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Encyclopedia of gods :over 2,500 deities of the world

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Publisher Comments:

Encyclopedia of Gods offers concise information on more than 2,500 deities worshipped around the world and throughout history, from the most ancient gods of polytheistic societies — to the most contemporary gods of the major monotheistic religions.

Each entry details the relevant culture, the role of the god or goddess, and the characteristics and symbols by which they are identified.

Book News Annotation:

Offers concise information on some 2,500 gods from ancient Babylon to modern Haiti, including not only the most significant deities of each culture but minor gods as well. The alphabetical entries supply the god's role and characteristics, the culture that has given it life, and the symbols used to represent it. Indexed by civilization as well as by subject.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816029099
Subtitle:
(over 2,500 deities of the world )
Author:
Jordan, Michael
Publisher:
Facts on File, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Gods
Subject:
Gods -- Encyclopedias.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 21
Publication Date:
c1993
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 337 p.
Dimensions:
9.54x7.65x1.30 in. 1.82 lbs.

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