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    DescriptionIn 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. Separate chapters on individual traditions as well as on recurrent thees - god and warrior, king and virgin, fire and water - give life to "Comparative Mythology" as both a general introduction and a detaled reference.

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    Comparative Mythology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jaan Puhvel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9780801839382
    ISBN 10: 0801839386

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF
    Libri: I-HP
    DC21: 291.13
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15400
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T General Subject: 495
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLCPR
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AH
    Abridged Dewey: 809
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190
    DC22: 291.13
    LC classification: 86020882
    BIC subject category V2: 2AH
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, DSBB, DB
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    Publication date
    01 September 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Review quote
    A judicious evaluation of what has been written about Indo-European mythology over the past forty years. Times Literary Supplement