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The Masks of God
Volume 3: Occidental Mythology
by Joseph Campbell

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: AGE OF THE GODDESS

Introduction. Myth and Ritual: East and West

Chapter 1. The Serpent's Bride

I. The Mother Goddess Eve

II. The Gorgon's Blood

III. Ultima Thule

IV. Mother Right

Chapter 2. The Consort of the Bull

I. The Mother of God

II. The Two Queens

III. The Mother of the Minotaur

IV. The Victory of the Sons of Light


PART TWO: THE AGE OF HEROES

Chapter 3. Gods and Heroes of the Levant: 1500-500 B.C.

I. The Book of the Lord

II. The Mythology Age

III. The Age of Abraham

IV. The Age of Moses

Chapter 4. Gods and Heroes of the European West: 1500-500 B.C.

I. The Dialogue of North and South

II. The Marriages of Zeus

III. The Night Sea Journey

IV. The Polis

PART THREE: THE AGE OF THE GREAT CLASSICS

Chapter 5. The Persian Period: 539-331 B.C.

I. Ethical Dualism

II. The Cosmic Fall and Renovation

III. The King of Kings

IV. The Remnant

V. The God of Love

Chapter 6. Hellenism: 331 B.C.-324 A.D.

I. The Marriage of East and West

II. Syncretistic and Ethnic Monotheism

III. Mystery Cult and Apocalypse

IV. The Watchers of the Dead Sea

Chapter 7. Great Rome: c. 500 B.C.-c. 500 A.D.

I. The Celtic Province

II. Etruria

III. The Augustan Age

IV. The Risen Christ

V. The Illusory Christ

VI. The Mission of Paul

VII. The Fall of Rome

PART FOUR: THE AGE OF THE GREAT BELIEFS

Introduction. The Dialogue of Europe and the Levant

Chapter 8. The Cross and the Crescent

I. The Magi

II. Byzantium

III. The Prophet of Islam

IV. The Garment of the Law

V. The Garment of the Mystic Way

VI. The Broken Spell

Chapter 9. Europe Resurgent

I. The Isle of Saints

II. The Weird of the Gods

III. ROMA

IV. AMOR

Conclusion. At the Close of an Age


Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet
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