Hell: An Illustrated History of the Netherworld

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Conari Press, 1996 - Religion - 93 pages
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The author delves into the artistic, social, political and historical anomaly of Hell, and offers explanations and explorations of the ways in which the mythical region is inhabited by the tortured and unfulfilled. This book looks at cultural perceptions of Hell throughout the ages, from the Hades of the ancient Greeks to the vast seven-storied hell of the Swahilis. Full-color illustrations.

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About the author (1996)

Richard Craze is the author of several books on astrology, sexuality, and herbal medicine. Among them is Mix & Match Chinese Astrology, also published by Barron's.

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