and reflective study of religion as a modern academic discipline. As a dictionary rather than an encyclopedia, there will be concise explanations on a very large number of special terms rather than lengthy essays on... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomenaby J Gordon Melton

    Visible Ink Press 2007; US$ 19.99

    Based on more than 250 occurrences and extraordinary experiences that have served to lift believers out of the mundane world and place them in contact with a transcendental reality, The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs. Well-known religion... more...

  • Who's Who in Non-Classical Mythologyby Edgerton Skyes; Alan Kendall; Egerton Sykes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Twentieth Century Mythologiesby Daniel Dubuisson; Martha Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...