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by James George Frazer
It has also been published in several different one-volume abridgments.
The Illustrated Golden Bough. In its time, The Golden Bough influenced such luminaries as . Eliot and Robert Graves, who were more likely to have read all twelve volumes. As anthropological studies go, I gather The Golden Bough has been left behind by more modern efforts. That said, Frazer's effort to answer a specific question by resorting to the general is comprehensive.
LibriVox recording of The Golden Bough, by Sir James Frazer. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941). It offered a modernist approach, discussing religion dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon, rather than from a theological perspective.
The Golden Bough: A Study of Magic and Religion. The Golden Bough: By Sir James George Frazer - Illustrated.
by Sir James George Frazer. Turner) Aeneas and the Sybil have just presented the Golden Bough, which allows entry to the Elysian Fields, to the gatekeeper. Chapter 1. The King of the Wood. Section 1. Diana and Virbius. Section 2. Artemis and Hippolytus.
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Frazer's definitions of "magic," religion, and "science were useful to his successors in social anthropology, and his explications of ancient legends influenced generations .
Frazer's definitions of "magic," religion, and "science were useful to his successors in social anthropology, and his explications of ancient legends influenced generations of writers and poets. The Golden Bough : a study of magic and religion.
The Golden Bough describes our ancestors' primitive methods of worship, sex practices, strange rituals and festivals. A study of magic and religion. By. Sir james george frazer. Disproving the popular thought that primitive life was simple, this monumental survey shows that savage man was enmeshed in a tangle of magic, taboos, and superstitions. Revealed here is the evolution of man from savagery to civilization, from the modification of his weird and often bloodthirsty customs to the entry of lasting moral, ethical, and spiritual values. T H E G O L D E N B O U G H p. 2a. The golden bough.
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The Fire-festivals in general ALL over Europe the peasants have been accustomed from time immemorial to kindle bonfires on certain days of the year, and to dance round or leap over them his kind can be traced back on historical evidence to the Middle Ages, and their analogy to similar customs observed in antiquity goes with strong internal evidence to prove that their origin must be sought in a period long prior to the spread of Christianity