Mircea Eliade

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General Information

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Name: Mircea Eliade

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1907 in Bucharest, Romania

Deceased: 1986 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Mircea was a professor at the University of Chicago or many years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eliade was educated as a philosopher. He published extensively in the history of religions and acted as editor-in-chief of Macmillan's Encyclopedia of Religion. The influence of his thought, through these works and through thirty years as director of History of Religions department at the University of Chicago, is considerable.

Published Works

  • The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structure of Alchemy , University of Chicago Press, 1979
  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries, University of Chicago Press, 1981
  • A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms, University of Chicago Press, 1988
  • Images and Symbols (With Philip Mairet), Princeton University Press, 1991
  • Bengal Nights: A Novel , University of Chicago Press, 1994
  • Patterns in Comparative Religion, Bison Books, 1996
  • Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (With Willard Trask and Wendy Doniger), Princeton University Press, 2004
  • The Myth of the Eternal Return: Cosmos and History, Princeton University Press, 2005
  • Rites and Symbols of Initiation: The Mysteries of Birth and Rebirth, Spring Publications, 2009
  • Yoga: Immortality and Freedom , Princeton University Press , 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries

ISBN: 0226204014
Release Date: 1981-04-15

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A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms

ISBN: 0226204057
Release Date: 1988-03-15

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Images and Symbols

ISBN: 069102068X
Release Date: 1991-06-05

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Bengal Nights: A Novel

ISBN: 0226204189
Release Date: 1994-04-16

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Patterns in Comparative Religion

ISBN: 0803267339
Release Date: 1996-09-01

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Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Bollingen Series (General))

ISBN: 0691119422
Release Date: 2004-02-08

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The Myth of the Eternal Return: Cosmos and History (Bollingen Series (General))

ISBN: 0691123500
Release Date: 2005-05-08

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Rites and Symbols of Initiation

ISBN: 0882143581
Release Date: 1998-05-15

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Yoga: Immortality and Freedom (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)

ISBN: 0691142033
Release Date: 2009-07-26

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Literary Awards

External Links

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