In Search of Myths & Heroes

Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN-13 : 9780520247246

Page : 272 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 246 voters

The author goes in search of four of the most famous myths in the world--Shangri-la, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail--journeying to some of the most remote regions on Earth, including Western Tibet, the mountains of Geo

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Pages: 272
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Pages: 1224
Authors: Pierre Brunel
Categories: Literary Criticism
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Pages: 228
Authors: Robert Gerwarth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-14 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Few statesmen in history have inspired the imagination of generations of Germans more than the founder of the Kaiserreich, Otto von Bismarck. The archetype of c
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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Michael Wood
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-30 - Publisher: Random House

Five thousand years ago there began the most momentous revolution in human history. Starting in Mesopotamia, city civilization emerged for the first time on ear
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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Michael Wood
Categories: History
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Pages: 152
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Language: en
Pages: 54
Authors: Oxford University Press
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Michael Wood
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Random House

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Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: James Renshaw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In Search of the Romans is a lively and informative introduction to ancient Rome. Making extensive use of ancient sources and copiously illustrated with photogr
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