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Best Books on Comparative Mythology and Folklore

I’d like some suggestions of essential texts dealing with comparative mythology and folklore? I have read most of Campbell’s works and have read the Golden Bough, so these works can be omitted.  Thank you, all!

You can perhaps find Hamlets

You can perhaps find Hamlets Mill by  Giorgio de Santillana and, Hertha von Dechen in your local library?

https://www.amazon.com/Hamlets-Mill-Investigating-Knowledge-Transmission/dp/0879232153

In places it is a bit difficult to read, but it does links together various stories from around the world.

 

Dr. Derek Cunningham
Author: The Map that Talked

Another book is 

Another book is 

The Origins of the World's Mythologies

but again it’s not an easy read.

https://www.amazon.com/Origins-Worlds-Mythologies-Michael-Witzel/dp/0199...

Dr. Derek Cunningham
Author: The Map that Talked

You are as able to compaire

You are as able to compaire folklore as anyone who writes a book. And your opinions about things are valid. Why don’t you go read the sourses and form your own ideas. It’s really not hard.  Try

The poetic Edda and Beowulf and The acts of king Arthur and his noble knights, by steinbeck. When reading them, you can compaire the various ideas of what makes a noble person and what makes a good warrior. Then wonder about the conflicting of religions and cultures. 

It’s fun to do that with books. 

--Still learning--

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