Various traditions

A collection of various traditions, cultures and religions. For example, here you will find some books on Zoroastrianism, Christianity, the Mesopotamian culture, etc.

The Norsemen came from the East, and brought a common stock of tradition with them. Settled in the Scandinavian peninsula, they developed th...
107,268 words | author: Peter Christian Asbjørsen |
Translations and comments for text relating to Dibbara. (Anu gave the order to destroy all Human life to Dibbara, aka. Dibbarra).
16,670 words | author: Morris Jastrow |
An introduction to the mysteries of Khshnoom, an ancient occult movement. Khshnoom stands for 'Divine' or 'Spiritual' knowledge and originat...
160,667 words | author: Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria |
More than ten years after publishing his book on Babylonian and Assyrian religion, Morris Jastrow was invited to give a series of lectures. ...
121,372 words | author: Morris Jastrow |
An account of the principal facts concerning Babylonian religion and mythology. This account is based upon the cuneiform inscriptions which ...
52,755 words | author: Leonard William King |
Examines how stereographs were used as a means of virtual travel. Focuses on James Henry Breasted's "Egypt through the Stereoscope"...
103,705 words | author: James Henry Breasted |
A series of six lectures on the history and antiquities of Assyria and Babylonia, delivered at the British Museum.
41,453 words | author: William St. Chad Boscawen |
This compilation explores modern interpretations of the Gospel according to Thomas, an ancient text preserved in a Coptic translation at Nag...
174,747 words |
The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. 850 to ...
320,198 words | author: Snorri Sturlson | translator: Samuel Laing |
Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria, is a book that includes explanations of Babylonian and Assyrian legends and myths as well as the...
108,912 words | author: Lewis Spence |
A brief review of old Egyptian Literature, covering love-songs, folk-songs and other Mythological or Philosophical literature.
12,590 words | author: Alfred Wiedemann | translator: J. Hutchinson |
A Translation of the Remains of the Earliest Welsh Bards, and an Examination of the Bardic Mysteries.
113,891 words | author: David William Nash |
A collection of texts related to Zoroastrian cosmogony and cosmology. The contents focuses on the Zoroastrianism's creation myth, and the fi...
25,140 words | translator: E. W. West |
The Chaldean account of Genesis, containing the description of the creation, the fall of man, the deluge, the tower of Babel, the times of t...
63,564 words | author: George Smith |
This work attempts to present a study of the unprecedented civilizations that flourished in the Tigris-Euphrates Valley many thousands of ye...
168,585 words | author: Morris Jastrow |
Volume 1-16 chapters including The Gods of Egypt, Primitive Gods and Nome-Gods, Hell and the Damned, Ra the Sun-God and His Forms, Hathor an...
170,388 words | author: E. A. Wallis Budge |
This book is intended as an introduction to Ancient Egyptian Literature. It contains compilations of all the great periods of literary activ...
97,359 words | author: E.A. Wallis Budge |
Rich anthology of the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Pawnees, and Sioux, prefaced by an extensive historical and ethnologica...
29,049 words | author: Lewis Spence |
The Temple at Uppsala was a religious site in Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala), near modern Uppsala, Sweden, that was created to worship the Nors...
1,745 words |