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Distills and captures the essence of Greek and Roman mythology. This dictionary is suitable for those with an interest in the Classics or those seeking to explore the many allusions to its mythology that abound in literature.
Makes available for the generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's "Myth of the Birth of the Hero" and Lord Raglan's "The Hero". In his introduction to this selection from Rank, Raglan, and others, the author charts the history of theorizing about hero myths and compares...
Reveals the author himself to be a uniquely sensitive interpreter of Lakota theology, philosophy, and history - which are all one in traditionalist Lakota thought. This title offers an insight that penetrates the inner beings of both Black Elk and John G Neihardt, two men of vastly different cultures who...
First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideals, in which the otherworld is explored...