By Robert Graves
This can be a finished examine the tales that make up the previous testomony and the Jewish faith, together with the people stories, apocryphal texts, midrashes, and different little-known records that the previous testomony and the Torah don't comprise. during this exhaustive learn, Robert graves presents a desirable account of pre-Biblical texts which were censored, suppressed, and hidden for hundreds of years, and which now emerge to provide us a clearer view of Hebrew fable and faith than ever.
Venerable classicist and historian Robert Graves recounts the traditional Hebrew tales, either vague and accepted, with a wealthy feel of storytelling, tradition, and spirituality. This publication is bound to be riveting to scholars of Jewish or Judeo-Christian background, tradition, and religion.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robert Graves (1895–1985) was once an English novelist, poet, and translator of Classical Greek and Roman literature, and essentially the most popular English writers of the 20 th century. He was once a really prolific author, who released greater than one hundred forty novels and collections of poetry. as well as novels and poetry, he released groundbreaking research of Greek mythology, in addition to a memoir of his time in strive against in the course of international struggle I, the place he was once gravely wounded on the conflict of the Somme. Graves is better recognized for his old novels, which come with I, Claudius, Claudius the God, The Golden Fleece, King Jesus, and Count Belisarius. In 1934, Robert Graves used to be presented the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his ancient novels facing the Roman Emperor Claudius.
Raphael Patai (1910–1996) was once a Hungarian-Jewish ethnographer, historian, Orientalist and anthropologist. whereas Patai’s paintings used to be frequent, starting from the advance of old Israelite tradition to trendy Arab stories, his basic concentration and primary ardour was once Jewish folklore. between his different books are Myth and Legend of historic Israel, The Hebrew Goddess, and The fantasy of the Jewish Race. He used to be a professor on the Hebrew collage in Jerusalem and based the Palestine Institute of Folklore and Ethnology, the place he served because the learn director for 4 years. After he grew to become a U.S. citizen he held traveling professorships at many esteemed universities, together with Princeton, Columbia, big apple college, and the college of Pennsylvania. In 1936, Raphael used to be granted the Bialik Prize for Jewish concept together with Moshe Zvi Segal.
By Margaret Mark, Carol Pearson, Carol S. Pearson
A brand’s meaning—how it resonates within the public center and mind—is a company’s most precious aggressive virtue. but, few businesses fairly know the way model which means works, the way to deal with it, and the way to exploit model that means strategically. Written by means of best-selling writer Carol S. Pearson (The Hero inside of) and branding guru Margaret Mark, this groundbreaking e-book presents the illusive and compelling resolution. utilizing reports drawn from the stories of Nike, Marlboro, Ivory and different powerhouse manufacturers, the authors exhibit that the main winning manufacturers are those who such a lot successfully correspond to primary styles within the subconscious brain often called archetypes. The publication offers instruments and methods to:
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By Roger Caillois
"C'est en effet dans le mythe que l'on saisit le mieux, à vif, los angeles collusion des postulations les plus secrètes, les plus virulentes du psychisme individuel et des pressions les plus impératives et les plus troublantes de l'existence sociale. Il n'en faut pas plus pour lui accorder une state of affairs éminente et pour inciter à ordonner par rapport à lui quelques-uns de ces problèmes essentiels qui touchent à los angeles fois au monde de los angeles connaissance et à celui de l'action."
By David Stuttard
A hands-on traveler's advisor to the spell binding stories of Greek mythology, prepared round the towns and landscapes the place the occasions are set
The Greek myths have a common attraction, past the time and actual position within which they have been created. yet many are firmly rooted in particular landscapes: town of Thebes and mountain diversity Cithaeron dominate the story of Oedipus; town of Mycenae broods over the fates of Agamemnon and Electra; whereas Knossos boasts the scene of Theseus’ slaying of the Minotaur. Drawing on quite a lot of classical assets, newly translated by way of the writer, and illustrated with in particular commissioned drawings, this ebook is either an invaluable learn for these vacationing the websites and a desirable imaginitive trip for the armchair visitor. The itinerary contains twenty-two destinations, from Mount Olympus to Homer’s Hades, recounting the myths and historical past linked to every one website and highlighting good points that viewers can nonetheless see today.
Scholarly textual content, supported through rates from fundamental resources and modern study, in addition to the attractive tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and villains, improve the reader’s literal or just literary event of those websites, whose value nonetheless resonates at the present time.
