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The Languages of Paradise

Race, Religion, and Philology in the Nineteenth Century

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PAPERBACK

$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674030626

Publication Date: 02/28/2009

Short

228 pages

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

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  • 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

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