The Encyclopedia of Hell

The Encyclopedia of Hell

Miriam Van Scott

The Encyclopedia of Hell is a entire survey of the underworld, drawing details from cultures world wide and eras all through historical past. geared up in a simple-to-use alphabetic structure, entries hide representations of the darkish realm of the lifeless in mythology, faith, artistic endeavors, opera, literature, theater, tune, movie, and tv. assets comprise African legends, local American tales, Asian folktales, and different extra vague references, as well as favourite infernal chronicles from Western lore. the result's a catalog of underworld facts, with entries operating the gamut from descriptions of grisly pits of torture to funny cartoons lampooning the eternal abyss. Its vast cross-referencing additionally offers hyperlinks among numerous techniques and characters from the netherworld and offers extra details on specific theories.

Peruse those pages and discover for your self what history's maximum imaginations have expected anticipating the depraved at the different part of the grave.

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