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Comparative mythology

Jaan Puhvel

Comparative mythology

by Jaan Puhvel

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology

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    StatementJaan Puhvel
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14983917M
    ISBN 100801839386

    Category Archives: comparative mythology Brahman – Alexander Jacob () I recently reviewed a book of Jacob published by Manticore Press. In it, he frequently refers to two of his older works. I got myself a copy of Brahman, a study of the solar rituals of the Indo-Europeans. eSingle: Comparative Mythology Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, Campbell made a proposal to use his introductory course as the basis for the then-new field of cross-cultural studies.

      Comparative Mythology and Folklore I’d like some suggestions of essential texts dealing with comparative mythology and folklore? I have read most of Campbell’s works and have read the Golden Bough, so these works can be omitted. World Mythology Edited by Roy Willis "In this fascinating and authoritative encyclopedia, scholarly contributors use more than color photographs, maps, and artifacts to describe the myths of Egypt, the Middle East, India, China, Tibet, Mongolia, Japan, Greece, Rome, the Celtic lands, Northern and Eastern Europe, the Arctic, North and South America, Mesoamerica, Africa, Australia, Oceania.

    Comparative Mythology (E-Singles) eBook: Campbell, Joseph, Van Couvering, Antony, Kudler, David: : Kindle Store/5(41). : An Introduction to Comparative Mythology () by Jennifer Taylor and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.3/5(1).


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Comparative Mythology is just what its title suggests. It is an overview and comparison of the mythic and epic stories of Vedic, Iranian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic cultures.

It begins with an overview of just what the study of mythology is, /5(17). Comparative Mythology. In a magisterial work, Jaan Puhvel unravels the prehistoric Indo-Euopean origins of the traditions of India and Iran, Greece and Rome, of the Celts, Germans, Balts, and Slavs. Utilizing the Comparative mythology book of historical linguistics and archaeology, he reconstructs a shared religious, mytholoigcal, and cultural heritage.4/5.

The book arrived in better condition than I thought it would be. I know this isn't a blog but this is my review, my opinion, and I don't think that global religion (Hindu, Christianity, Buddhism, Muslim, etc) should be placed in the category of mythology, that should be left to a book titled "Comparative /5(2).

The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts. Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around BC.

Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and writing, architecture and arts, astronomy and mathematics. Comparative Mythology is just what its title suggests.

It is an overview and comparison of the mythic and epic stories of Vedic, Iranian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic cultures. It begins with an overview of just what the study of mythology is, a /5(19). Comparative Mythology is just what its title suggests.

It is an overview and comparison of the mythic and epic stories of Vedic, Iranian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic cultures. It begins with an overview of just what the study of mythology is, /5(18).

In myth, author Puhvel argues, a human group expresses the thought patterns by which it formulates self-cognition and self-realization, attains self-knowledge and self-confidence, explains its own sources and sometimes tries to chart its destinies. Here, Puhvel unravels the prehistoric origins of the traditions of India and Iran, Greece and Rome, of the Celts, Germans, Balts, and Slavs/5(5).

Comparative Mythology (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Comparative Mythology. Author. Puhvel, Prof Jaan. Publisher. The Johns Hopkins University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book.

$ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit. Comparative Mythology. In a magisterial work, Jaan Puhvel unravels the prehistoric Indo-Euopean origins of the traditions of India and Iran, Greece and Rome, of the Celts, Germans, Balts, and Slavs.

Utilizing the methodologies of historical linguistics and archaeology, he reconstructs a shared religious, mytholoigcal, and cultural heritage.

This book is a study of the comparative mythology of the Indo-European cultures. A university lecturer, Jaan Puhvel's style is, at times, light and breezy and one would imagine he was a popular professor/5(5).

Books, Toys, Games and much more. Comparative Mythology / Edition 1. by Jaan Puhvel | Read Reviews. Paperback View All Available Formats & Editions. Current price is, Original price is $ You. Buy New $ Buy Used $ $ Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press. - Buy Comparative Mythology book online at best prices in India on Read Comparative Mythology book reviews & author details and more at 4/5(17).

The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment of the Theories of Georges Dumézil C. Scott Littleton University of California Press, - Mythology - pages.

Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics. Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes.

For example, scholars have used the relationships between different myths to trace the. : Comparative Mythology () by Puhvel, Prof Jaan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(). Get this from a library. Comparative mythology.

[Jaan Puhvel] -- In myth, author Puhvel argues, a human group expresses the thought patterns by which it formulates self-cognition and self-realization, attains self-knowledge and self-confidence, explains its own.

There are two major texts that serve as excellent introductions to comparative mythology - the first being ‘The Golden Bough’ by James George Frazer, and the second being ‘The Hero with a Thousand Faces’ by Joseph Campbell.

Today Campbell’s view of comparative mythology has fallen out of favor in an era of identity politics and, it would seem, identity mythology.

Various cultures are interested in grabbing their unique glory for their contributions to humanity. Comparative World Mythology Harriet Schlueter INTRODUCTION The high school where I teach is in the process of a transformation.

It was once a predominantly white school with a high number of graduates going to four-year colleges on academic scholarships. In the past fifteen years, the focus has changed. Discipline relegates academics to the File Size: 86KB.

Bibliography-in-Progress of Texts on Myths & Comparative Mythology List is restricted to book-length studies in English. Please send suggestions for additions and corrections to [email protected]

Comparative Mythology. Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics.[1] Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes.

For example, scholars have used the relationships between different myths to trace the development of religions and cultures, to propose common origins for myths from. Read "The Mythic Dimension - "Comparative Mythology"" by Joseph Campbell available from Rakuten Kobo. Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight ye /5(13).I thought this book was going to be a side by side comparative of mythology such as Greek, Egyptian, Celtic, Norse and Native American.

This was not. my mistake. However the book went into detail about the college he taught at and course content. There is a long list of different reading suggestions of individual mythologies.

Mr/5(41).