THE ROUTLEDGE DICTIONARY OF EGYPTIAN GODS AND GODDESSES ROUTLEDGE DICTIONARIES

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A Dictionary Of Egyptian Gods And Goddesses

Author : George Hart
ISBN : 9781134930128
Genre : Social Science
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Students of archaeology, travellers, visitors to museums and all those interested in mythology will value this comprehensive handbook. It details the major gods and goddesses and presents a broad survey of others, giving a vivid picture of the complexity and richness of the imagery of Egyptian mythology.
Category: Social Science

The Routledge Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons

Author : Manfred Lurker
ISBN : 0415340187
Genre : Religion
File Size : 48.38 MB
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From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia; from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, this dictionary is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time. Fully cross-referenced and with over 100 illustrations, it also features two appendices listing the functions and attributes shared by these deities and demons. Covering over 1800 of the most important gods and demons from around the world, this is the essential resource for anyone interested in comparative religion and the mythology of the ancient and contemporary worlds.
Category: Religion

A Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons

Author : Manfred Lurker
ISBN : 9781136106200
Genre : BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
File Size : 41.58 MB
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Containing around 1,800 entries this Dictionary covers, in one volume, all the important deities and demons from around the world. The gods of ancient mythology appear alongside the gods of contemporary religion, and `lesser' mythologies and religions are also fully covered. The author provides an extensive network of cross-references, allowing the reader to draw cross-cultural comparisons. The Dictionary will be an invaluable source of information for anyone interested in comparative religion or the diversity of religious views throughout the world.
Category: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT

Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses

Author : Michael Jordan
ISBN : 9781438109855
Genre : Goddesses
File Size : 45.21 MB
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Presents brief entries describing the gods and goddesses from the mythology and religion of a wide variety of cultures throughout history.
Category: Goddesses

A Dictionary Of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

Author : Dr Gwendolyn Leick
ISBN : 9781134641031
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 36.35 MB
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The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining their roles within the body of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving the place of origin of main texts and a brief history of their transmission through the ages; and entries explaining the use of specialist terminology, for such things as categories of Sumerian texts or types of mythological figures.
Category: Social Science

Gods Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Barbara Watterson
ISBN : 9780752495026
Genre : History
File Size : 63.49 MB
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Illustrated in colour, this is an introduction for the general reader to Egyptian mythology and its mysteries. It includes a concise introduction to general aspects of Egyptian religion, followed by specific sections devoted to the most important of the gods. With sections on personal religion and temple ceremony, there are also accounts of mythological stories associated with the gods, and a map of the principle cult centres.
Category: History

The Routledge Dictionary Of English Language Studies

Author : Michael Pearce
ISBN : 9781134264285
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 71.40 MB
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Filled with real examples of the way people use English in different contexts, The Routledge Dictionary of English Language Studies is an indispensable guide to the richness and variety of the English language for both students and the general reader. From abbreviation to zero-article, via fricative and slang, the Dictionary contains over 600 wide ranging and informative entries covering: the core areas of language description and analysis: phonetics and phonology, grammar, lexis, semantics, pragmatics and discourse sociolinguistics, including entries on social and regional variation, stylistic variation, and language and gender the history of the English language from Old English to the present-day the main varieties of English spoken around the world, covering the British isles, the Caribbean, North America, Africa, Asia, and Australasia stylistics, literary language and English usage.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Routledge Dictionary Of Literary Terms

Author : Peter Childs
ISBN : 0415340179
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 65.44 MB
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Examines the significance and history of a wide range of terms and phrases related to the analysis of literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Routledge Dictionary Of Cultural References In Modern French

Author : Michael Mould
ISBN : 9781136825729
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 51.97 MB
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The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French reveals the hidden cultural dimension of contemporary French, as used in the press, going beyond the limited and purely lexical approach of traditional bilingual dictionaries. Even foreign learners of French who possess a good level of French often have difficulty in fully understanding French articles, not because of any linguistic shortcomings on their part but because of their inadequate knowledge of the cultural references. This cultural dictionary of French provides the reader with clear and concise explanations of the crucial cultural dimension behind the most frequently used words and phrases found in the contemporary French press. This vital background information, gathered here in this innovative and entertaining dictionary, will allow readers to go beyond a superficial understanding of the French press and the French language in general, to see the hidden yet implied cultural significance that is so transparent to the native speaker. Key features: a broad range of cultural references from the historical and literary to the popular and classical, with an in-depth analysis of punning mechanisms. over 3,000 cultural references explained a three-level indicator of frequency over 600 questions to test knowledge before and after reading. The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French is the ideal reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of French seeking to enhance their understanding of the French language. It will also be of interest to teachers, translators and Francophiles alike. French students in khâgne, Sciences-Po and schools of journalism will also find this valuable and relevant for their studies.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Oxford Companion To World Mythology

Author : David Leeming
ISBN : 9780195156690
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 66.55 MB
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Consists of nearly two thousand entries covering all aspects of mythology, including Greek, Roman, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, and Egyptian.
Category: Social Science