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By Dr Gwendolyn Leick

The Dictionary of historic close to japanese Mythology covers resources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from round 2800 to three hundred BC. It comprises entries on gods and goddesses, giving proof in their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by means of the texts, and defining their roles in the physique of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving where of starting place of major texts and a quick background in their transmission in the course of the a long time; and entries explaining using professional terminology, for things like different types of Sumerian texts or sorts of mythological figures.

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