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Weigel, James - CliffsNotes Mythology, ebook

CliffsNotes Mythology

Weigel, James


In CliffsNotes on Mythology, you'll review the myths from seven different cultures and gain an overview of the stories that people have lived by from ancient times to the present. The gods and their stories depict life's lessons and personal relationships and present

Kelsey, Darren - Media and Affective Mythologies, ebook

Media and Affective Mythologies

Kelsey, Darren


Why Study Mythology and How is it Affective?
Darren Kelsey
2. Affective Apparatus: Collective Unconscious, Archetypes and the Transpersonal
Darren Kelsey
3. Hero’s Journey: Nigel Farage, the EU and Brexit
Darren Kelsey
4. The City Trickster:

Dowden, Ken - A Companion to Greek Mythology, ebook

A Companion to Greek Mythology

Dowden, Ken


A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system

Morales, Helen - Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Morales, Helen


From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short…

Falkner, David E. - The Mythology of the Night Sky, ebook

The Mythology of the Night Sky

Falkner, David E.


Table of contents
1. Astrophotography Using a Compact Digital Camera
David E. Falkner
2. An Introduction to Greco-Roman Mythology
David E. Falkner
3. The Winter Constellations
David E. Falkner
4. The Legend of Jason and the…

Hauskeller, Michael - Mythologies of Transhumanism, ebook

Mythologies of Transhumanism

Hauskeller, Michael


Table of contents
1. Introduction: From Logos to Mythos
Michael Hauskeller
2. Anxious Dreams of a Better World
Michael Hauskeller
3. Birds Don’t Fly
Michael Hauskeller
4. Shitting Ducks
Michael Hauskeller
5. Stealing…

Marciano, Alain - Constitutional Mythologies, ebook

Constitutional Mythologies

Marciano, Alain


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Constitutional Myths
Alain Marciano
2. Consent or Coercion? A Critical Analysis of the Constitutional Contract
Randall G. Holcombe
3. Agent Type, Social Contracts, and Constitutional Mythologies

Lindow, John - Norse Mythology : A Guide to Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs, ebook

Norse Mythology : A Guide to Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs

Lindow, John


Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland--outlining along the way the prehistoric tales and beliefs from these regions that have remained embedded in the imagination of the world. The book begins with an Introduction

Fee, Christopher R. - Gods, Heroes, and Kings : The Battle for Mythic Britain, ebook

Gods, Heroes, and Kings : The Battle for Mythic Britain

Fee, Christopher R.


The resulting body of legends became a strange but coherent hybrid, so that by the time Chaucer wrote "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in the fourteenth century, a Christian theme of redemption fought for prominence with a tripartite Celtic goddess and the Arthurian legends of Sir Gawain-itself a hybrid