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The Routledge dictionary of gods and goddesses, devils and demons

Author: Manfred Lurker
Publisher: London : Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dictionary covers over 1800 of the most important deities and demons from around the world. From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia, from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, it has descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred Lurker
ISBN: 0203643518 9780203643518 1280046945 9781280046940 9786610046942 6610046948 9780415340182 0415340187
OCLC Number: 252883295
Notes: Originally pub.: London : Routledge, 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Note on transcription and pronunciation --
Dictionary of gods and goddesses, devils and demons --
Appendix I. Functions, aspects, spheres of competence --
Appendix II. Symbols, attributes, motifs.
Other Titles: Lexicon der Götter und Dämonen.
Dictionary of gods and goddesses, devils and demons
Responsibility: Manfred Lurker.

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This dictionary covers over 1800 of the most important deities and demons from around the world. From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia, from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, it has descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world and across time.

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