Traian Herseni
Traian Herseni (February 18, 1907 – July 17, 1980) was a Romanian social scientist, journalist, and political figure. First noted as a favorite disciple of Dimitrie Gusti, he helped establish the Roma...
Camil Mureşanu
Camil Bujor Mureşanu (born Turda, April 20, 1927) is a historian, professor, author, and translator.
Mureşanu was born and reared in Turda. He attended the King Ferdinand High School in Turda, whe...
Henric Sanielevici
Henric Sanielevici ([ˈhenric saniˈelevit͡ʃʲ], first name also Henri, Henry or Enric, last name also Sanielevich; September 21, 1875 – February 19, 1951) was a Romanian journalist and literary critic, ...
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Constantin S. Nicolăescu-Plopșor
Constantin S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor or Nicolaescu-Plopşor ([konstanˈtin nikoləˈesku plopˈʃor]; April 20, 1900 – May 30, 1968) was a Romanian historian, archeologist, anthropologist and ethnographer, also...
Lazăr Șăineanu
Lazăr Șăineanu ([ˈlazər ʃəjˈne̯anu], also spelled Șeineanu, born Eliezer Schein; Francisized Lazare Sainéan, [lazaʁ sa.ine.ɑ̃], or Sainéanu; April 23, 1859 – May 11, 1934) was a Romanian-born philolog...
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Axis mundi
The axis mundi (also cosmic axis, world axis, world pillar, center of the world, world tree), in religion or mythology, is the world center or the connection between Heaven and Earth. As the celestial...
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History of Religions (journal)
History of Religions (HR) is an academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press. It was founded in 1961 by Mircea Eliade. It publishes articles that study religious phenomena from prehis...
History of Religions (journal) - Wikipedia
Henri H. Stahl
Henri H. Stahl (also known as Henry H. Stahl or H. H. Stahl; 1901—9 September 1991) was a Romanian Marxist cultural anthropologist, ethnographer, sociologist, and social historian.
Born in B...
Deus otiosus
In theology, a Deus otiosus or "idle god" is a creator god who largely retires from the world and is no longer involved in its daily operation, a central tenet of Deism. A similar concept is that of t...
Michael M. Cernea
Michael M. Cernea (born 1931) is an American-Romanian social scientist who introduced sociological and anthropological approaches into the World Bank. He worked as the World Banks Senior Adviser for S...
Mircea Eliade
Mircea Eliade ([ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a eliˈade]; March 13 [O.S. February 28] 1907 – April 22, 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the Univer...
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Mihai Ralea
Mihai Dumitru Ralea (also known as Mihail Ralea, Michel Raléa, or Mihai Rale; May 1, 1896 – August 17, 1964) was a Romanian social scientist, cultural journalist, and political figure. He debuted as a...
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Francisc Rainer
Francisc Iosif Rainer (December 28, 1874 – August 4, 1944) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian pathologist, physiologist and anthropologist. From an immigrant family, he earned early recognition for...
Na Hanyate
Na Hanyate, or It Does Not Die, is a novel written in 1974 by Maitreyi Devi, an Indian poet and novelist who was the protegée of the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. She wrote the novel in resp...
Mircea Eliade bibliography
This is a bibliography of works by Mircea Eliade.
Eternal return (Eliade)
The "eternal return" is, according to the theories of the religious historian Mircea Eliade, a belief, expressed (sometimes implicitly, but often explicitly) in religious behavior, in the ability to r...
Sky father
In comparative mythology, sky father is a term for a recurring concept of a sky god who is addressed as a "father", often the father of a pantheon. The concept of "sky father" may also be taken to inc...