By Paul R. Steele
Автор предлагает краткое описание истории древних инков и андской цивилизации, а также объясняет причину исчезновения этой культуры подвергшейся воздействию испанской культуры, представители которой обычно старались уничтожить всякие следы традиционных верований. Единственным источником о мифологических представлениях инков, как указывает автор, являются тексты, оставленные испанскими летописцами и андскими авторами периода испанского вторжения. Несмотря на это обстоятельство, накладывающее определенные ограничения при анализе, автор предлагает интересные интерпретации инкских легенд, историй и верований, составляющих основу мифологии, центральные концепты которой были подобны таковым же всех крупных цивилизаций: сотворение мира, смерть и возрождение, появление богов и героев, культов и святилищ и пр. Читатель узнает о легендарном основателе первого инкского государства Манко Капаке, родившемся в пещере Тамботоко, его отце - боге Солнца Инти и матери - богине Луны - Мама Килье; многогрудой Мама Альпе и создателе земли Пачакамаке, о боге дождя Парьякаке и верховном боге Виракоче и многих других.
By Donna Jo Napoli
[b]Coinciding with the recent Rick Riordan Magnus Chase sequence and the surprise Age of Ultron DVD, that includes Thor, comes a brand new examine Asgard and the undying stories of historical Scandinavia.
Classic tales and outstanding illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to existence in a gorgeous tableau of Norse myths, together with these of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning writer Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the undying stories of old Scandinavia. This publication is the 3rd within the trilogy that incorporates the preferred nationwide Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and nationwide Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology.
By Lord Dunsany
The Gods of Pegana, through Lord Dunsany, is an inventive e-book of delusion and the most very important collections compiled of brief tales from the early a part of the twentieth century. Dunsany, because the moment author to totally make the most the delusion and event of imaginary lands, which come with gods, witches, magic and spirits, The God of Pegana is either an incredible technological know-how fiction paintings that's either for its skill to be a great assortment children's fairy stories in addition to sophistcated sufficient to paintings good at an grownup point.
By Stephen Kershaw
The booklet leads the reader via those vivid tales, from the origins of the gods via to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. all of the favourite narratives are the following, besides a few much less prevalent characters and motifs. as well as the stories, the ebook explains key concerns bobbing up from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider relevance.
This long-overdue booklet crystallises 3 key components of curiosity: the character of the stories; the tales themselves; and the way they've got and may be interpreted. For the 1st time, it brings jointly elements of Greek mythology merely frequently to be had in disparate types - particularly children's books and educational works. there'll be a lot the following that's fascinating, astonishing, and weird in addition to general. specialists and non-experts, adults, scholars and schoolchildren alike will achieve leisure and perception from this interesting and critical quantity.
By Su Tong
From the writer of the overseas hit Raise the pink Lantern comes a stunning reimagining of the parable of the lady whose tears collapsed the good Wallthe seminal delusion in chinese language tradition. Su Tong is China’s such a lot provocative younger author. Binu and the good Wall is spellbinding and shockinga journey de strength from an artist known as a author to watch” by way of Kirkus Reviews and a actual literary talent” via Anchee Min. In Peach village, crying is forbidden. yet as a toddler, Binu by no means discovered to conceal her tears. avoided by way of the villagers, she confronted a bleak destiny till she met Qiliang, an orphan who provided her his hand in marriage. Then, in the future, Qiliang disappears. Binu learns that he has been transported countless numbers of miles and compelled to hard work on a undertaking of terrifying ambition and scalethe construction of the good Wall. Binu is set to discover and store her husband. encouraged through her love, she units out on a unprecedented trip towards nice Swallow Mountain with just a blind frog for corporation. What follows is an unforgettable tale of ardour, hassle, and magical event.
A different physique of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's maximum literary treasures--as epic as Homer, as deep in tragedy as Sophocles, as engagingly human as Shakespeare. Set round the flip of the final millennium, those tales depict with an astonishingly sleek realism the lives and deeds of the Norse women and men who first settled Iceland and in their descendants, who ventured additional west--to Greenland and, finally, the coast of North the USA itself.
the ten Sagas and 7 shorter stories during this quantity comprise the prestigious "Vinland Sagas," which recount Leif Eiriksson's pioneering voyage to the recent international and include the oldest descriptions of the North American continent.