Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East
Oxford University Press, 2005 - 150 Seiten
Esteemed scholar David Leeming, who has authored more than twelve books on mythology, here offers the first comprehensive narrative study of the mythology of the Middle East, that tumultuous region that was the cradle of civilization.
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Since a huge percentage of the world's people belong to one of the Abrahamic faiths, Leeming could not possibly avoid offending some of them. He is respectful of the myths of all religions, although ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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This book is set up almost like a miniature encyclopedia. The order of the information in the chapters is a little unusual, but the information is fascinating. It is not exhaustive, but is a good ... Vollständige Rezension lesen