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Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols.

G. Jobes

Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols.

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Published by Scarecrow P. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination2v. D8.872, 886.
Number of Pages886
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Open LibraryOL22371802M
ISBN 100810800349
OCLC/WorldCa655821420

Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia, and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period. The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous .   Tarot Contemplation: Eight. In the Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols, Gertrude Jobes states that the right hand symbolises is the “aggressive hand of growth and strength.” She explains that the “[right] hand pointing to heaven, [with the] left hand touching earth, is called the heaven and earth, or witness sign and denotes the .


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Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A timeless classic/5. Jobes' dictionary is considered a claasic in most college library reference collections. For any student doing research in mythology or interpreting myths this work is a "must have.".

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Briefly describes the folklore, myths, symbols, names, beliefs, personalities, and customs of all major cultures, religions, and civilizations. Preview this book» What people Folklore and Symbols.

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Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols. Part 3. Index. Gertrude Jobes. Scarecrow Press, - Folklore - pages. 0 Reviews. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English.

2 v. ( p.) + Index also called pt.3 Bibliography: p. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on May Pages: Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole.

Written by a leading scholar of ancient civilizations, A Dictionary of World Mythology presents the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia, Author: Arthur Cotterell. Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jobes, Gertrude. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols.

New York: Scarecrow Press, Get this from a library. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols. [Gertrude Jobes]. Persian (Iranian) Book: Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols, فرهنگ سمبل‌ها، اساطیر و فولکلور,Author: Gertrude Jobes.

Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols / by Gertrude Jobes. v Get this from a library. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols. [Gertrude Jobes] -- Briefly describes the folklore, myths, symbols, names, beliefs, personalities, and customs of all major cultures, religions, and civilizations.

Arranged alphabetically, this dictionary classifies over entries which explain the visual and orthographic references that underpin so much of our cultural heritage. History, etymology, the science of numbers, zodiac signs, animals, magic and gods are all interpreted.

14 Symbol Dictionary. Identification of Sources. Unless otherwise indicated, the first statements for an item in Symbolic Meaning are generally from Cirlot, A Dictionary of Symbols.

(, ), and after from Jobes, Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols(). Like the symbols that haunt our dreams and guide our inner journeys, the myths of the Western world touch something deep within us, awakening old nightmares and new yearnings.

Some of the gods, tales, and mythic creatures in Bergen Evan's "Dictionary Of Mythology" are as Witty, learned, and useful."--Max the ancient past come the /5. Like with most A to Z dictionaries (or encyclopedias), The Dictionary of Mythology: An A-Z of Themes, Legends and Heroes is of course not in ANY manner a piece of writing that one would generally (if ever) consider perusing from cover to cover, from the beginning to the actual very end (but use instead as a handy reference guide one could and /5.

best-attested ancient folklore genres with numerous examples in Greek, Latin, Hebrew and Sanskrit traditions. The Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend states that 'riddles rank with myths, fables, folktales and proverbs as one of the earliest and most widespread types of formulated Size: 1MB.

Jenny March s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition. It is a comprehensive A Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology.

All major myths, legends and fables are here, including gods. With over illustrations, this book presents Chinese myths not just as a collection of entertaining stories but as an expression of the attitudes and beliefs underlying the civilization that produce them.

PH CM Chr (Oversize) Cirlot, Juan Eduardo, A Dictionary of Symbols,pages. Gertrude Jobes is the author of Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 1 review, published ), Motion Picture Emp /5.

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Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket. The encyclopedia of Celtic mythology and folklore / Patricia Monaghan.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Mythology, Celtic—Encyclopedias. Celts—Folklore—Encyclopedias. Legends—Europe—Encyclopedias. Title. BLM66 '—dc21 File Size: 2MB. "abiku definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta". Archived from the original on Jones, Gertrude. Dictionary of Mythology Folklore and Symbols.

New York:Thevj Scarecrow Press, External links. Like the symbols that haunt our dreams and guide our inner journeys, the myths of the Western world touch something deep within us, awakening old nightmares and new yearnings.

Some of the gods, tales, and mythic creatures in Bergen Evan’s Dictionary Of Mythology are as familiar as the disturbing tale of Oedipus. Buy a cheap copy of Illustrated Dictionary of Mythology book by Philip Wilkinson.

Early humans created myths to explain everything from the creation of the universe to death and what lies beyond, and while science offers answers for Cited by: 1.

Use the Library of Congress call numbers below to browse the shelves for books on Mythology, Religion, and Folklore. Most books are located on 2 South. Books on 2 North are REFERENCE and cannot be checked out. Books on MYTHOLOGY are located at BL1 - BL; However, works on mythology will also be found in call numbers for history and Author: Hong Wang.

Essays on the significance of objects, animals, colors, characters, and names that appear in religion, literature, and folklore throughout history.

A classic. Chevalier, Jean. The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols. Translated from the the French version, Dictionnaire des symboles, by John Buchanan-Brown. New York: Penguin Books, Passed down from generation to generation, the myths and rituals of Native Americans form a rich religious and cultural base from which all members of each society can create and maintain a sense of community, physical and emotional health, identity, family, and self.

Such traditions, handeddown through stories and rites, stand as the lifeblood of every Native American. Books about rist Alan Dundes defines myth as a sacred narrative that explains how the world and humanity evolved into their present form. Dundes classified a sacred narrative as "a story that serves to define the fundamental worldview of a culture by explaining aspects of the natural world and delineating the psychological and social practices and ideals of a society".

In The Book of the New Sun, by Gene Wolfe, Abaia is a gigantic sea creature who has conquered at least one land country.

Jobes, Gertrude. Dictionary of Mythology Folklore and Symbols. New York:The Scarecrow Press, Rose, Carol. Giants, Monsters, and Dragons.

Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, ISBN freshwater eels. From Bloomsbury Dictionary of Myth Amun ('secret god'), or Amon or (Greek) Ammon, in Egyptian myth, was originally a god of the air, born with other deities from the voice of Thoth.

Anubis From Bloomsbury Dictionary of Myth Anubis, son of the Underworld gods Osiris and Nebthet in Egyptian myth, was originally the god of : Dave Horalek. Description of the book "Dictionary of Mythology": From the ancient past come the myths that color our present.

- -Like the symbols that haunt our dreams and guide our inner journeys, the myths of the Western world touch something deep within us.

Dictionary of Native American Mythology includes over 1, colorful, sometimes earthy, and always intriguing entries. Using the carefully chosen cross references, readers can quickly access the meanings of hundreds of elements of lore―from names, phrases, and symbols to images, motifs, and themes/5(21).Greek mythology.

The Greek Myths by Robert Graves (); Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece by Gustav Schwab (); Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece by W. H. D. Rouse (); Bulfinch's Mythology (originally published as three volumes) by Thomas Bulfinch (); Mythology by Edith Hamilton (); Myths of the Ancient Greeks by Richard P.

Martin (); The Penguin Book .