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Category: All Categories: Religion: Other: Ancient Religions
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Bailey, Cyril, 1871-1957  
Phases in the Religion of Ancient Rome

Publisher: Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1972.
ix, 340 p.; 22 cm. The Sather Lectures at the University of California, first published in 1932. Deals with Roman religions and cults. Vg/ no dj as published. Stock#32455.

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Ciavolella, Massimo & Amilcare A. Iannucci, editors.  
Saturn from Antiquity to the Renaissance. University of Toronto Italian Studies 8.

Publisher: Dovehouse Editions, Inc., 1992.
181 p., illus.; 22.5 cm. Edited by Massimo Ciavolella & Amilcare A. Iannucci. Contents include Guastella, Saturn, Lord of the Golden Age; Bettini, Iacta alea est: Saturn & the Saturnalia; Pucci, Roman Saturn: the shady side; Iannucci, Saturn in Dante; Burke, The polarities of desire: Saturn in the Libro de buen amor; Beecher, From myth to narrative: Saturn in Lefevre & Caxton; Guerrini, Saturn at Città di Castello; Mendelsohn, Saturnian allusions in Bronzino's London Allegory; de Armas, Saturn in conjunction: from Albumasar to Lope de Vega; Ciavolella, Saturn & Venus. Blue cloth stamped in gold; new from publisher. stock#102097.

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Cook, Arthur Bernard.  
ZEUS: A Study In Ancient Religion. (Complete in 3 Volumes).

Publisher: Biblo and Tannen [New York]. 1964, 1965..
Reprint. all 8vo. Red cloth with gilt illustrated front covers & gilt-lettered spines. VOLUME 1 [ZEUS: God of the Bright Sky]. xliii, 885pp. Color frontispiece, 569figures, 41 plates with plate 40 (transparent overleaf in endpocket on back pastedown endpaper) missing. VOLUME II, Part I [ZEUS: God of the Dark Sky (Thunder and Lightning)]. xliii, 858pp. Figures 570 - 795. 1024. 37 plates with plate 33 (transparent overleaf in endpocket on endpaper of third volume) missing. VOLUME III, Part 2 [ZEUS: God of the Dark Sky (Thunder and Lightning)] - Appendix and Index. (1859) - 1397pp. Figures 796 - 1024. 9 plates. All volumes are ex-library (with call number labels on spines and the usual labels, stamps, & envelops on endpapers) and have spines slightly sunned. In addition, the 2nd volume has cellotape repairs to subtitle page. Otherwise, the volumes are Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping.

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Dumézil, Georges  
La Religion Romaine Arquaïque. Avec un appendice sur la religion des Étrusques

Publisher: Payot, Paris, 1974. Bibliothèque Historique.
700 p., index; 23 cm. "Deuxième édition revue et corrigée." "Ce livre présente la religion romaine dans son organisation primitive et dans son évolution jusqu'aux approches de la restauration augustéenne. Une place prépondérante est restituée à la théologie, qui justifie tout le reste et done on a récemment contesté jusqu'à l'existence. L'analyse des faits romains et la comparaison avec ce qu'on sait maintenant de la religion des ancêtres indo-européens des Latins, permet en effet de constater, aux origines, non la pauvreté ni l'incohérence, mais un système riche articulé, hérité en partie de la préhistoire indo-européenne avec d'intelligentes adaptations, en partie produit par les conditions d'habitat et d'environnement." "Cette seconde édition apporte à la première d'importants changements et beaucoup de compléments." Paper; VG. Copy of Albert S. Cook, poet & critic, with his pencil markings. Stock#21609.

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Duval, Paul-Marie.  
Les Dieux de la Gaule.

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1957. Coll. 'Mythes et Religions' 33.
134, [2] p., illus. Chapters include Dieux gaulois attestés avant le milieu du Ier siècle de notre ère; Dieux de la Gaule romaine; Bibliographie, pp. 129-134. Paper; front cover spotted; unopened; VG. Stock#22689.

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Eliade, Mircea, 1907-1986.  
Aspects du mythe.

Publisher: Gallimard [1963]. Coll. Idées 32.
247 p. 'La fonction du mythe est de donner une signification au monde et à l'existence humaine. Grâce au mythe le monde se laisse saisir en tant que cosmos parfaitement intelligible. Mircea Eliade retrace l'histoire des grands mythes des peuples primitifs jusqu'au monde moderne, en passant par les grandes civilisations du passé (Inde, Grèce, etc.). Son livre constitue à la fois un exposé historique, rempli d'exemples, et une synthèse philosophique du problème examiné.' Paper; good+. stock#21629.

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Fierz-David, Linda  
The Dream of Poliphilo, Relatedand Interpreted by Linda Fierz-David.

Publisher: N.Y., Pantheon,1950.
xv, 243 p., illus., 24 cm. Bollingen Series: XXV. A disciple of Jung's interpretation of Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili of 1499. (A book recently attributed to Leon Battista Alberti). Stock# 32,257.Vg/ dj poor.

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Gayley, Charles Mills  
The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art
Publisher: Blaisdell Publishing, New York;1965.
VG cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with slightly wrinkled spine, bumped corners, some scuffs. Tight binding. End papers and pp are bright, with some scattered underlining. Sml 8vo, xvi + 597 pp with 189 b/w illustrations including intact fold-out, map and more, commentary and indices. New edition, original published in 1893.

