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Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology
11 May 2010
Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)
by Luke Roman
Publisher: Facts on File 2010 | 547 Pages | ISBN: 0816072426 | PDF | 7.5 MB
Greek and Roman mythology has fascinated people for more than two millennia, and its influence on cultures throughout Europe, America, North Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere attests to the universal appeal of the stories. "Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology" examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classic literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.
Age of Mythology & The Titans Portable
26 March 2011
Age of Mythology & The Titans Portable | English | PC | Size GB
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
Release Date: 2002 / 2003
ESRB Descriptors: Blood, Violence
Age of Mythology doesn't make any huge departures from the conventions of real-time strategy gaming, but rather represents arguably the most refined example of the genre to date. If you've played any other real-time strategy game lately, especially Age of Empires II, then you'll feel very comfortable getting started with Age of Mythology, a highly complex game that will seem remarkably intuitive. If you've played a lot of Age of Empires II, then you'll get the impression from Age of Mythology that the designers spent their time further adjusting the gameplay conventions that they themselves have already helped pioneer and coming up with lots and lots of clever twists to give the game plenty of appeal, depth, and lasting value. You'll also note that Age of Mythology immediately comes across as a highly polished product--fully featured and carefully documented, Age of Mythology is also elegantly designed and surprisingly easy to explain despite its unusual concept.
Age of Mythology: The Titans The expansion pack to last year's outstanding real-time strategy game Age of Mythology includes some big, new additions. Literally. Appropriately titled "The Titans," this add-on lets you summon enormous monstrosities to support your armies in the latter stages of a battle. These creatures are so powerful that only a large, concentrated force, or another titan, can defeat them. Furthermore, The Titans lets you play as an entirely new civilization, Atlantis, in addition to the Greek, Egyptian, and Norse civilizations included in the first game. Atlantis figures prominently in the expansion pack's single-player campaign, and the addition of the completely new civilization fleshes out this complex real-time strategy game in skirmishes both against the computer and against other players.
370 Ebooks For Dummies A-Z Collection
3 April 2011
370 Ebooks For Dummies A-Z Collection | PDF | 4.71 GB
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Handbook of Hindu Mythology (World Mythology)
3 March 2012
Handbook of Hindu Mythology (World Mythology)
2001 | 394 | ISBN: 1576071065 | PDF | 4 Mb
Handbook of Hindu Mythology offers a number of pathways by which to approach Hinduism's ever-changing gods and goddesses (e.g., Brahma, Vishnu, Siva), spiritual verses (such as the vedas), secular epics (including the Ramayana and the Mahabharata), myths within myths, devotional and esoteric traditions, psychic and yogic disciplines, and magical practices.With this handbook, readers can explore the history of Hindu mythology, follow a detailed timeline of key episodes and historical events, and look up specific elements of historical or contemporary Hinduism in a beautifully illustrated dictionary section. It is the ideal introduction to the origins of Hinduism, the culture that shaped it from antiquity to the present, and the age-old stories, ideas, and traditions that speak to the human condition as eloquently today as ever....
Handbook of Native American Mythology (Handbooks of World Mythology)
11 May 2010
Handbook of Native American Mythology (Handbooks of World Mythology) by Dawn E. Bastian
2008 | ISBN-10: 0195342321 | PDF | 320 pages | 1.9 mb
This revealing work introduces readers to the mythologies of Native Americans from the United States to the Arctic Circle-a rich, complex, and diverse body of lore, which remains less widely known than mythologies of other peoples and places.
In thematic chapters and encyclopedia-style entries, Handbook of Native American Mythology examines the characters and deities, rituals, sacred locations and objects, concepts, and stories that define mythological cultures of various indigenous peoples. By tracing the traditions as far back as possible and following their evolution from generation to generation, Handbook of Native American Mythology offers a unique perspective on Native American history, culture, and values.
