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A comprehensive dictionary of the gods

by Anne S. Baumgartner

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Published by Wings Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Ye gods! New York : Carol Pub., 1984.

    StatementAnne S. Baumgartner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL473 .B36 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL794372M
    ISBN 100517123584
    LC Control Number95030169
    OCLC/WorldCa32778726

    In compiling a book like Encyclopedia of Gods, one is struck both by the enormous number and variety of deities that occur in different religions around the world, and also by the way patterns repeat themselves--almost every culture has its creator gods, gods concerned with a locally important aspect of the weather, goddesses of fertility, gods whose duty it is to protect the home.   The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses contains one of the most comprehensive listings and descriptions of Egyptian in its second edition, it provides: a new introduction; updated entries and four new entries on deitiesCited by:

    The gods, goddesses and demons, the motifs, symbols and religious beliefs of the several thousand years of Mesopotamian civilisation are bewilderingly complex to the modern reader who stands on the threshold of that world. The authors hope that this dic-tionary can be used as a first reference book to accompany them on their journey within. A Classical Dictionary of India. Atlantic Publishers & Distri. pp. –. GGKEY:YTLNG1DG7JN. CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Mani, Vettam (). Puranic Encyclopaedia: A Comprehensive Dictionary With Special Reference to the Epic and Puranic Literature. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harvGoddesses: Tridevi, Saraswati, Lakshmi, Sita, .

      With the vast number of translations and versions from many authors, it can be difficult to find a comprehensive collection of tales and epics regarding Greek this book, readers no longer have to consult numerous sources to get their dose of Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.   Matthew “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Isaiah He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired.


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