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An Encyclopedia of Norse Mythology

By: James Hampton Belton

...An encyclopedia of Norse mythology based on the Project Gutenberg edition of Myths of the Norseman from the Eddas and Sagas by H.A.Guerber, with illustrations from Wikimedia Commons....

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An Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology

By: James Hampton Belton

...An enclopedia of Greek and Roman mythology based on Project Gutenberg's edition of Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M.Berens with illustrations from Wikimedia Commons. ...

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Hawaiian Mythology

By: Martha Beckwith

...Why after thirty years, should Beckwith’s Hawaiian Mythology be reprinted? Why, for the last twenty-five years, have scholars and amateurs alike sought for either new or used copies of this book which has become a rarity? To begin with, it was the first, and is still the only...

...This guide to the native mythology of Hawaii has grown out of a childhood and youth spent within sound of the hula drum at the foot of the domelike House of the Sun on the windy island of Maui. There, wandering along its rocky coast and sandy beaches...

...apa and Wakea. 293 -- Genealogies. 307 -- Era of Overturning . 314 -- Mu and Menehune People. 321 -- Runners, Man-Eaters, Dog-Men. 337 -- Hawaiian Mythology - The Moikeha-La?a Migration. 352 -- Hawaiiloa and Paao Migrations. 363 -- Ruling Chiefs. 376 -- Usurping Chiefs. 387 -- Kupua Stories. 403 -- Trickster Stories. 430 -- Voyage to the Land of the Gods. 448 -- Riddlin...

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White Bones Red Rot Black Snakes

By: Bhikkhu Sujato

... suffering and great trials, and through it all an unquenchable longing to be free. This beautifully illustrated work is as layered and subversive as mythology itself. Based directly on authentic Buddhist texts, and informed with insights from psychology and comparative mythology, it takes a fresh look at how Buddhist women have been depicted by men and how they have depic...

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

...gists race against time to decipher an ancient truth? A deep probing mystery riddled with prophecy and danger, Secret of the Sands uses Egypt and her mythology as a backdrop to delve into the meanings of life and religion. -McNally Robinson Rai Aren and Tavius E. have crafted a fast-paced, exciting novel overflowing with mystery and intrigue. The tension is constant. The c...

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Storming Heaven

By: Unknown; Tony Kline, Translator

...famous Elizabethans: Essex, Marlowe, Raleigh and Donne, within the context of the history of ideas, with reference to poetry, astrology, history, and mythology including the concept of the Goddess....

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Abuse, Trauma, And Torture, And Their Consequences and Effects

By: Sam Vaknin

...t the truth and admit it even to himself. Moreover, he imposes his personal mythology on his nearest and dearest. Spouse, children, colleagues, fri... ...temporary, as the outcomes of someone else's errors, as part of the future mythology of his rise to power/brilliance/wealth/ideal love, etc. Being ...

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Narcissism Book of Quotes

By: Sam Vaknin

...g in their lives. But they are so entrapped, so much part of the narcissist's personal mythology that they cannot cut loose. Manipulated through gu...

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Myths and Legends: Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

By: Donald Alexander Mackenzie

...Donald Alexander Mackenzie (1873 – March 2, 1936) was a Scottish journalist and prolific writer on religion, mythology and anthropology in the early 20th century. His works included Indian Myth and Legend, Celtic Folklore and Myths of China and Japan. As well as writing books, articles and poems, he often gave lectures, and also bro...

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Henrik Ibsen and Nordic Myth : Folklore archetypes in his early plays

By: James W. Bowers

...topic. As an undergraduate I had taken a course with Philip Wheelwright based upon his manuscript of "The Burning Fountain" and became interested in mythology. I subsequently spent a year at a Danish folk college, whose headmaster gave daily lectures on the pagan mythology of the Nordic folk. Until the 1950s not much had been done on the relationship between Ibsen and N...

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The Kumulipo

By: Will Kyselka

...f the world. This chant remains as an authentic work or primitive literature. Moreover, it is one of the principal sources of information on Hawaiian mythology, early culture, political structure, and way of life. The original text of the Kumulipo was first printed in Honolulu in 1889 from a manuscript copy in the possession of King Kalakaua. Several translations were made...

