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Intoxication in mythology : a worldwide dictionary of gods, rites, intoxicants and places

Author: Ernest L Abel
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Acan, the Mayan god of intoxicating drinks, to Zagreus, the first incantation of Greek Dionysus, this encyclopedia encompasses intoxicant-related stories from world mythology that explain the origins of a particular intoxicant or how that intoxicant was involved in creating a particular culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Abel, Ernest L., 1943-
Intoxication in mythology.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006
(OCoLC)608023436
Online version:
Abel, Ernest L., 1943-
Intoxication in mythology.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006
(OCoLC)631012089
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest L Abel
ISBN: 078642477X 9780786424771 9780786424771
OCLC Number: 71146201
Description: vii, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The dictionary --
Geography of mythologies.
Responsibility: Ernest L. Abel.
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