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Author Turner, Alice K.

Title The history of hell / Alice K. Turner.

Publication Info. New York : Harcourt Brace, [1993]
1993

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  291.23 TUR    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  291.23 TUR    AVAILABLE
 Mills & Petrie Memorial Lib Stacks - MPMY-12  291.23 TUR    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  291.23 TUR    AVAILABLE
 Streator PL Second Floor - SRBB-3  291.23 TUR    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description vi, 275 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-255) and index.
Contents The great below -- The Egyptian book of the dead -- Zoroastrianism -- Classical hades -- Platonic hell -- The Roman empire -- Sheol -- Gnosticism -- Manichaeism -- The early Christians -- The descent into hell -- The last judgment -- Apocalyptic tours of hell -- The middle ages -- Mystery plays -- Purgatory -- Dante's inferno -- The high middle ages -- The reformation -- Baroque hell -- Paradise lost -- The mechanical universe -- The enlightenment -- Swedenborg's vision -- The nineteenth century -- Goethe's Faust -- The romantics -- Universalism -- The age of Freud.
Subject Hell -- Comparative studies.
ISBN 015140934X

 
    
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