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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Andrew Lang
 

This panoramic 1887 study argues that a nation’s mythology evolves from more “primitive” forms—which is why certain aspects of mythology are irrational. This second volume explores the gods of Australia and the South Seas, Native American and Mexican myths, Egyptian mythology, the gods of the Aryans of India, Greek divine myths, and romantic

Overview

This panoramic 1887 study argues that a nation’s mythology evolves from more “primitive” forms—which is why certain aspects of mythology are irrational. This second volume explores the gods of Australia and the South Seas, Native American and Mexican myths, Egyptian mythology, the gods of the Aryans of India, Greek divine myths, and romantic and heroic myths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461611
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
813,199
File size:
649 KB

Meet the Author


Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scotsman, best known as the compiler of the dozen “colored” Fairy Books. A poet, novelist, literary critic, anthropologist, and historian, Lang was also a founder of psychical research. His books include The Princess Nobody (1884), Ballads and Verses Vain (1884), Letters to Dead Authors (1886), In the Wrong Paradise (1886), The Mark of Cain (1886), and many more.

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