Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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Ancient Near East INTRODUCTION HE ANCIENT NEAR EAST is a term that has
both geographical and historical meaning . The area comprises what is now
known as the Middle East : western Asia from the eastern shores of the ...
Shaman Ancient priests , believed to be both Taboos Primeval Rituals of the spirit
and material world and Social group and religious Relates to the earliest period
of Religious ceremony with cer possess supernatural powers of prohibitions or ...
BIBLIOGRAPHY Ancient Near East Mythology , London , 1998 Fried ( eds ) ,
Funk and Wagnalls of Hindu Mythology , London , Black , J. , and A. Green , Gods
, Hart , George , Egyptian Myths , Standard Dictionary of 1961 Demons and ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review