Mythology A to Z Series Ebooks Collection
21 April 2011
Mythology A to Z Series Ebooks Collection | PDF & CHM | 124 MB
The Mythology A to Z series explores the world's most important myths and legends in an accessible style designed for young readers. Each comprehensive volume contains more than 400 well-constructed entries on the major figures, places, stories, objects, and themes of a given mythology. An introductory essay recounts the history of these civilizations and illuminates their way of life. This revised edition of Norse Mythology A to Z features dozens of new entries on topics and themes of interest to young readers, including gods and goddesses, the geography of Norse mythology, shape-shifters, wood carvings, and folklore, as well as new illustrations and an updated bibliography.
Mythology eBooks Collection Pack
15 April 2013
Mythology eBooks Collection Pack
English | PDF | Ebooks Collection | All In One | 2.5 GBA PDF collection of 189 eBooks about Mythology. eBooks are sorted on publisher's name.
Mythology can refer either to the study of myths (e.g., comparative mythology), or to a body or collection of myths (a mythos, e.g., Inca mythology). In folkloristics, a myth is a sacred narrative usually explaining how the world or humankind came to be in its present form, although, in a very broad sense, the word can refer to any traditional story. Bruce Lincoln defines myth as "ideology in narrative form." Myths typically involve supernatural characters and are endorsed by rulers or priests. They may arise as overelaborated accounts of historical events, as allegory for or personification of natural phenomena, or as an explanation of ritual. They are transmitted to convey religious or idealized experience, to establish behavioral models, and to teach.
Egyptian Mythology A to Z
19 March 2013
Pat Remler "Egyptian Mythology A to Z"
English | 2006-11 | ISBN: 0816063060 | 208 pages | PDF | 8,5 MB
Egypt's myths are among the earliest in the ancient world. "Egyptian Mythology A to Z, Revised Edition" brings to life the fascinating world of Egyptian mythology and religious beliefs for young readers. This new edition has been revised and updated to reflect the latest discoveries. New information covered in this thorough reference guide includes entries on such topics as pyramids and mythology, the cult of the king, human sacrifice, and many new gods and legendary figures. A bibliography at the end of the book encourages students to investigate topics that spark their interest. With its focus on Egyptian gods and goddesses and the relationship between Egyptian myths and the later Greek and Roman mythology, this volume is a useful reference and teaching aid for students with an interest in mythological studies.
Building Research Tools with Google For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer Tech))
10 May 2011
Building Research Tools with Google For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer Tech)) by Harold Davis
For Dummies | 2005 | ISBN: 076457809X | 382 pages | PDF | 11 MB
Google—a funny name for a fabulous tool. You’ve already used it to look up all sorts of information on the Web almost instantly. Now what if you could use its amazing abilities to turbo-charge your research on a grand scale? Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies can help you do just that. In plain English, it shows you easy ways to: Ask Google exactly what you want to know Determine whether what you need can actually be found through Google, and where to look if the answer is “no” Improve your research results Present your findings in a way that makes sense Write your own specialized search applications—if you want to To get the most from Google, you need to understand Google.
Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies explains how Google works and how you can build more effective queries (hint: it’s a lot more than just using the “Advanced Search” techniques!) It even shows you how to think like a researcher and how to package the results of your research so it means something to your audience. You’ll be able to: Understand Google research techniques and use the custom search-related syntax Recognize Google’s strengths—and limitations Target your search by using Google operators Use Google to research photos, or even an entire industry Improve the effectiveness of your results by understanding Google’s comparative methodology Build custom tools using WDSL and Web Services You don’t have to become a programmer to use Google, but if you know a little about software development and want to explore new, more focused search techniques, Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies has a section just for you. It introduces you to the Google API, shows you how to download a developer key, and leads you through building a C# .Net Google application. On the companion Web site, you’ll find the source code and software discussed in the book as well as links to lots of other resources for researchers. Before you know it, you’ll be Googling your way to research success!