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Encyclopedia of Demons in World Religions and Cultures

11 Jan 2012-
TL;DR: In this article, nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions are cataloged and described. And descriptions of the demonic and diabolical members making up the hierarchy of Hell are given.
Abstract: This book catalogues nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions It also includes descriptions of the demonic and diabolical members making up the hierarchy of Hell
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01 Jun 2015
TL;DR: In the early years of Pahlavī rule (1921-41/1299-1320 sh), a whole cluster of demonological notions and understandings entered a stage of hitherto unrealized clarity and coalecsed struggle for hegemonic supremacy as mentioned in this paper.
Abstract: This historiographical dissertation details how ancient and medieval Iranian demonology, including its avatars, motifs and styles of discernment, went through a radical conceptual revolution during the span of modernity, being informed by and impinging all domains of activity in which the demonic can be traced, such as the political, social, economic, technological, philosophical, and moral. Through an analysis of discourses and literatures pertaining to these domains, this study divulges the logic, mechanisms and movements behind the persistent deployment of traditional characterological signifiers of unholiness during a period of the twentieth century that is customarily argued to be a time generally preoccupied with notions of modernization inherited from the European Enlightenment tradition. In this work of inquiry, there is a focus on the early years of Pahlavī rule (1921-41/1299-1320 sh.) when a whole cluster of demonological notions and understandings entered a stage of hitherto unrealized clarity and coalecsed struggle for hegemonic supremacy. Demonological analysis positions adjacent to the assembly of oft-discussed modes of periodization, including mytho-secular nationalist, Perso-Islamic, and modern temporalities, the relatively unexplored natural history of man and its description of humanity's early

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16 Jan 2009
TL;DR: The cambridge companion to greek mythology as mentioned in this paper is a book collection from fictions to scientific research that can be used as a partner for a trip to the Greek Mythology Museum.
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TL;DR: Yamamoto and Yamamoto discuss how oral tradition inter-connects with Middle Eastern literature and present a Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures (BSIL).
Abstract: KUMIKO YAMAMOTO Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures, 26. Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2003. xxiv + 191 pp. ISBN 90 04 12587 6 The central argument of this book concerns how oral tradition intera...

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16 Jan 2009
TL;DR: The cambridge companion to greek mythology as mentioned in this paper is a book collection from fictions to scientific research that can be used as a partner for a trip to the Greek Mythology Museum.
Abstract: As recognized, adventure as capably as experience practically lesson, amusement, as capably as bargain can be gotten by just checking out a ebook the cambridge companion to greek mythology also it is not directly done, you could understand even more approaching this life, almost the world. We manage to pay for you this proper as without difficulty as simple pretension to acquire those all. We pay for the cambridge companion to greek mythology and numerous book collections from fictions to scientific research in any way. in the course of them is this the cambridge companion to greek mythology that can be your partner. Page Url

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TL;DR: The Bible and Other Preliminaries - Unsystematic Theology: The Nature of God in the Hebrew Bible - The Devil is in the Details: Satan in Hebrew Bible and the Influence of Israel's Neighbors on the Development of Satan as mentioned in this paper.
Abstract: The Bible and Other Preliminaries - Unsystematic Theology: The Nature of God in the Hebrew Bible - The Devil is in the Details: Satan in the Hebrew Bible - The Influence of Israel's Neighbors on the Development of Satan - Satan Between the Testaments - Satan in the New Testament - Why Satan Matters

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TL;DR: Yamamoto and Yamamoto discuss how oral tradition inter-connects with Middle Eastern literature and present a Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures (BSIL).
Abstract: KUMIKO YAMAMOTO Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures, 26. Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2003. xxiv + 191 pp. ISBN 90 04 12587 6 The central argument of this book concerns how oral tradition intera...

16 citations