Fire and civilization
Allen Lane, 1992 - 247 oldal
The diverse disciplines of history, anthropology, archaeology, psychology, and literature come together in an exploration of humankind's use of, and obsession with, fire. Science Bk Club Main.
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Smiths and potters were better off than miners. Significandy, the smiths had their
own god, called Hephaestus in Greek and Vulcanus in Latin. Hephaestus
differed from the other Olympians in that he was disfigured: he limped. Most
An intriguing aspect of the hearth cult is that, while it was performed by the master
of the house, the worship was formally directed at Hestia, a goddess. Hephaestus
, the male fire god, was associated with the world of smithies and battlefields.
... 111, 205, 209-10 hearth cult, 119-20 heat, 37-9, 175, 206, 21 1 Hector, 100,
102 hell-fire, 134-7 Hephaestus, 97, 110, 120 heretics, 134-6, 206 Hero of
Alexandria, 109 Herodotus, 101, 105-6, 204 Herostratus, 113 Herrin, Judith, 130
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FIRE AND CIVILIZATIONFelhasználói ismertető - Kirkus
An offbeat, interesting view of the rise of civilization in relation to the control of fire. From hearths and hellfire to firearms, fission, and fusion, Dutch sociologist Goudsblom (University of ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
Fire Civilization The domestication of fire as a civilizing process Plan
The stage of predominantly passive use of fire The transition to active use of fire
The widening gap between humans and other animals Clearing land Cooking
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