6 edition of Eastern Mythology (Illustrated Encyclopedia) found in the catalog.
November 25, 2001
by Lorenz Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
Get this from a library! Middle Eastern mythology. [S H Hooke] -- "The role of mythology in ritual and its place in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating subjects of this comparative survey. Based on firsthand sources, it recounts. The book is divided into three sections: The Myths of Egypt and West Asia; The Myths of South and Central Asia; and The Myths of East Asia. This is an exhaustive and fascinating guide to the mythology of the gods and goddesses, heroes, sacred animals and places of the :
Reviewed by Jeana Jorgensen, Instructor, Butler University on 11/26/19 This is a very comprehensive listing of the major figures of Greek mythology, complete with references to source texts, summaries of certain key narratives, and parallels to ancient Roman and Near Eastern mythology. The definitive Slavic Mythology. With illustrations and a chapter on Baltic Mythology. This book, taken from The Mythology of all Races, is the most complete study of Slavic mythology available. The pagan Slavs had a unique view of spirituality, and their own pantheon of fascinating s: 8.
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Near Eastern mythology by Gray, John,P. Bedrick Books edition, in English - New rev. : Middle Eastern Mythology, S.H. Hooke The role of mythology in ritual and in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating areas covered by this comparative survey.
It discusses legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, plus mythological elements of the Jewish apocalyptic literature and the New Testament/5.
This book discusses Middle Eastern mythology, first describing what myths are and the history of myths in this area of the world. It also discusses the effect of societal changes on traditional stories and how they have changed due to nations conquering other nations.5/5(1).
The role of mythology in ritual and its place in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the areas covered by this survey. Based on firsthand sources, this book recounts the legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Eastern Mythology book, Hittites, and Canaanites, in addition to discussing the mythological elements of the Jewish apocalyptic literature and the New Testament.4/5(2).
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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down. Islamic mythology; Jewish mythology; Wiccan deities; Mythologies by time period. Ancient mythologies by period of first attestation. Bronze Age.
Canaanite mythology; Hindu mythology; Chinese mythology; Egyptian mythology; Hittite mythology; Hurrian mythology; Persian mythology; Proto-Indo-European mythology; Norse mythology.
Proto-Indo-Iranian. Greek mythology books (retellings, translations, and commentary) continue to be some of my favorite reads.
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Collectible leather-bound books, accented in 22kt gold. Get this from a library. Middle Eastern mythology. [S H Hooke] -- During the last half-century the discoveries of archaeologists in the ancient Near East, now called the Middle East, have created a widespread interest in the ways of life and thought of the dweller.
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Discusses the religion and mythology of Mesopotamia, Canaan, and Is /5(22). This book was written more than 45 years ago and it shows; there have been much new data on middle eastern mythology, particularly concerning Judeo-Christian mythology.
Hooke, unlike Joseph Campbell in his books, shows his obvious pro-Christian bias: "we have in the birth narratives of the gospels an extension of the function of myth as a /5(7). In general, in the Middle Eastern world, where snakes are large and deadly, the serpent or dragon was symbolic of the principle of evil.
Thus, the Egyptian god Apepi, for example, was the great serpent of the world of the Greeks and Romans, though accepting the Middle Eastern idea of the serpent as an evil power, also at times conceived the drakontes as beneficent powers—sharp.
The Encyclopedia of Eastern Mythology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text depicts the central features of Eastern, W /5.
The Chinese dragon, is a creature in Chinese mythology and is sometimes called the Oriental (or Eastern) ed as a long, snake-like creature with four legs, it has long been a potent symbol of auspicious power in Chinese folklore and type of dragon, however, is sometimes depicted as a creature constructed of many animal parts and it might have the fins of fish, or the horns.
This book provided a fascinating review of early Middle Eastern mythology starting from Mesopotamian culture and proceeding through to Judaism and early Christianity.
It also includes a discussion of the importance of myth and ritual as a basis for religious and socialogical structure. The area I found most interesting was the discussion of the 5/5(2).
The Encyclopedia of Eastern Mythology: Legends of the East: Myths and Tales of the Heroes, Gods and Warriors of Ancient Egypt, Arabia, Persia, India, Tibet, China and Japan Rachel Storm Anness Publishing, - Fiction - pages.
Readers of Middle Eastern Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar to the Canaanite thunder god, Baal, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.
ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing : Jim Ollhoff. The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around to BC.
It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining their roles within the body of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving the. I would recommend that you purchase this book if you're interested ancient near Eastern mythology.
It is very enlightening and eye-opening. There are some things that could be updated but the book was written in Read more.
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