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History of Literature, Fhilosophy

and Religions


CONTENTS



 


 

 


PART I
 




A Brief History of Western Literature



INTRODUCTION - WESTERN LITERATURE

THE FOUNDATIONS OF WESTERN LITERATURE

THE BIBLE

CLASSICAL  LITERATURE

THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE

THE 17-18th CENTURY 

THE 18-19th CENTURY 

MODERNISM

 

 


PART II
 



Masterpieces of World Literature




BIOGRAPHIES
of Writers and Philosophers

TEXTS
more than 115 CLASSIC TEXTS (in English), including:
"Iliad", "Odyssey", "The Decameron", "The Divine Comedy", "The Arabian Nights", etc

MASTERPIECES
(editor Frank N. Magill)

ILLUSTRATIONS

by G. Dore, W. Blake, S. Dali, A. Beardsley, M. Chagall, etc



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PART III
 



A Brief History of Western Philosophy



PHYLOSOPHY

The nature of Western philosophy

Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy

Medieval philosophy

Renaissance philosophy


Modern philosophy

Contemporary philosophy



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PART IV
 


A Brief History of Religions

(Encyclopaedia Britannica)



Biblical literature; Buddhism; Calvinism; Christianity; Confucianism; Daoism;
Eastern Orthodoxy; Greek religion; Hinduism; Islam; Jainism; Jesus Christ;
Judaism; Lutheranism; Middle Eastern religion; Moses; Mystery religion;
Protestantism; Roman Catholicism; Shinto; Sikhism; Zoroastrianism.

For philosophical and ethical aspects, see
Philosophy of Religion
Ethics
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Science

 

 




Appendix






EXPLORATION (in Russian): THE SECRETS OF THE CRAFT
Homer  "Iliad "and "Odyssey"
Aleksandr Pushkin "Yevgeny Onegin"
Osip Mandelshtam - Marina Tsvetaeva - Anna Achmatova - Joseph Brodsky

 

 

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