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new comparative mythology

C. Scott Littleton

new comparative mythology

an anthropological assessment of the theories of Georges Dumézil.

by C. Scott Littleton

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demézil, Georges, 1898.,
  • Mythology, Indo-European.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL"43"D8"L577
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21134852M
    LC Control Number66-23181

    Myths and myth-makers: old tales and superstitions interpreted by comparative mythology, (Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., [c]), by John Fiske (page images at HathiTrust) Manual of mythology; Greek and Roman, Norse and Old German, Hindoo and Egyptian mythology, (New York, Scribner, Armstrong, & co., ), by A. S. Murray. The Book of the Dead. New York: Gramercy. _____. The Gods of the Egyptians or Studies in Egyptian Mythology. vol. 1. New York: Dover. The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment of the Theories of Georges Dumézil. Berkeley: .

    Comparative Mythology. Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics.[1] Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes. For example, scholars have used the relationships between different myths to trace the development of religions and cultures, to propose common origins for myths from. : An Introduction to Comparative Mythology () by Jennifer Taylor and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Paperback.

    The Masks of God is a four-volume study of world religion and myth that stands as one of Joseph Campbell’s masterworks. In this second volume of The Masks of God - Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology - the preeminent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and. The New Comparative Mythology C. SCOTT LITTLETON ANY NEW AND COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME is bound to elicit criticism. This is as it should be. Indeed, it is incumbent upon anyone who would aspire to the role of generalist to maintain a continuing dia-logue with specialists in the several fields about which he seeks to generalize.


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The New Comparative Mythology book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. Hence my interest in THE NEW COMPARATIVE MYTHOLOGY by C. Scott Littleton. Littleton characterizes his book as an anthropological assessment of the theories of Georges Dumezil.

In Part 1. Background - Littleton describes the influence of Frazier, Durkheim, Mauss and other members of the French school of by:   Best Books on Comparative Mythology and Folklore I have read most of Campbell’s works and have read the Golden Bough, so these works can be omitted.

Thank you, all. The author defends his right to write about Dumézil's theories by arguing that Dumézil's comparative mythology is based upon sociological and anthropological assumptions heavily.

The book is divided into three parts. The first part is about the backgrounds of both the Proto-Indo-European culture and Comparative by: 5. Books that talk about mythology, and what it means (as oppose to books of actual mythological stories). Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

This book is a study of the comparative mythology of the Indo-European cultures. A university lecturer, Jaan Puhvel's style is, at times, light and breezy and one would imagine he was a popular professor/5(5). The best single volume work for Indo-European mythologies is: Comparitive Mythology: Prof Jaan Puhvel.

This is THE introduction on the comparative mythologies of the Indo-Europeans, from Hittites to Indians to Persians, and onward with Greeks, Rom. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (retitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion in its second edition) is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer.

The Golden Bough was first published in two volumes in ; in three volumes in ; and in twelve volumes in the third edition Author: James George Frazer. The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment of the Theories of Georges Dumézil C.

Scott Littleton University of California Press, - Mythology - pages. AN-INTRODUCTION-TO-COMPARATIVE-MYTHOLOGY Download An-introduction-to-comparative-mythology ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to AN-INTRODUCTION-TO-COMPARATIVE-MYTHOLOGY book pdf for free now. The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment of the Theories of Georges Dumézil.

Scott Littleton. University of California Press, - Mythologie - Méthodologie - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Comparative Mythology is just what its title suggests.

It is an overview and comparison of the mythic and epic stories of Vedic, Iranian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic cultures.

It begins with an overview of just what the study of mythology is, a history of that study, and approaches to the study/5(18). This book is concerned with the theories and methods developed by perhaps the most original, and at the same time most controversial, student of comparative Indo-European mythology since the turn of the century: Georges Dumézil, professor of Indo-European civilization in the Collège de France and for many years a director of studies in the Section des Sciences Religieuses of the École des.

Comparative Mythology (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Comparative Mythology. Author. Puhvel, Prof Jaan. Publisher. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

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: Comparative Mythology () by Puhvel, Prof Jaan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5().

Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics. Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes. For example, scholars have used the relationships between different myths to trace the development of religions and cultures, to propose common origins for myths from different cultures, and to.

Author Tracey Baptiste discusses creatures from different mythologies and encourages kids to find and compare different creatures.

Includes suggested reading. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Introduction to The Science of Comparative Mythology and Folklore by George Will at the best online prices at. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Müller, F.

Max (Friedrich Max), Comparative mythology. New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC). The author and this book were also featured on the Girl Scouts USA Web site. Ms. Keenan's latest book, Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters: An Encyclopedia of World Mythology, was a Hot Pick on the Children's Book Council Web site and one of Booklist's recommended "Twenty New Reference Books for Children." The author lives in New York City and Ocean.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Comparative Mythology: An Essay by Max Muller (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at .In the mythology of the Vedas, the oldest of the gods is Dyaus, a name that is cognate with the Latin deus (related to the name Jupiter [dyaus-pita or "god-father"] and the Greek Zeus.

As in Greek mythology, Dyaus is a personifcation of the sky and mates with the earth goddess, Prthivi, in a sacred marriage.