A must read for anyone who is interested in comparative religion.
Some of the more interesting transformations in the West involve the snake, the Goddess, and the risen Lord, which have an ancient history.
The significance of the similarities between these myths, as well as the functions they served, are examined.
Talk about clearing up His-Story! This book sure crumbles the myths. It's very dense reading but well worth it
If you can get it, get it. Read more
The Masks of God, volume 3.
Campbell turns his eye to the Western portion of the Old World, to Classical, Celtic, Norse, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian and Islamic... Read more
'￼Occidental Mythology', to say it coarsely, renders the murder culture eventually comprehensive. It is Joseph Campbell’s merit to have unveiled Isis a second time, after her first... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dr. Peter Fritz Walter
Essential for understanding religion as it pertains within psychological subject matter and anthropology... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mike. No. 6
I asked for Occidental Mythology; I received Primitive Mythology. Oh well. Better luck next time, you know what I mean?Published 21 months ago by Jeremy E. Tarr
This book is an impressive accomplishment. It examines the history of the various cultures of the western world through their myths, as expressed in their art, worship, and... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Steve M.
i bought the first 3 volumes. I like them all, interesting and easy to read. Another great work of Joseph CampbellPublished 22 months ago by C. S. Nunez