Comparative Mythology
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Comparative Mythology

By (author) Jaan Puhvel

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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. 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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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 453.59g
  • 01 Sep 1989
  • JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Baltimore, MD
  • English
  • 0801839386
  • 9780801839382
  • 236,350

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A judicious evaluation of what has been written about Indo-European mythology over the past forty years. Times Literary Supplement

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