The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil

The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil


Drawing from jap and Western literatures, Heinrich Zimmer offers a variety of reports associated jointly via their universal trouble for the matter of our everlasting clash with the forces of evil. starting with a story from the Arabian Nights, this subject matter unfolds in legends from Irish paganism, medieval Christianity, the Arthurian cycle, and early Hinduism. within the retelling of those stories, Zimmer discloses the meanings inside their doubtless unrelated symbols and indicates the philosophical wholeness of this collection of myth.

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