Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities by Charles Russell Coulter,Patricia Turner

By Charles Russell Coulter,Patricia Turner

The historical past of the divine is the background of human notion. for so long as women and men have reflected the mysteries in their life, they've got spoke back their very own questions with tales of gods and goddesses. trust in those deities formed complete civilizations, but this present day a lot of their names and photographs lie buried.

The Encyclopedia of historic Deities makes these names to be had to the overall reader in addition to the coed. This reference paintings lists all of the identified gods via recorded heritage. Alphabetically prepared entries give you the identify of every deity (with trade spellings), in addition to notes on names that could be linguistically or functionally comparable. The tribe or tradition that worshiped the deity is pointed out, and the god's origins and capabilities are explained.

An wide bibliography offers possibilities for extra study and an exhaustive index offers entry to the entries via nearly all names, types and types of deities.

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