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A Facsimile Reprint of Mythologies and National Ethos 神话与民族精神 By Xuanjun Xie
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这是作者谢选骏先生1986年在中国出版的《神话与民族精神^... More >72;─几个文化圈的比较》的影印本,内容涉及埃及、美索不达米亚、印度、希腊-罗马、希伯莱、北欧、日本等处的神话研究,并与中国的汉语典籍所体现的神话与民族精神,作了深入浅出的比较研究。全书三十余万字。 《神话与民族精神──几个文化圈的比较》1986年的出版,直接影响了1988年的电视政论片《河殇》,《河殇》1988年的播出,促进了1989年中国的民主风潮,而“六四镇压”激发全球抗议并促成了共产党世界的总崩溃。 Synopsis This book is a facsimile reprint of Mythologies and National Ethos -- A Comparative Study of the Ten Cultural Zones written by Mr. Xie Xuanjun and published in China in 1986. The book consists of Mr. Xie's studies on mythologies and national ethos of the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Indians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Jewish, the Northern Europeans and the Japanese, and is also a comparative study, in penetrating and simple terms, between the above-mentioned mythologies and national ethos and those reflected in the Chinese classics. There are over 300,000 Chinese characters to the book.< Less
Original Superheroes: Classic Tales of Superhuman Beings By Gary Hill
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Superheroes, once the fodder of a fringe group of fans, have made their way firmly into mainstream culture in the modern world. In truth, stories of superhuman beings doing heroic deeds date back... More > to ancient mythology. This collection gathers together stories from mythology as examples of t he ORIGINAL SUPERHEROES and a couple of the villains. Catch up on the earliest superheroes with these stories: Arthur Kills a Giant at Mont-Saint-Michel Mar Jiryis Kills the Dragon The Challenge of Thor Mercury Homer's Odyssey (Multiple Books) Neptune and the Sea-Gods Thor, The Giant and The Serpent Hercules Perseus The Story of Jason Theseus The Villains: The Punishment of Loki Pluto and the Underworld< Less
The Green Fairy Book - The Original Classic Edition By Andrew Lang
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Giants, dwarfs, monsters and magicians. 42 stories from China, Russia, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Scotland and England, including "The Three Little Pigs" and "The Half-Chick."... More > 100 illustrations. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally, made them an immensely influential collection, especially as he used foreign-language sources, giving many of these tales their first appearance in English. Although during Lang's life and work he wrote for a profession—literary criticism; fiction; poems; books and articles on anthropology, mythology, history, and travel, he is best recognized for his Fairy Books.< Less
The Green Fairy Book - The Original Classic Edition By Andrew Lang
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Giants, dwarfs, monsters and magicians. 42 stories from China, Russia, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Scotland and England, including "The Three Little Pigs" and "The Half-Chick."... More > 100 illustrations. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally, made them an immensely influential collection, especially as he used foreign-language sources, giving many of these tales their first appearance in English. Although during Lang's life and work he wrote for a profession—literary criticism; fiction; poems; books and articles on anthropology, mythology, history, and travel, he is best recognized for his Fairy Books.< Less
Original Superheroes: Classic Tales of Superhuman Beings Hardcover Edition By Gary Hill
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Superheroes, once the fodder of a fringe group of fans, have made their way firmly into mainstream culture in the modern world. In truth, stories of superhuman beings doing heroic deeds date back to... More > ancient mythology. This collection gathers together stories from mythology as examples of t he ORIGINAL SUPERHEROES and a couple of the villains. Catch up on the earliest superheroes with these stories: Arthur Kills a Giant at Mont-Saint-Michel Mar Jiryis Kills the Dragon The Challenge of Thor Mercury Homer's Odyssey (Multiple Books) Neptune and the Sea-Gods Thor, The Giant and The Serpent Hercules Perseus The Story of Jason Theseus The Villains: The Punishment of Loki Pluto and the Underworld< Less
A Facsimile Reprint of Mythologies and National Ethos 神话与民族精神(影印本·新版本) By Xuanjun Xie
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这是作者谢选骏先生1986年在中国出版的《神话与民族精神^... More >72;─几个文化圈的比较》的影印本,内容涉及埃及、美索不达米亚、印度、希腊-罗马、希伯莱、北欧、日本等处的神话研究,并与中国的汉语典籍所体现的神话与民族精神,作了深入浅出的比较研究。全书三十余万字。 Synopsis: This book is a facsimile reprint of Mythologies and National Ethos -- A Comparative Study of the Ten Cultural Zones written by Mr. Xie Xuanjun and published in China in 1986. The book consists of Mr. Xie's studies on mythologies and national ethos of the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Indians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Jewish, the Northern Europeans and the Japanese, and is also a comparative study, in penetrating and simple terms, between the above-mentioned mythologies and national ethos and those reflected in the Chinese classics. There are over 300,000 Chinese characters to the book. The publication of the book had a direct influence on River Elegy ......< Less
Evil & Exquisite: Reflections On Helen of Troy And Other Essays On Classical Antiquity By Layla Presant Rose Rudd
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A collection of essays on classical antiquity including: She’s Simultaneously Evil and Exquisite: Reflections on Helen of Troy* Project Troia 2013: What We Believe To... More > Understand* Herakles and the Hydra* Ancient Myths: Modern Inspiration* A Professional Analysis of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Website Featuring the Art of Classical Greece*< Less
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome: Dunda Books Classic By E.M. Berens
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Greek mythology is the body of myths and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and... More > ritual practices. They were a part of religion in ancient Greece. Modern scholars refer to the myths and study them in an attempt to throw light on the religious and political institutions of Ancient Greece, its civilization, and to gain understanding of the nature of myth-making itself. In Ancient Roman times, a new Roman mythology was born through syncretization of numerous Greek and other foreign gods. This occurred because the Romans had little mythology of their own and inheritance of the Greek mythological tradition caused the major Roman gods to adopt characteristics of their Greek equivalents.< Less
New Perspectives on Myth: Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology, Ravenstein (the Netherlands), 19-21 August, 2008 (2nd edition) By Wim van Binsbergen
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Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology was held near Ravenstein, the Netherlands, 19-21 August 2008. The 19 chapters are divided over... More > five parts: (1) Introduction (2) The Mythology of Death and Dying, (3) Mythological Continuities between Africa and Other Continents, (4) Theoretical and Methodological Advances, (5) Work-in-Progress. This volume demonstrates that comparative mythology is no longer over-specialised antiquarian scholarship, but (with a wide range of auxiliary fields – from genetics to linguistics, ethnography, archaeology, statistics, and classics) has become an exciting, rapidly expanding domain of theoretical and methodological reflection, and an ever widening window on humankind’s remoter cultural history. Increasingly transcontinental in subject matter and in scholarly participation, new growth points are: (a) death as a mythical domain (b) Africa’s place in the wider cultural history of humankind as a whole.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," (Hardcover) By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less

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