The Iliad, the Ramayana, and the Work of Religion...


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Author  Gregory D. Alles
Publisher  Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (Txt)
Publication Date   October 1, 1994
ISBN  0271013192
Pages  200

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This text examines how two epics from different cultures, the "Iliad" and the "Ramayana", were evoked by and acted upon by their respective societies. It also examines the role of literary "persuasion" in maintaining harmonious social interaction and in religious mystification.

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