Mackenzie. Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe

Today's free book is Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe by Donald A. Mackenzie with illustrations by John Duncan.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image, and be sure to read John Hare's Introductory comments, esp. re: the story of Schliemann's Atlantis bequest.

The book is available at Sacred Texts and Hathi Trust.



Chapter I. Primitive Europeans of the Glacial and Inter-glacial Periods
Chapter II. Palæolithic Magic and Religion
Chapter III. Ancient Peoples of the Goddess Cult
Chapter IV. History in Myth and Legend--Schliemann's Discoveries
Chapter V. Crete as the Lost Atlantis
Chapter VI. The Great Palace of Knossos
Chapter VII. Races and Myths of Neolithic Crete
Chapter VII. Pre-Hellenic Earth and Corn Mothers
Chapter IX. Growth of Cretan Culture and Commerce
Chapter X. Trading Relations with Troy
Chapter XI. Life in the Little Towns
Chapter XII. The Palace of Phæstos
Chapter XIII. Cave Deities and their Symbols
Chapter XIV. Decline of Crete and Rise of Greece

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