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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Unusually for an Egyptian temple it has seven sanctuaries , dedicated
respectively to the king himself , Ptah , Re ... reliefs on the walls of the temple of
Horus at Edfu - one of the two finest preserved and complete temples from
ancient Egypt .
H TEMPLES AWESOME IN THEIR SIZE , scale and THE VOYEUR : ACTAEON
beauty , temples were privileged ... sites for the expression of Greek culture . of
the perils of looking upon forbidden Temple friezes and pediments often dis
H THE GREAT TEMPLE THE MEXICA expressed their imperial destiny by
building the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán , in what is today Mexico City . All
Mesoamerican temples were god - houses , teocalli , and embodied the cosmic
essence of ...
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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