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Mythologies of the ancient world.

Samuel Noah Kramer

Mythologies of the ancient world.

by Samuel Noah Kramer

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementWith contributions by Rudolf Anthes [and others.
    SeriesAnchor books, A2229
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL311 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination480 p.
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17755869M

      Mythologies of the Ancient World by Samuel Noah Kramer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(35). In Celtic mythology the father god's skull is the dome of heaven, which echoes the Aryan idea that the sky evolved from the head of the cosmic man Purus h a and therein dwelled the earliest Vedic gods (Rig-veda ,16). The fear of Chicken Little comes from this ancient cosmology: when Alexander asked the Celtic leaders what they feared.

    In other ancient stories, Magwayen was considered the goddess of the sea and death. Gregorio Zaide’s Philippine History and Civilization mentioned Maguayen as the “Visayan Acheron who ferried the souls of the dead from the land of the living to the other world.” You can find the same information in William Henry Scott’s Baranggay. With original articles written by leading scholars, it is a remarkable encounter with the mythologies of cultures past and present—the web of stories, traditions, rituals, practices, beliefs, divine figures, sacred objects, and great themes that define civilization. Drawing on a breathtaking array of sources, from the history of religions to anthropology, archaeology, literature, and.

    Published in , Mythologies is a collection of individual essays linked by a common theme: the study of meaning that can be interpreted from signs. Highly influenced by the linguistic theories of Ferdinand de Saussure, Barthes’ essays seek to apply those academic models to the real world interpretation of pop : Roland Barthes. Mythology of the Ancient World. provides a reference to the many stories that have been formed by peoples from all over the Earth, throughout all of time—from the fascinating legends and myths of the Greeks to the warrior gods in Norse mythology. The.


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