Middle Eastern Mythology

Middle Eastern Mythology

by S. H. Hooke
     
 

The role of mythology in ritual and in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating areas covered by this comparative survey. It discusses legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, plus mythological elements of the Jewish apocalyptic literature and the New Testament.
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The role of mythology in ritual and in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating areas covered by this comparative survey. It discusses legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, plus mythological elements of the Jewish apocalyptic literature and the New Testament.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486435510
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/18/2004
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
840,266
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.45(d)

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