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The Ruling Races of Prehistoric Times in India, South-Western Asia and Southern Europe, volume 1 only (of two volumes).

Hewitt, J.F.

Published by Westminster: Archibald Constable, . First edition., 1894
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Pp. xlv, 627; 2 partially colored maps at rear of ancient India and Iran. Publisher's original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt rules, lg. 8vo. This is the first volume of a two volume set on comparative mythology and religion of India, South-Western Asia and Southern Europe. Essay I - Biography of author setting up research project; Essay II - The Primitive Village, its Origin, Growth into the Province, the City, the State, and its Methods of Record; Essay III - The Early History of India, South-West Asia, Egypt, and Southern Europe, as taught by that of the Worship of the Hindu Soma, the Zend Haoma, the Assyrian Istar, and the Egyptian Isis; Essay IV - Astronomical Myths, showing, on the Evidence of Early Akkadian Astronomy, how the Hittites, Kushites, and Kushite-Semites measured the year; Essay V - The History of the Rule of the Kushite-Semite Races as told in the early forms of the Soma Festival and the worship of the Sun-god, Ra; Essay VI - The first coming of the Fire-worshipping Heracleidae to Greece, their Conquest of the Dorians and Semites, and their Victorious Return as Worshippers of the Sun-god (from the table of contents). Light sunning to spine and the bottom edge of the front cover; a tight and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6211

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Title: The Ruling Races of Prehistoric Times in ...

Publisher: Westminster: Archibald Constable, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1894

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