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The Routledge Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons: Unraveling the Mysteries of Ancient Pantheons

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Ancient myths and legends have always fascinated mankind. They are an integral part of our human history, reflecting the beliefs and imagination of past civilizations. Understanding the deities and mythological beings that were worshipped and feared by ancient cultures can provide invaluable insight into their societies, values, and aspirations.

The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons: An Invaluable Resource

In the vast ocean of ancient mythology, The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons stands as a guiding light for enthusiasts, scholars, and anyone intrigued by the allure of the divine and the monstrous. Compiled by renowned mythologist and author Manfred Lurker, this dictionary is a comprehensive reference work that explores the pantheons and mythologies from various cultures around the world.

Delve into the Enigmatic World of Ancient Deities

Step inside the pages of this dictionary, and you will embark on a fascinating journey through over 4,000 entries that encompass gods, goddesses, devils, and demons from diverse belief systems. Whether you are interested in Greek mythology, Egyptian spirituality, Hindu gods, or Norse legends, you will find a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips.

The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses Devils and Demons (Routledge Dictionaries)
The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons (Routledge Dictionaries)
by David Evans(1st Edition, Kindle Edition)

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Language : English
File size : 7336 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 274 pages

Discover the Origins and Attributes of Divine Beings

Each entry in The Routledge Dictionary is meticulously crafted to provide a comprehensive understanding of a specific deity or mythological figure. From Apollo, the Greek god of music, healing, and light, to Ammit, the ancient Egyptian demoness who devoured the hearts of the impure, every entry delves into the origins, attributes, and cultural significance of these divine and supernatural beings. Immerse yourself in the enchanting narratives, mythical tales, and symbolic representation of gods and monsters.

Unveiling the Influence of Mythology on Literature and Art

Mythology has always left an indelible mark on human creativity, inspiring countless works of art, literature, and even modern-day movies and TV shows. The Routledge Dictionary not only unravels the mysteries of ancient pantheons but also explores the cultural impact of these mythologies across different centuries, continents, and artistic movements. Gain insights into how the beliefs of our ancestors continue to shape our contemporary world.

Why The Routledge Dictionary Of Gods And Goddesses Devils And Demons is a Must-Have

The Routledge Dictionary is more than just a compilation of mythological entries. It is a treasure trove of knowledge that reveals humanity's timeless fascination with the divine and the supernatural. Its user-friendly format presents complex information in an accessible manner, making it suitable for both scholars and enthusiasts alike. The dictionary's extensive cross-referencing system allows readers to explore the interconnectedness of different mythologies and understand the universal themes that bind them all.

The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons is an indispensable companion for anyone seeking to delve deeper into the realms of ancient mythology. Its comprehensive coverage, engaging narratives, and insightful analysis of divine beings from cultures around the world make it an essential reference work for scholars, writers, artists, and mythology enthusiasts alike. Add this masterpiece to your collection and unlock the secrets of the gods, goddesses, devils, and demons that have captivated human imagination for centuries.

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The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses Devils and Demons (Routledge Dictionaries)
The Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons (Routledge Dictionaries)
by David Evans(1st Edition, Kindle Edition)

4.4 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 7336 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 274 pages

This dictionary covers, in one volume, over 1,800 of the most important deities and demons from around the world. From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia, from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, it is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time. Fully cross-referenced and featuring two handy guides to the functions and attributes shared by those featured, this dictionary is the essential resource for anyone interested in comparative religion and the mythology of the ancient and contemporary worlds.

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