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Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities.

Author: Charles Russell Coulter; Patricia Turner
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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The history of the divine is the history of human thought. For as long as men and women have pondered the mysteries of their existence, they have answered their own questions with stories of gods and goddesses. Belief in these deities shaped whole civilizations, yet today many of their names and images lie buried. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities makes those names available to the general reader as well as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coulter, Charles Russell.
Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Russell Coulter; Patricia Turner
ISBN: 9781135963903 1135963908
OCLC Number: 852759104
Description: 1 online resource (608 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; TABLE OF CONTENTS; On Alphabetization and Spelling; Preface; The Encyclopedia; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Bibliography; Index.

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The history of the divine is the history of human thought. For as long as men and women have pondered the mysteries of their existence, they have answered their own questions with stories of gods and goddesses. Belief in these deities shaped whole civilizations, yet today many of their names and images lie buried. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities makes those names available to the general reader as well as the scholar. This reference work lists all the known gods through recorded history. Alphabetically arranged entries provide the name of each deity (with alternate spelling.

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