The Mythic Image

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691018393
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Mythic themes over five millennia support the idea that since dreams and myths originate in an inner world unknown to consciousness, dreams provide a direct and fruitful approach to mythology

The Mythic Image

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: M J F Books
ISBN: 9781567311228
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A paperback edition of Campbell's major study of the mythology of the world's high civilizations over five millennia. It includes nearly 450 illustrations. The text is the same as that of the 1974 edition. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Last Descendant of Aeneas

Author: Marie Tanner
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300054880
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"From antiquity to the eve of the modern era, rulers of Western empires inspired hero worship by proclaiming their divine origins. In this fascinating original study, Marie Tanner presents the history of the emperor's mythic image and its continuing influence on Western political thought. She shows that these pretensions to divinity were based on the Trojan legend and the myth of Rome as developed in Vergil's Aeneid and that later Christian emperors expanded these claims by tracing their lineage not only to the pagan gods but also to the priest-kings of the Old Testament. Through this amalgam of heritages each successive Holy Roman emperor proclaimed that he was the last descendant of Aeneas, destined to yield the terrestrial rule of Rome to Christ and thereby inaugurate millennial peace. By examining a wide range of literary, artistic, and historical sources plus a corpus of new illustrations, Tanner discovers remarkable chains of evidence for this process, one that culminates with the Renaissance Hapsburgs who imbued the holiest symbols of the faith with dynastic meaning as they attempted to consolidate all priestly and secular powers in their grip. On these foundations Philip II of Spain, son of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and the first monarch to rule the four known continents, created a new concept of absolute monarchy that shaped the principles of modern statecraft and determined the dominant form of government in Europe for the next two centuries."--Publisher's Web site.

The Mythic Image of the Magyars

Author: Ferenc Veress
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781974433476
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The Mythic Image of The Magyars is Reaching back a 1,000 years through history and beyond to reveal the true Ancient Religion of the Magyar people. The book has pulled out of History, Mythology and Folklore the close connections of the Magyar people to the ancient faith of Tantric Buddhism, the east and possibly The Magyar peoples True Origin!

The Mythic Dimension

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1577315944
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Collects ten of the author's essays exploring myth and its history; its influence on art, literature, and culture; and its role in everyday life.

The Mythic Fantasy of Robert Holdstock

Author: Donald E. Morse
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786485213
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Robert Holdstock was a prolific writer whose oeuvre included horror, fantasy, mystery and the novelization of films, often published under pseudonyms. These twelve critical essays explore Holdstock’s varied output by displaying his works against the backdrop of folk and fairy tales, dissecting their spatiotemporal order, and examining them as psychic fantasies of our unconscious life or as exempla of the sublime. The individual novels of the Mythago Wood sequence are explored, as is Holdstock’s early science fiction and the Merlin Codex series.

The Mythic Dimension Comparative Mythology

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: Joseph Campbell Foundation
ISBN: 1611780055
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Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, Campbell made a proposal to use his introductory course as the basis for the then-new field of cross-cultural studies. The proposal gives a wonderful glimpse into Campbell’s pedagogical philosophy, but also into his approach to his chosen field. Included is one of the most-requested downloads from the Joseph Campbell Foundation's website: the reading list that Campbell used in that Introduction to Mythology course.These pieces, along with nine other essays ranging in subject from the numerology implicit in the Goddess mythologies to the erotic irony of modern novelist Thomas Mann, are included in the collection The Mythic Dimension. This volume was reissued in 2008 by New World Library as part of the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell series; this article is being published in electronic form by the Joseph Campbell Foundation.

The Mythic City

Author: Donald Albrecht
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 1568985622
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With over 170 images from the Museum of the City of New York's Gottscho-Schleisner Collection, The Mythic City provides a window into the New York of Gottscho's era - a pivotal moment in the development of the city's ever-evolving built environment - one that glowed with a glamorous sheen, rendered by Gottscho's hand as proud, heroic, and defiantly optimistic."--BOOK JACKET.