Islands in the Sky

Islands in the Sky

The Four-dimensional Journey of Odysseus Through Space and Time

eBook - 2012
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Homer provides an enormous challenge to the student; the potentialities of these lengthy texts are legion and the scholarship vast. The author has relied upon her knowledge of symbolic discourse to make a fresh study of the Odyssey, prioritising early neighbouring religions, their mythology, and shamanic practice. The latter has yielded particularly rich material concerning the axis of the world (axis mundi) as a route to the stars and the world of the gods. Man's shared experience of the nig ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781443845380
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvii, 378 pages) : illustrations


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