Mythology: The Voyage of the Hero

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INDEX
Aarne, A. A., 4
Aaron, 62, 78
Abihu, 78
Abner, 54
Abraham, 62, 247-48
Abu Bekr, 90
Acheron, 170
Achilles, 96, 97, 111
Acoetes, 63-64
Actaeon, 102
Adam, 39, 133, 193, 213-14
Adonis, 6
birth of, 34
death of, 158-60, 180
rebirth of, 153, 219-20, 239
Aegeus, 13-14, 112, 114
Aegle, 114
Aeneas, 7, 152, 209-12
Aeneid ( Virgil), 152
Aethra, 13-14
African myth, 174-75, 191, 234
Agamemnon, 96, 97
Agave, 149
Agdistis, 25-26, 157
Agnes, Saint, 254
Ajax, 96
Akua doll, 123
Alcmene, 44-45
Alençon, Duc d', 57
All-Maker, the, 165
Althaea, 150
Amaterasu, 223-24
Amazons, the, 104, 150
Ameta, 30-31
Amphitryon, 44-45
Ananda, 249
Ananse, 122-24
Anchises, 210-12
Androgyne, the, 257-58
Angel of Hell (See Nasargiel)
Angels, 35, 56, 61, 193, 204-6, 233, 246-48
Anna (mother of Mary), 34
Anna (prophetess), 58-59
Answer to Job (Jung), 98, 214
Anthony, Saint, 97
Anticleia, 207-9
Antipater, 94-95
Anubis, 226-27
Anunnaki, the, 185
Apache myth, 22
Aphrodite ( Venus), 34, 113, 158-60, 219-20, 257
Apis, 163
Apollo ( Phoebus Apollo, Phoebus), 46, 102, 105, 112, 173, 218-19
Apotheosis of the hero, 241-58
Arabic myth, 89-90
"Archetypes of Literature, The" (Frye), 152-53
Arethusa, 168-69
Ariadne, 112-14,150
Artemis, 208
Arthur, King, 47-48, 119-20, 250-51
Ascalaphus, 170
Ascension, 241-58
Ashanti African myth, 122-24
Assumption, the, 253
Asterius (See Minotaur, the)
Athene ( Athena, Pallas Athene), 14, 33, 44, 112
Atlas, 105
Attis, 5, 6, 201, 239
birth of, 25-26
death of, 157-58, 180
rebirth of, 153, 231-32
Augeas, King, 103-4
Augustine, 255-56
Australian aboriginal myth, 85-86
Autolycus, 45, 207, 209
Awonawilona, 257
Azazel, 246
Aztec myth, 18, 31-32, 134-35, 238, 250-51
Azza, 246

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xii
  • Introduction - The Meaning of Myth 3
  • 1 - The Miraculous Conception and Birth and the Hiding of the Child 11
  • 2 - Childhood, Initiation, and Divine Signs 41
  • 3 - Preparation, Meditation, Withdrawal, and Refusal 67
  • 4 - Trial and Quest 99
  • 5 - Death and the Scapegoat 155
  • 6 - The Descent to the Underworld 183
  • 7 - Resurrection and Rebirth 215
  • 8 - Ascension, Apotheosis, and Atonement 241
  • Selected Bibliography 259
  • Index 265
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