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Power of Myth

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MAIN STREET: 8/15/2015

Seller ID: 9780385247740

ISBN: 0385247745

Condition: USED


"The Power Of Myth" launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminient scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people. To him, mythology was the "song of the universe, the music of the spheres." With Bill Moyers, one of America's most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaing interviewer, "The Power Of Myth" touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliantcombination of intelligence and wit. View more info

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Pathways to Bliss

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW WORLD LIB: 1/24/2013

Seller ID: 1577314719

ISBN: 1577314719

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Joseph Campbell is one of this century's great disseminators of the psychological wisdom of mythology. One of the basic functions of myth, he contends, is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a travel guide to reach fulfillment -- a map to discover "bliss." In Pathways to Bliss, Campbell once again draws on his masterful gift of storytelling to apply the larger themes of world mythology to personal growth and transformation. Looking at the more personal, psychological side of myth, he begins to dwell on life's more important questions - those that are often submerged ... View more info

Myths and Folklore

By: Christ, Henry I

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/5/2012

Seller ID: 0877207836

ISBN: 0877207836

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Best-Loved Folktales of the World (The Anchor folktale library)

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 9780385189491

ISBN: 0385189494

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King of Ireland's Son: An Irish Folk Tale

By: Colum, Padraic

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FLORIS:

Seller ID: 9780863158964

ISBN: 086315896X

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The King of Ireland's Son sets out to find the Enchanter of the Black Back-Lands and meets the Enchanter's daughter, Fedelma. His adventures lead him to the Land of the Mist, the Town of the Red Castle, and the worlds of Gilly of the Goatskin, the Hags of the Long Teeth, Princess Flame-of-Wine, and the Giant Crom Duv. This is a true Irish wonder tale: a coming of age story of the youngest son of the King of Ireland who sets off on an impossible quest. The stories weave together, stories within stories, in a fantastic tapestry of humor, poetry, action, and adventure. Perfect for reading alo... View more info

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Myths From Mesopatamia

By: Dalley, Stephanie

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 9/1/2016

Seller ID: 9780199538362

ISBN: 0199538360

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The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of great strength, whose heroic quest for immortality is dashed through one moment of weakness. Recent developments in Akkadian grammar and lexicography mean that this new translation--complete with notes, a glossary of deities, place-names, and key terms, and illustrations of the my... View more info

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100 Characters from Classical Mythology: Discover the Fascinating Stories of the

By: Day, Malcolm

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Publisher: BARRONS EDUC SERIES:

Seller ID: 9780764160066

ISBN: 0764160060

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Dating back roughly 3,000 years, the gods of the ancient Greeks--and later, of the Romans--have figured prominently in legendry, poetry, drama, and the visual arts. But today's readers are often confused when they encounter the myriad names of those deities and try to understand their roles in mythology. This entertaining and mind-expanding book charts 100 of the most prominent characters from Greco-Roman mythology, including the primordial deities, the great gods of Olympus, and the shadowy inhabitants of Hades. Addressing universal themes such as love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deceit, and ... View more info

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From Homer to Harry Potter: A Handbook on Myth and Fantasy

By: Dickerson, Matthew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BRAZOS PR: 2/3/2015

Seller ID: 9781587431333

ISBN: 1587431335

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The allure of fantasy continues to grow with film adaptations of "The Lord of the Rings "and J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. But how should Christians approach modern works of fantasy, especially debated points such as magic and witches? "From Homer to Harry Potter "provides the historical background readers need to understand this timeless genre. It explores the influence of biblical narrative, Greek mythology, and Arthurian legend on modern fantasy and reveals how the fantastic offers profound insights into truth. The authors draw from a Christian viewpoint informed by C. S. Lewis a... View more info

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Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers: Folk Traditions of the Upper Peninsula

By: Dorson, Richard

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 0674076656

ISBN: 0674076656

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Folklore as it comes from the mouths of living storytellers has a matchless authority and conviction. Richard Dorson, living for five months among the Indians, Finns, Canadiens, Cornishmen, lumberjacks, sailors, miners, and sagamen of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, has listened to their tales, which this book reproduces with all their native thunder and salt. With this lively evidence he proves that America still has its myth-makers and purveyors of myth, who represent, both ethnically and historically, an enormous range of traditional oral folklore. We meet the Chippewa and Potawato... View more info

Edmund Dulac's Fairybook

By: Dulac, Edmund

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/19/2009

Seller ID: 9780517675830

ISBN: 0517675838

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Timeless Myths: How Ancient Legends Influence the World Around Us

By: Eliot, ALexander

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Seller ID: 9780826408693

ISBN: 0826408699

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"Beautifully written.... Eliot makes many valid and stimulating points while he entertains, enlightens, and performs feats of unexpected comparison". -- Booklist View more info

Golden Bough

By: Frazer, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 10/12/2009

Seller ID: U000112

ISBN: U000112

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Greek Myths: 2

By: Graves, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 5/11/2010

Seller ID: A509

ISBN: A509

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Mythic Journey: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide for Life

By: Greene, Liz

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Seller ID: 9780684869476

ISBN: 0684869470

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Greek gods, Norse heroes, Polynesian tricksters, and Native American warriors -- they all have lessons to teach us.Since the beginning of time, human beings have relied on myths, fairy tales, and fables to explain life's mysteries and to elucidate human nature. Bringing a fresh perspective to these age-old tales, Liz Greene and Juliet Sharman-Burke reveal how modern audiences on their own life journeys can find comfort and support in the legends and lore of the past."The Mythic Journey" explores the psychological themes of many mythical traditions, recounting stories from Greco-Roman, He... View more info

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Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythology

By: Grimal, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780140512359

ISBN: 0140512357

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An outstanding distillation of Grimal's classic reference, this extensively cross-referenced work offers clear and concise entries that capture the essence of Greek and Roman mythology. View more info

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Dictionary of Classical Mythology

By: Grimal, Pierre

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BLACKWELL PUBL: 10/4/2014

Seller ID: 0631201025

ISBN: 0631201025

Condition: USED


"The Dictionary of Classical Mythology" is a unique companion to the ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends. View more info

Black Madonna

By: Gustafson, Fred

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 0938434497

ISBN: 0938434497

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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 12/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780451628039

ISBN: 0451628039

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Mythology

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS: 12/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780316223331

ISBN: 0316223336

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Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, and e-book. Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths and legends that are the keystone of Western culture - the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. View more info

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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 12/2/2015

Seller ID: 9780446607254

ISBN: 0446607258

Condition: USED


MONSTERS, MORTALS, GODS, AND WARRIORS For over fifty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, MYTHOLOGY is the definitive volume for anyone who wa... View more info