Comparative mythology
Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics. Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes. F...
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Homeric scholarship
Homeric scholarship is the study of any Homeric topic, especially the two large surviving epics, the Iliad and Odyssey. It is currently part of the academic discipline of classical studies. The subjec...
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age is a book written by William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstone is better known for being the Prime Minister of Great Britain four separate times (1868–1874, 1880–1885, ...
Tanglewood Tales
Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls (1853) is a book by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, a sequel to A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. It is a re-writing of well-known Greek myths in a volume for ...
Tanglewood Tales - Wikipedia
Lewis Richard Farnell
Lewis Richard Farnell FBA (1856–1934) was a classical scholar and Oxford academic, where he served as Vice-Chancellor from 1920 to 1923.
Lewis Farnell was born in Salisbury, southern England, in 1...
List of death deities
Deities associated with death take many different forms, depending on the specific culture and religion being referenced. Psychopomps, deities of the underworld, and resurrection deities are commonly ...
List of death deities - Wikipedia
Dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia
The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia or the dopamine hypothesis of psychosis is a model, attributing symptoms of schizophrenia (like psychoses) to a disturbed and hyperactive dopaminergic signal t...
Origin myth
An origin myth is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world. One type of origin myth is the cosmogonic myth, which describes the creation of the world....
Mopsus
Mopsus (Greek: Μόψος, Mopsos) was the name of two famous seers in Greek mythology. A historical or legendary Mopsos or Mukšuš may have been the founder of a house in power at widespread sites in the c...
The Baltic Origins of Homer's Epic Tales
The Baltic Origins of Homer's Epic Tales is an essay written by Felice Vinci, a nuclear engineer and amateur historian, published for the first time in 1995.The book, translated into several languages...
Dying-and-rising god
A dying-and-rising death-rebirth, or resurrection deity is a related motif where the god dies and is also resurrected. "Death or departure of the gods" is motif A192 in Stith Thompson's Motif-Index...
Bernard Sergent
Bernard Sergent ([sɛʁʒɑ̃]; born in 1946) is a French ancient historian and comparative mythologist. He is researcher of the CNRS and president of the Société de mythologie française.
He has writte...
Ahhiyawa
The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Ancient Greek: Ἀχαιοί Akhaioí) constitute one of the collective names for the Greeks in Homer's Iliad (used 598 times) and Odyssey. The other common names are Danaans (/...
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Etiology (medicine)
Etiology (/iːtiˈɒlədʒi/; alternatively aetiology) is the study of causation, or origination. The word is derived from the Greek αἰτιολογία, aitiologia, "giving a reason for" (αἰτία, aitia, "cause"; an...
Child psychopathology
Child psychopathology is the manifestation of psychological disorders in children and adolescents. Oppositional defiant disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and pervasive developmental ...
Manapa-Tarhunta letter
The Manapa-Tarhunta letter (CTH 191; KUB 19.5 + KBo 19.79) is a Hittite letter discovered in the 1980s. It was written by a client king called Manapa-Tarhunta to an unnamed Hittite king around 1295 BC...
Etiology
Etiology (/iːtiˈɒlədʒi/; alternatively aetiology or ætiology) is the study of causation, or origination. The word is derived from the Greek αἰτιολογία, aitiologia, "giving a reason for" (αἰτία, aitia,...
Homeric Question
The Homeric Question concerns the doubts and consequent debate over the identity of Homer, the authorship of the Iliad and Odyssey, and historicity, especially of the Iliad. The subject has its roots...
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Pierre Grimal
Pierre Grimal (November 21, 1912, Paris – October 11, 1996, Paris) was a French historian, classicist and Latinist. Fascinated by the Roman civilization, he did much to promote the cultural inheritan...
Euhemerism
Euhemerism is a process whereby initial mythological accounts come to be treated as real historical events or historical personages; later accounts were shaped, exaggerated or altered by retelling and...
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (1851) is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood T...
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys - Wikipedia
Joseph Fontenrose
Joseph Eddy Fontenrose (17 June 1903, Sutter Creek – 7 July 1986, Ashland, Oregon) was an American classical scholar. He was centrally interested in Greek religion and Greek mythology; he was also an...
Causes of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Most people with PD have idiopathic Parkinson's disease (having no specific known cause). A small proportion of case...
Causes of Parkinson's disease - Wikipedia
Walter Burkert
Walter Burkert ([ˈbʊɐ̯kɐt]; born 2 February 1931, Neuendettelsau; died 11 March 2015, Zurich) was a German scholar of Greek mythology and cult.A professor of classics at the University of Zurich, Swit...