...egun research on the chant before 1938. She was perhaps already studying it twenty years earlier when she began planning another major work, Hawaiian Mythology, which was published in 1940 (reissued in 1970 by the University of Hawaii Press). In that book she refers several times to the Kumulipo, and gives translations of parts of it as worked out with specific Hawaiian in...

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Age of Chivalry, The

By: Thomas Bulfinch

...Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) explains the his work is an attempt tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amusement. We have endeavored to tell them correctly, according to the ancient authorities, so that when the reader finds them referred to he may not be at a loss to reco...

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Legends of Charlemagne, The

By: Thomas Bulfinch

...Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) explains the his work is an attempt tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amusement. We have endeavored to tell them correctly, according to the ancient authorities, so that when the reader finds them referred to he may not be at a loss to reco...

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The Myth of Ulysses and Secondary Beauty

By: Antonio Mercurio

...ve. He leaves only because he is forced to. (see The Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology). When after ten years of war and innumerable deaths on the bat... ...self and others a little bit more, with Athena’s help. According to Greek mythology, Poseidon is the god of the sea, the god of the marine depths. ...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

........................ 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM... ...y 5, 1840.] LECTURE I THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGAN- ISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. W E HAVE UNDERTAKEN to discourse here for a little on Great Men,... ... among several other books he wrote, a kind of Prose Synopsis of the whole Mythology; elucidated by new fragments of traditionary verse. A work constr... ...; he first has made Life alive!—We may call this Odin, the origin of Norse Mythology: Odin, or whatever name the First Norse Thinker bore while he was... ...the Past, and covering the whole Northern Heaven, is not that Scandinavian Mythology in some sort the Portraiture of this man Odin? The gigantic image... ...This, I should say, is more sincerely done in the Scandinavian than in any Mythology I know. Sincerity is the great charac- teristic of it. Superior s... ...y of the World. Of the distinctive poetic character or merit of this Norse Mythology I have not room to speak; nor does it concern us much. Some wild ...

................................................................................................... 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM............................................... 38 LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE. .............................................. 68...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...n institutional religion: priesthood, rites, rituals, temples, worship, catechism, mythology. Hitler was this religion's ascetic saint. He monastic... ...n institutional religion: priesthood, rites, rituals, temples, worship, catechism, mythology. The leader is this religion's ascetic saint. He monas... ...ill revert to form", etc. When these flimsy attempts to patch a tattered personal mythology fail - the narcissist is injured. Narcissistic injury ...

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Yest Ye Become One

By: Nickolaus A. Pacione

...f bad attitude clamping down upon their limbs. Dagon here is not the creature aka the demi-God from H. P. Lovecraft’s work or the Fish-God from the mythology of the ancient past as I relate but the urban legend who emerged in 1955 where it’s frighteningly plausible. ...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...n pull it back down to join another line of type. According to back shop mythology, these marvelous machines have ten thousand moving parts! During...

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JESSE WAUGH: Portrait of an Artist and His Strivings for Pulchrism

By: Jesse Waugh

...and the ego. His work is informed by his religious upbringing in a California church with a doctrine based in Hinduism. While riffing on the church’s mythology and iconography, Jesse’s art is in part a howl of dissent against its core ideas, or at least the way they have become codified. There’s a concept I once heard expressed by Guru Singh of Yoga West—one of the pre-emi...

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He Wahi Mo'Olelo No Keauhou a Me Na Wahi Pana Ma Laila : A Collection of Traditions, Historical Accounts and Kama'Aina Recollections of Keauhou and Its Storied Places; With Notes from Adjoining Lands in Ka'Uand Puna, Island of Hawai'I

By: Kepa Maly

..... 69 -- The Sulphur Banks.. 69 -- Flocks Of Wild Geese.. 70 -- More Superstitious Fears Of Pele.. 70 -- Native Traditions Concerning Volcano.. 72 -- Mythology Of The Volcano.. 73 -- -- Volcano The Abode Of The Gods.. 73 -- Offerings To The Volcano Gods.. 73 -- Vengeance Of The Volcano Gods.. 74 -- Combat Between Kamapuaa And Pele.. 74 -- Destruction Of Keoua's Army.. 74...

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