By Marcello Veneziani
Read Online or Download Alla luce del mito: Guardare il mondo con altri occhi (Italian Edition) PDF
Best folklore & mythology books
In the course of the 19th century, Lemuria was once imagined as a land that after bridged India and Africa yet disappeared into the sea millennia in the past, very like Atlantis. A sustained meditation on a misplaced position from a misplaced time, this elegantly written booklet is the 1st to discover Lemuria’s incarnations throughout cultures, from Victorian-era technological know-how to Euro-American occultism to colonial and postcolonial India.
A pocket advisor featuring concise details at the mythology of those cultures from Abdera to Zeuxippe, together with gods, goddesses, heroes, kings and queens. major areas, resembling Mycenae, Crete, the Augean stables and the backyard of Hesperides are indexed individually. Genealogical diagrams are supplied to aid the problematic net of kinship relationships.
The mythical misplaced urban of southern Africa and its untold riches involved the Romans, eu explorers and writers equivalent to Rider Haggard, Alan Paton, Wilbur Smith, and Lawrence eco-friendly. Even the apartheid executive sought for it in useless. Adam Cruise units out on a quest into historical past and around the Kalahari to discover the legendary urban that encouraged King Solomon's Mines, and 'the nice Farini', the daredevil showman of the Victorian age on the middle of the legend.
Mircea Eliade (1907–1986) used to be one of many 20th century's best scholars of faith and cultural environments. This booklet examines the emergence, functionality, and price of faith and fantasy in his paintings. Nicolae Babuts, Robert Ellwood, Eric Ziolkowski, John Dadosky, Robert Segal, Mac Linscott Ricketts, Douglas Allen, and Liviu Borda learn Eliade's perspectives at the interplay among the sacred and the profane.
- Ghosts of Galveston (Haunted America)
- The Transmission of Kapsiki-Higi Folktales over Two Generations: Tales That Come, Tales That Go (African Histories and Modernities)
- German Popular Stories - With Illustrations After the Original Designs of George Cruikshank.
- Configurations d'Hermès: Une ‘théogonie hermaïque' (Kernos suppléments) (French Edition)
Extra resources for Alla luce del mito: Guardare il mondo con altri occhi (Italian Edition)
Alla luce del mito: Guardare il mondo con altri occhi (Italian Edition) by Marcello Veneziani