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Dr Gwendolyn Leick's A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology PDF

By Dr Gwendolyn Leick

The Dictionary of historical close to japanese Mythology covers resources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from round 2800 to three hundred BC. It includes entries on gods and goddesses, giving proof in their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented through the texts, and defining their roles in the physique of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving where of beginning of major texts and a short heritage in their transmission in the course of the a while; and entries explaining using expert terminology, for things like different types of Sumerian texts or varieties of mythological figures.

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