The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical...

The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions.

Martin H. Manser, David Pickering
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This indispensable work is a comprehensive resource offering abundant information that students and general readers of all ages will find clear and to the point. A useful companion to The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, Roman, Norse, Celtic, and Egyptian. It features approximately 2,000 entries, from Abelard and Heloise to Zeus. It covers biblical and mythological figures (Narcissus, Athena, Daniel), places (Mount Olympus, Gesthemane, Elysian Fields), key concepts (doomsday, utopia), and other references with biblical and mythological origins (judgment of Solomon, salt of the earth, patience of Job, labors of Hercules). It also includes a pronunciation key for difficult words or terms; examples of usage; and extensive cross-references..
Year:
2003
Edition:
Kindle
Publisher:
Independely Published
Language:
english
Pages:
465
ISBN 10:
0816048681
ISBN 13:
9780816048687
File:
PDF, 1.58 MB
IPFS:
CID , CID Blake2b
english, 2003
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