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Middle Eastern Mythology

ISBN-10: 0486435512
ISBN-13: 9780486435510
Edition: 2004
Authors: S. H. Hooke
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Description: The role of mythology in ritual and in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating areas covered by this comparative survey. It discusses legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, plus  More...

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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

The role of mythology in ritual and in the origins of customs, cults, and hero worship are the fascinating areas covered by this comparative survey. It discusses legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, plus mythological elements of the Jewish apocalyptic literature and the New Testament.

List of Plates
Preface
Introduction
Types of Myth
The Ritual Myth
The Myth of Origin
The Cult Myth
The Prestige Myth
The Eschatological Myth
The Diffusion and Disintegration of Myths
Mesopotamian Myths
Sumerian Myths
The Myth of Dumuzi and Inanna
The Myth of Creation
The Myth of the Flood
The Myth of Enki and Ninhursag
The Myth of Dumuzi and Enkimdu
Gilgamesh Myths
Babylonian Myths
The Descent of Ishtar into the Nether World
The Creation Myth
The Myth of the Flood
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Myth of Adapa
The Myth of Etana and the Eagle
The Myth of Zu
The Worm and the Toothache
Egyptian Mythology
The Osirian Myths
The Myths of Re, the Sun-god
Creation Myths
The Old Age of Re
The Slaying of Apophis
The Secret Name of Re
Thoth as the Deputy of Re
Nilotic Myths
Ugaritic Mythology
The Myths of Baal
The Myth of Baal and the Waters
Anath's Slaughter of Baal's Enemies
The Building of a House for Baal
Baal and Mot
The Myth of Hadad
Anath and the Buffalo
The Legend of Keret
The Legend of Aqhat
The Births of Dawn and Dusk (Shahar and Shalim)
The Myth of Nikkal and the Kathirat
Hittite Mythology
The Myth of Ullikummis
The Myth of Illuyankas
The Myth of Telepinus
Hebrew Mythology
Creation Myths
The Myth of Cain and Abel
The Myth of the Flood
The Myth of the Tower of Babel
The Myth of the Destruction of the Cities of the Plain
The Cult Myths
The Passover Cult Myth
The Myth of the Epiphany on Sinai
The Joshua Myth
The Myth of the Ark
The Elijah and Elisha Myths
Mythological Elements in Jewish Apocalyptic
The Book of Daniel
Other Apocalyptic Uses of Myth
Mythological Elements in the New Testament
The Birth Narratives
The Resurrection Narratives
Christian Myth and Ritual
Bibliography
Index

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