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Middle Eastern mythology

Samuel Henry Hooke

Middle Eastern mythology

by Samuel Henry Hooke

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Mddx.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Egyptian Mythology,
  • Semitic Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. H. Hooke
    SeriesPelican books, A546
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574020M

      Readers of Middle Eastern Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar to the Canaanite thunder god, Baal, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing : ABDO Publishing.   Readers of Middle Eastern Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar to the Canaanite thunder god, Baal, this book helps kids Author: Jim Ollhoff.

    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. Jinn (Arabic: جن ‎, jinn), also Romanized as djinn or Anglicized as genies (with the more broad meaning of spirits or demons, depending on source), are supernatural creatures in early pre-Islamic Arabian and later Islamic mythology and humans, they are created with fitra, neither born as believers nor as unbelievers, but their attitude depends on whether or not .

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The longest chapter is that on Hebrew mythology, and indeed for us readers in the West the main point of interest in Middle Eastern mythology is no doubt the Bible. Hooke shows how the mythic parts of Genesis (Creation, Cain and Abel, the Flood, etc.) relate to similar tales in the other Middle Eastern cultures, and shows briefly and clearly how the Bible itself contains several mutually inconsistent myths /5(7).

The longest chapter is that on Hebrew mythology, and indeed for us readers in the West the main point of interest in Middle Eastern mythology is no doubt the Bible.

Hooke shows how the mythic parts of Genesis (Creation, Cain and Abel, the Flood, etc.) relate to similar tales in the other Middle Eastern cultures, /5.

This book provided a fascinating review of early Middle Eastern mythology starting from Mesopotamian culture and proceeding through to Judaism and early Christianity. It also includes a discussion of the importance of myth and ritual as 5/5(2). Middle Eastern Mythology: [S.H Hooke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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From the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar to the Canaanite thunder god, Baal, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of : Jim Ollhoff. Readers of Middle Eastern Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning.

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From the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar to the Canaanite thunder god, Baal, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Based on firsthand sources, this book recounts the legends of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Canaanites, in addition to discussing the mythological elements of the Jewish 4/5(2).

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