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The Faces of God
The Faces of God
by Jacob Rabinowitz
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It is now well known that the Hebrew prophets, even as they denounced Canaanite idolatry, borrowed freely from its mythic imagery and poetry. The Faces of God is the first book to analyze the Canaanite content in Hebrew scripture for its inner coherence,... (read more)

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Civilization of the American Indian #82: Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies
Civilization of the American Indian #82: Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies
by Ella E Clark
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The stories in this unusual collection come from the twelve tribes of Indians that, in historic times, have lived in the present states of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. They include myths, legends, personal narratives, and historical traditions preserved... (read more)

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Friedman's Fables (with Booklet) with Book
Friedman's Fables (with Booklet) with Book
by Edwin H Friedman
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"Teaching by parable has old and honorable tradition. Ed. Friedman, beloved rabbi and noted family therapist, is a great modern master of the art...Frank Pittman, M.D.... (read more)

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A Short History of Myth (Myths)
A Short History of Myth (Myths)
by Karen Armstrong
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The author of The History of God and In the Beginning: A New Reading of Genesis offers a useful, well-written introduction to mythology from the Paleolithic period to the "Great Western Transformation" that used science to discredit myth. Reprint.... (read more)

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The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries (Library of the Mystic Arts)
The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries (Library of the Mystic Arts)
by Walter Evans Wentz
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The writer best-known as the author/translator of "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" presents a body of tradition and testimony about an elusive order that survives in the natural setting of wild and lonely places--a classic study of the luminous reality of... (read more)

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The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)
The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)
by Robert Graves
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Combines in a single volume the complete text of the definitive two-volume classic, citing all the ancient myths. @GoldenFarce Good, the gals stand outside my house all the time. The constant chanting is creepy, but all agree: Jason crossing the line... (read more)

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Voices of the Winds: Native American Legends
Voices of the Winds: Native American Legends
by Margot Edmonds
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This wonderfully colorful and appealing anthology gathers more than 130 Native American legends, many told to the authors by elder storytellers and tribal historians.... (read more)

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Greek Myths: Tales of Passion, Heroism, and Betrayal
Greek Myths: Tales of Passion, Heroism, and Betrayal
by Shoshanna Kirk
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Here is the stuff legends are made of in 25 of the most beloved tales from Greek mythology, complemented with gorgeous illustrations by artist Tinou Le Joly Senoville. These classic, timeless stories have been crafted into a concise, intriguing, and very... (read more)

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The Myths of Mexico and Peru (Dover Books on Anthropology, the American Indian)
The Myths of Mexico and Peru (Dover Books on Anthropology, the American Indian)
by Lewis Spence
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Lewis Spence (1874-1955), one of the world's great mythologists specialized in the myths of Latin America. In this classic volume, he not only recounts a rich selection of the myths themselves, but discusses their meaning and significance for the... (read more)

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Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, & Lore
Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, & Lore
by Skye Alexander
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The allure and mystery of mermaids has taken hold of our psyche for ages. From the Irish merrows who come on land to search for human husbands to the fake Fiji Mermaid made popular by P.T Barnum, these sea maidens (and sometimes men) can be found in... (read more)

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A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legends
A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legends
by Mike Dixon Kennedy
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Bringing together two of the most fertile areas of myth and legend, The Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends is a unique reference tool which is based on wide research and contains some of the most colourful myths and legends... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
by Wolfram Eberhard
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This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and... (read more)

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Simply: Fairies (Simply)
Simply: Fairies (Simply)
by Ralph Harvey
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Fairies have enchanted humans for centuries—but are these mischievous, ethereal creatures more than just myth? One could ask for no better guide to the fairy realm than Ralph Harvey, one of Englands foremost modern-day witches. In Simply Fairies he... (read more)

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The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion
The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion
by Joseph Campbell
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Joseph Campbell's last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at work within human beings as well, and that a new mythology is implicit in this realization.... (read more)

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Irish Cures, Mystic Charms & Superstitions
Irish Cures, Mystic Charms & Superstitions
by Lady Wilde
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Lady Wilde, mother of famed author Oscar Wilde, over 100 years ago collected these hundreds of archaic cures, spells, homespun proverbs, visionary omens and prophecies. 128 pages, 16 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.... (read more)

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The Medieval Quest for Arthur
The Medieval Quest for Arthur
by Robert Rouse
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In this original look at the world of Arthur, the authors show how the people of medieval England engaged with the Arthurian legend. Individual chapters cover Winchester as the site of Camelot, the crown of Arthur presented by Edward I, and the various... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
by Jan Harold Brunvand
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-499) and index.... (read more)

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Druids: Very Short Introduction (10 Edition)
Druids: Very Short Introduction (10 Edition)
by Cunliffe
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The Druids have been known and discussed for at least 2400 years, first by Greek writers and later by the Romans, who came in contact with them in Gaul and Britain. According to these sources, they were a learned caste who officiated in religious... (read more)

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Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World
Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World
by Jorge Guillermo
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From myth to myth, and over thousands of years, few archetypes have so captured the imaginations of readers as that of the Sibyl. Sibyls--from the Greek word for prophetess--commanded a remarkable amount of respect and devotion in the ancient world for... (read more)

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Celtic Mysteries: The Ancient Religion
Celtic Mysteries: The Ancient Religion
by John Sharkey
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Discusses the religion of the ancient Celts and shows burial chambers, standing stones, cromlechs, and sacred wells in Ireland.... (read more)

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