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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Numele etnic al dacilor isi reveleaza semnificatia religioasa primitiva numai in universul valorilor specifice vanatorilor si razboinicilor.
La fel, cultul lui Zalmoxis nu poate fi inteles decat dupa ce se dezvaluie sensul initiatic al ocultarii si epifaniei zeului. Get A Copy. Published by Humanitas first published More Details Original Title. Other Editions 8. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about De la Zalmoxis la Genghis-Han , please sign up.
Be the first to ask a question about De la Zalmoxis la Genghis-Han. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. Sort order. May 27, J. Zalmoxis, The Vanishing God is one of those books that you see and your inhibitions about adding yet another superfluous title to your library wilt before it.
The title alone makes it a keeper. But, too bad, this is barely for the laymen, a dense, citation packed exploration of various aspects of Eastern European religion. Zalmoxis himself, a cave-bound god of immortality, is only the first chapter. Other topics covered here include Dacian wolf cults my favorite chapter and the wolf as a symbo Zalmoxis, The Vanishing God is one of those books that you see and your inhibitions about adding yet another superfluous title to your library wilt before it.
Other topics covered here include Dacian wolf cults my favorite chapter and the wolf as a symbol, origins of the myth of the "creation dive", ritual hunts, Romanian folk ballads involving construction sacrifice, mandrake, and another folk ballad about a prophetic sheep. All-in-all it sounds endless fascinating and at times it is. Eliade even goes above and beyond his focus on mostly non-Slavic Eastern Europe and looks at how many myths and legends have ancient, primal roots, since they're shared in places as far-flung as North America and India.
This is a search for the imaginary universes of ancient men and women, not such much comparative religious study. Still, though, it is jampacked with references and quotes and such, and can often be little more than stifling lists of things with breaks the mood of the work.
Eliade is at his best when he's describing crazy, wacky mythical stuff. Mar 23, Dorum rated it really liked it. It is remarkable the breadth of Eliade's study. It is even more remarkable given the dearth of information on these topics.
Also, I am very happy with the very clear reasoning and discourse. However, this work is not exhaustive. Neither does it propose an overarching thesis that binds all the religious motives that do occur in this geographical area.
Sadly this might be impossible to do, given how little has remained. He simplifies the p It is remarkable the breadth of Eliade's study. He simplifies the problem and studies it, but he never simplifies it more than it is necessary. It is obvious that he thought a lot about the possible origin of these motives and rituals. It is sadly only due to the lack of information that he only managed to provide a collection of these motives, that at times, alas, seems disparate.
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