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By Fernando López Trujillo

ISBN-10: 8497635922

ISBN-13: 9788497635929

“Fernando López -profesor de Historia en l. a. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de l. a. Universidad de Buenos Aires y autor de obras como Dioses y diosas de los angeles Grecia Antigua y Dioses y diosas de los angeles antigua Roma, nos ofrece en esta monografía las interpretaciones de los griegos ante los fenómenos telúricos y celestes que no podían explicar y que dieron lugar a creencias básicas, respuestas animistas con un toque sorprendente de genialidad que hizo que estas explicaciones se convirtieran en bellas leyendas.” (

Asesinatos, incestos, venganzas, héroes, historias de amor y lujuria. l. a. mitología griega es un auténtico crisol de los vicios y las virtudes de ser humano.

Los mitos en l. a. antigua Grecia tenían una función social, relataban comportamientos de dioses y héroes y enseñaban a los hombres cómo debían actuar ante determinadas situaciones, como las vidas de los santos en el cristianismo, relataban comportamientos virtuosos y ejemplares, los dioses griegos eran virtuosos, pero no ejemplares. l. a. humanización de los dioses en los que creían los griegos plaga su mitología de incestos, venganzas, asesinatos, muestras de amor incondicional y de compasión… en un auténtico abanico de las pasiones humanas, es por eso que conocer los angeles mitología griega no es sólo conocer las creencias de l. a. cuna de los angeles civilización, sino conocernos a nosotros de un modo más profundo.

Breve Historia de los angeles Mitología Griega nos ofrece un completísimo landscape de las deidades del mundo clásico, no se detiene Fernando López Trujillo en una enumeración de los Dioses Olímpicos y sus atributos, sino que primero nos hace ver l. a. importancia rectora de l. a. mitología en el mundo antiguo, para mostrar a continuación las apasionantes historias que pueblan esta mitología: Cronos devorando a sus hijos para evitar que uno de ellos le destrone; los angeles batalla para destronar a Cronos que emprende Zeus con Poseidón, Hades y los cíclopes como aliados; los doce trabajos de Hércules para expiar el pecado de su padre; los angeles bajada a los infiernos de Orfeo para rescatar a su amada; o las sangrientas batallas de los héroes de Troya.

Razones para comprar l. a. obra:

• l. a. mitología griega es un conjunto de historias apasionantes llenas de amor, violencia y valores netamente humanos.
• El libro es una síntesis didáctica que ayuda a entender las, en ocasiones, laberínticas relaciones de los dioses helenos.
• El autor es un verdadero experto en el tema.
• El libro presenta una completa información gráfica que ayuda a l. a. comprensión de l. a. historia narrada.

Breve Historia de los angeles Mitología Griega supone una síntesis exacta y amena de l. a. mitología griega. Un libro primary no sólo para conocer los mitos de los griegos, sus cultos, y sus sacrificios, sino para conocer nuestras propias creencias y pasiones.

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Segal, Myth, 4. 3. , 5. 4. Hooper, The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis, 1:765. 5. Peretti, “The Modern Prometheus,” 2. 6. Evangelical Protestant theologians continue to struggle with the concept and understanding of myth. For example, the prominent twentieth-century evangelical theologian Carl F. H. Henry writes: “The term myth has acquired a bewildering ambiguity of connotation in respect to religious thought.  .  . and on what cognitive basis we affirm this to be the case. Contemporary neo-Protestant writers seem to employ the term myth as a linguistic device for evading the problem of truth” (Henry, God, Revelation and Authority, 59–69).

But what was it about allegory that Tolkien found so objectionable? The similarity of allegory to myth and fantasy would lead one to conclude that an author who enjoys one would naturally find the other two forms equally appealing. Why not Tolkien? Tolkien had three criticisms of allegory. First, there was the question of degree. If X was being used allegorically, then why not Y? And Tolkien leveled this criticism against the writer as well as the reader. Not only did Tolkien see a danger in a reader interpreting something allegorically that the writer never intended, but he found it equally perilous for the writer to put in so much allegory that it left the reader confused about the true meaning.

McClintock and Strong, Cyclopedia, 6:805. Campbell, The Mythic Dimension, 10. ”28 A similar view is argued by Karen Armstrong, a former Roman Catholic nun and the author of numerous works on comparative religion. Armstrong has devoted much of her academic career to the study of myth as both a religious and cultural phenomenon. In her book A Short History of Myth, Armstrong argues that mythology was essential to the early hunters and gathers of the Palaeolithic period (c. 29 Armstrong notes that ethnologists and anthropologists have long recognized the influence and importance of the sacred or divine among cultures as one delves into human history.

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