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Picus Who Is Also Zeus

Rendel Harris



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Cambridge University Press
12 May 2016
Originally published in 1916, this book was written by the renowned British biblical scholar, archaeologist and manuscript specialist J. Rendel Harris (1852-1941). The text is composed of nine loosely connected essays following the theme of Boanerges, a 1913 work by Harris. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in mythology and the works of Harris.
By:   Rendel Harris
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 5mm
Weight:   130g
ISBN:   9781316509531
ISBN 10:   1316509532
Pages:   90
Publication Date:   12 May 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction; Introduction; 1. On the name 'son of God' in northern Syria; 2. The woodpecker in the British Isles; 3. The popular names of the woodpecker; 4. The woodpecker as rain-maker; 5. The woodpecker as dux viae; 6. The origin of bees; 7. The lightning whip; 8. Cain and Abel; 9. The dioscuri in Byzantium.

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