By: DUMEZIL, Georges HILTEBEITEL, Art, trans.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970, ISBN:0226169685:
Seller ID: 76870
DUMÉZIL, Georges. The Destiny of the Warrior. Translated by Alf Hiltebeitel. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1970). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),-168. 8vo, red cloth with gilt initials to front and gilt lettering to spine. "The first part of the study shows that the myths ofthe Indian warrior god Indra are similar in intention, outline, and in som e important details to the legends of the reign of the Roman warrior king Tullius Hostilius. In the second part, comparing Indian, Scandinavian, and Greek tradition, Dumézil takes up the epic theme of three sins committ... View More...