Cover: The Languages of Paradise in PAPERBACK

The Languages of Paradise

Race, Religion, and Philology in the Nineteenth Century

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674030626

Publication Date: 02/28/2009

Short

228 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

  • Foreword by Jean-Pierre Vernant
  • Preface
  • Archives of Paradise
  • Divine Vowels [Richard Simon, Robert Lowth, J. G. Herder]
  • The Cycle of the Chosen Peoples [J. G. Herder]
  • The Hebrews and the Sublime, [Ernest Renan]
  • The Danger of Ambiguity [Friedrich Max Müller]
  • The Monotheism of the Aryas, [Adoiphe Pictet]
  • Heavenly Nuptials [Rudolph Friedrich Grau]
  • Semites as Aryans [Ignaz Goldziher]
  • Secrets of the Forge
  • Notes
  • Index

Recent News

From Our Blog

Cover: A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown, by Emily Remus, from Harvard University Press

Going Downtown

As a child in Chicago, Emily Remus was enchanted by the sights and sounds of its downtown. Here she tells how those early experiences influenced her in writing A Shoppers’ Paradise, a book about how women in turn-of-the-century Chicago used their consumer power to challenge male domination of public spaces and stake their own claim to downtown

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.