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Gimbutas, Marija Alseikaitçe, 1921-  
The Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe, 6500-3500 BC, myths and cult images / Marija Gimbutas.

Publisher: Berkeley : University of California, 1982..
304 p., 252 illus. ; 171 text figures, 8 maps, index, 24.5 cm. New and updated edition. Previous edition published as: The gods and goddessesof Old Europe, 7000 to 3500 BC. 1974. Bibliography: p. 256-269. Stock# 42,721. Vg/ softcover.

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Gundarsson, Kveldulf.  
TEUTONIC RELIGION: Folk Beliefs & Practices of the Northern Tradition.
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications [St. Paul, Minnesota]. 1993. (1993)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 405 pp. + advertisements. 8vo. Glossy illustrated wraps. Tips of the corners of the front cover very slightly bumped o/w Fine (No defects). ISBN 0875422608. See PHOTO.

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Guthrie, W. K. C. (William Keith Chambers), 1906-1981  
The Greeks and their Gods.

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press, [1956, c1951]..
xvi, 388 p., index, 20.5 cm. Written as a companion to Greek literature and history, this study of religion in Greece is an "examination of the meaning of the major gods, taken individually, and of the groups of less important divinities.." Stock# 40,071. Good+, used paperback.

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Heaton, E. W.  
Solomon's New Men.

Publisher: Pica Press New York.
The Emergence of Ancient Israel as a National State. Dust jacket and book, unread condition, CR 1974 by Thames & Hudson, Ltd., Universe Books, 216 pages with index, black and white photos and illustrations. Explore the background of Solomon and the significance of the transformation of Israel into a centralized, national state. Three maps, eighty illustrations, illustrated dust jacket. Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

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Heidel, Alexander, 1907-1955.  
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels.

Publisher: Chicago UP, 1963.
269 p. reproduced from typescript. "A translation and interpretation of the Gilgamesh Epic and related Babylonian and Assyrian documents." Essay on the ideas of death and the afterlife, and stories of the flood, based on cuneiform records. Paper; VG. Copy of Albert S. Cook (poet, critic, translator) with his light ink annotations. Stock#22176x.

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James, E. O.  
THE ANCIENT GODS: The History and Diffusion of Religion in the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons [New York]. 1960. (1960)..
1st American edition. 359pp. Tall 8vo. Dark gray cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Top edge green. 48 b/w plates on glossy paper with 85 illustrations. 11 line text illustrations. Double-page map. Index & bibliography. First volume in Putnam's 'History of Religion' series. Upper right corner of the front & upper left corner of the back heavily bumped o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects/ DJ (small chip with a 2' tear on the bottom edge of the front, 1' tear along the right side of the spine at the top, & 1 1/4' edge tear on the bottom of the back, top edge of the spine worn o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects).

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Le Roux, Françoise.  
Les Druides.

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1961. Coll. Mythes et Religions 41.
154 p. Chapters include Le druide dans la société; Techniques rituelles et magiques des druides; L'espace et le temps du druidisme; La doctrine et les origines du druidisme. Paper; unopened; lower two inches of spine eaten; VG. Stock#22687.

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Lewis, Bernard.  
The Muslim Discovery of Europe.

Publisher: W.W. Norton New York.
Dust jacket and book very good condition, CR 1982, 350 pages with index, sources of illustrations and notes. Red with red cloth spine. The story of the ebb and flow of these two worlds (Muslim and Europe), over 700 years is one of the greatest sagas of world history. Using journals, letters, diaries, dispatches, and books - many that were never before translatedl. Stated first Edition Hard Cover

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Murray, Gilbert  
Publisher: Doubleday New York 1955.
Third Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 221 pages

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Pagels, Elaine H., 1943- .  
The Gnostic Gospels.

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, NY [c1979].
xxxvi, 182 p., index; 20.5 cm. The Controversy over Christ's Resurrection: Historical Event or Symbol?; "One God, One Bishop": The Politics of Monotheism; God the Father/God the Mother; The Passion of Christ and the Persecution of Christians; Whose Church Is the "True Church"?; Gnosis: Self-Knowledge as Knowledge of God. Paper; some light pencil annotations & underlining; good. stock#3026.

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Piggott, Stuart, Illustrated by: Illustrations, Maps, Photos  
The Druids

Publisher: Thames and Hudson London, England 1996.
214 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/green-gilt-white color illustrated front panel and white rear panel w/text in black. Druidism was the religion of the Celts of pre-Roman Gaul and Britain. Reprint No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Streep, Peg  
Sanctuaries of the Goddess: The Sacred Landscapes and Objects
Publisher: Bulfinch Press, Little Born and Co.;1994.
Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ. Cover and DJ with minimal shelf wear. Tight binding. End papers and pp look unused, as new. 9 1/4" square, 222 pp with color and b/w photos, notes, biblio, index.

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York, Michael.  
THE DIVINE VERSUS THE ASURIAN: Interpretation of Indo-European Cult and Myth.
Publisher: International Scholars Publications [Bethesda, MD]. No date. (1995)..
636pp. 8vo. White wraps with black-lettered covers & spine. 4 tiny coffee stains on front cover & some coffee splashes & small spots on the foreedge & top edge of the textblock; the spine has 2 short black pen marks; the edge and upper & lower right corners of the front cover show some wear o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. SEE SCAN. ISBN 157309028X.

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