Guide to the Gods

Guide to the Gods

Book - 1992
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ABC-CLIO

This unique and fascinating volume features every type of deity from every culture in all regions of the world, from prehistory to the present.


This unique and fascinating volume features every type of deity from every culture in all regions of the world, from prehistory to the present.


• A–Z entries in each category that include at least one citation to a printed primary or secondary source



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A comprehensive reference guide that includes some 20,000 entries covering every type of deity from every culture in all regions of the world, from prehistory to the present. The approach is anthropological, grouping together supernatural beings from different countries and different tribes on the basis of their functions and attributes. To facilitate further research, every entry includes at least one citation to printed primary or secondary sources. Published in cooperation with the UCLA Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Identifies primordial beings, as well as gods of the sky, sun, moon, darkness, stars, weather, animals, earth, fire, water, metals, nature, sea, life, fertility, health, agriculture, trades, arts, culture, luck, justice, love, marriage, and war

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [1992]
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9780874365917
0874365910
Branch Call Number: REF 291.211 LEACH
Characteristics: xi, 995 pages ; 29 cm

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