GRAVES, ROBERT; PATAI, RAPHAEL.
Title Hebrew Myths: The Book Of Genesis
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition.
Edition Reprint Edition.
Publisher Greenwich House, New York: 1983.
0517413663 / 9780517413661
Seller ID 68303X1
This exhaustive exploration of the Hebrew myths and the book of Genesis resulted from a remarkable collaboration between one scholar raised as a strict Protestant and one raised as a strict Jew. It goes beyond Christian biblical and Judaic myth and incorporates midrashes, folk tales, apocryphal texts, and other obscure sources to extend and complete the stories. An intriguing view of the suppressed and censored pre-biblical accounts is the result, along with a rich sense of a culture consisting of oral and literary traditions, where the spiritual is deeply rooted in landscape and history. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Mythology, Jewish Myths, Bible, Legends, Robert Graves, Raphael Patai, Zeus, Jehovah, Temple of Jerusalem, Shem, Palestine, Moses, Lot, Judea, Israel, Heaven, Euphrates, Egypt, Circumcision, Arabs, Babylon, Akkadians).