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Homers Odyssee Gesang 19 24 7 Aufl 1887

Author : Homer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105216941299
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The Odyssey

Author : Homer
ISBN : 9781407066271
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Penelope has been waiting for her husband Odysseus to return from Troy for many years. Little does she know that his path back to her has been blocked by astonishing and terrifying trials. Will he overcome the hideous monsters, beautiful witches and treacherous seas that confront him? This rich and beautiful adventure story is one of the most influential works of literature in the world.

A Guide To The Odyssey

Author : Ralph J. Hexter
ISBN : UOM:39015027246522
Genre : Literary Criticism
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It seems almost impossible for a contemporary reader fully to grasp The Odyssey without an education in classical mythology, archaeology, and geography. But this masterly companion to Homer's epic bridges the gulf that separates us from the Homeric world. Its scholarly introduction, illustrations, chronology, and hundreds of specific line references permit us to understand what The Odyssey meant to its original audience and to sift through the layers of meaning and cultural reference it has acquired for later readers.

Mythos And Voice

Author : Charles Underwood
ISBN : 9781498534253
Genre : Social Science
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Charles Underwood focuses on mythos and voice in the Odyssey to illuminate the characters’ journeys from social displacement through discovery and recovery. He explores how the epic narrative illustrates an ancient tradition’s understanding of how one learns to make one’s way as an active agent in an uncertain world.

The Aeneid

Author : Virgil
ISBN : 0679729526
Genre : Fiction
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Virgil's poem about the adventures of Aeneas after the fall of Troy


Author : Homerus
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The Goddess Companion

Author : Patricia Monaghan
ISBN : 1567184634
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Now you can turn every day into a day dedicated to the goddess and your own personal spiritual evolution, when you get The Goddess Companion by Patricia Monaghan. Turn to The Goddess Companion each day for a clearer insight into how the divine flows through your life. This spirit-nourishing collection of 366 authentic goddess prayers, invocations, chants, and songs was culled from dozens of diverse eras and cultures. Each ancient prayer rings out in clear language that maintains the sacred spirit of the originals. ·A different traditional prayer, invocation, or chant to the goddess for each day of the year ·Each is illuminated by readings about the ancient quote that offer rich material for reflection, inspiration, and bliss ·Multiple indices allow you to find information by goddess name, subject, or cultural origin ·Explore the goddess as envisioned by 68 different cultures throughout the ages?including the Americas, classical Greece and Rome, Asia, ancient Sumeria and Babylonia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa ·Find prayers that encompass nearly 130 aspects of the goddess, from Aida Weydo and Amaterasu to White Buffalo Calf Woman and Zemyna ·Use the perpetual calendar to meditate upon one goddess prayer each day The Goddess Companion does far more than simply give you meditations and prayers. The readings associated with each will give you incredible insights into a wide variety of cultures and, just as importantly, into your very nature. Written by one of the leaders of the contemporary goddess movement, The Goddess Companion will help you on your spiritual path to self-understanding.

The Infanticidal Logic Of Evolution And Culture

Author : A. Samuel Kimball
ISBN : 087413952X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book argues that, because existence costs (the two words are cognates), any living thing must economize--shift more of its energy costs onto the world, including other living things, than its competitors are able to; that to economize is therefore to engage in exchanges that are sacrificial at their core; and that such economization is infanticidal in its ultimate implications. The opening chapters delineate the infanticidal ramifications of the central concepts of evolutionary biology (for example, the concepts of adaptation and reproductive fitness). Succeeding chapters show how texts foundational to western culture--Genesis, the Odyssey, Oedipus the King, the Gospel of John--have attempted to demystify the cultural practices that repress the recognition of the infanticidal horizon to biological existence. The final chapter shows how four contemporary American science fiction films (Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Matrix, and Alien Resurrection) struggle against the infanticidal critique at work in the Judeo-Christian and Greek traditions.

The Sister From Below

Author : Naomi Ruth Lowinsky
ISBN : 9780981034423
Genre : Psychology
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Who is She, this Sister from Below? She's certainly not about the ordinary business of life: work, shopping, making dinner. She speaks from other realms. If you'll allow, She'll whisper in your ear, lead your thoughts astray, fill you with strange yearnings, get you hot and bothered, send you off on some wild goose chase of a daydream, eat up hours of your time. She's a siren, a seductress, a shapeshifter . . . Why listen to such a troublemaker? Because She is essential to the creative process: She holds the keys to the doors of our imaginations and deeper life the evolution of Soul.

Odysseus In America

Author : Jonathan Shay
ISBN : 1439125015
Genre : History
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In this ambitious follow-up to Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay uses the Odyssey, the story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life. Seamlessly combining important psychological work and brilliant literary interpretation with an impassioned plea to renovate American military institutions, Shay deepens our understanding of both the combat veteran's experience and one of the world's greatest classics.

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