Table of contents for Death, war, and sacrifice : studies in ideology and practice / Bruce Lincoln ; foreword by Wendy Doniger.


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Foreword, by Wendy Doniger
Preface
I. Indo-European Religions: An Introduction
Part One: Death and Funerary Geography in Indo-European Myth
2. On the Imagery of Paradise
3. The Lord of the Dead
4. Waters of Memory, Waters of Forgetfulness
5. The Ferryman of the Dead
6. Mithra(s) as Sun as Savior
7. The Hellhound
8. The House of Clay
9. The Two Paths
Part Two: War, Sacrifice, and the Science of the Body
10. Homeric Iyssa: "Wolfish Rage"
11. War and Warriors: An Overview
12. Warriors and Non-Herdsmen: A Response to Mary Boyce
13. Sacrificial Ideology and Indo-European Society
14. The Druids and Human Sacrifice
15. On the Scythian Royal Burials
16. Debreasting, Disarming, Beheading: Some Sacrificial Practices of the Scyths and Amazons
17. Physiological Speculation and Social Patterning in a Pahlavi Text
18. Embryological Speculation and Gender Politics in a Pahlavi Text
Part Three: Polemic Pieces
19. Shaping the Past and the Future
20. Kings, Rebels, and the Left Hand
21. Myth and History in the Study of Myth: An Obscure Text of Georges Dume;zil, Its Context and Subtext
Acknowledgments
Indexes





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mythology, Indo-European.
War -- Religious aspects.
Death -- Religious aspects.
Sacrifice.