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The Book of Snakes: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World

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Litwa, M. David (2016) [2015]. "Part I: The Self-deifying Rebel – "I Am God and There is No Other!": The Boast of Yaldabaoth". Desiring Divinity: Self-deification in Early Jewish and Christian Mythmaking. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. pp.47–65. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467166.003.0004. ISBN 9780199967728. LCCN 2015051032. OCLC 966607824. The Book of Snakes starts out explaining the history and evolution of serpents, moves into classifications and scientific names (including reference charts) and then discusses what makes a snake a snake, their habits, defenses, and reproduction. Book Recommendation #2: The Book of Snakes: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World

a b c d e f Ehrman, Bart D. (2005) [2003]. "Christians "In The Know": The Worlds of Early Christian Gnosticism". Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.113–134. doi: 10.1017/s0009640700110273. ISBN 978-0-19-518249-1. LCCN 2003053097. S2CID 152458823. This book includes information on more than 3,000 species of snakes, including 60 in-depth profiles. Storytelling, the Meaning of Life, and The Epic of Gilgamesh". eawc.evansville.edu. Archived from the original on 2011-11-30 . Retrieved 2017-11-27. This middle grade book explores grief and death while artfully balancing humor. Twelve-year-old Josh’s mother died in a car crash brought on by a snake being in the car. Josh and his family are bewildered. How did the snake get there? How do they move on? Josh is left to find his own answers. Young Adult Snake Books A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) byRoshani ChokshiOesterley Immortality and the Unseen World: a study in Old Testament religion (1921) "... moreover, not only an accuser but one who tempts to evil. With the further development of Satan as the arch-fiend and head of the powers of darkness we are not concerned here, as this is outside the scope of the Old Testament." Please note that the version published in Europe by Ivy Press is now out of print, so we are offering the version published in the US by The University of Chicago Press.

Here’s a gorgeously illustrated book from the snake’s perspective. Verdi is a young python who loves his yellow skin. He does not want to grow up and turn green like all the pythons. To rebel against the change, Verdi tries everything he can think of, but doing so lands him in some trouble. This book is about accepting change while still remaining true to oneself. How Snake Got His Hiss: An Original TalebyMarguerite W. Davol, illustrated by Mercedes McDonald


This is the snake book of snake books, featuring facts on why a cobra spits, how snakes’ senses work, how their organs work, and even include some fun facts about how snakes feature in mythology. This is great for animal enthusiasts of all ages. Akimbo and the Snakes(Akimbo #4)byAlexander McCall Smith, illustrated by LeUyen Pham a b c d Brakke, David (2010). The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. pp.18–51. ISBN 9780674066038. JSTOR j.ctvjnrvhh.6. S2CID 169308502. a b Logan, Alastair H. B. (2002) [2000]. "Part IX: Internal Challenges – Gnosticism". In Esler, Philip F. (ed.). The Early Christian World. Routledge Worlds (1sted.). New York and London: Routledge. pp.923–925. ISBN 9781032199344. Chapters include “Are Baby Snakes More Dangerous Than Adults?” and “Can You Fall into a Nest of Cottonmouths?” Reviewers say this book is excellent for anyone needing to research snakes for their own writing or research papers as well as those fascinated by function.

a b c d Graf, Fritz (2018). "Travels to the Beyond: A Guide". In Ekroth, Gunnel; Nilsson, Ingela (eds.). Round Trip to Hades in the Eastern Mediterranean Tradition: Visits to the Underworld from Antiquity to Byzantium. Cultural Interactions in the Mediterranean. Vol.2. Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers. pp.11–36. doi: 10.1163/9789004375963_002. ISBN 978-90-04-37596-3. S2CID 201526808. If there’s a complaint, it’s that there’s only one photo of each species, and the “life-size” description is a rather subjective term that depends upon the age and sometimes subspecies of the snake in question. Pros and Cons of The Book of Snakes: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World by Mark O’Shea Pros

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It’s important to note that this is not a local guidebook. You may indeed be able to find information on the eastern indigo snake you think you spotted, but it’s organized by family (or type of snake), not region. Pros and Cons of Snake: The Essential Visual Guide by Chris Mattison Pros

This book provides information on more than 100 species, including several rare and endangered species. Welcome to the epic list of snake books! Our scaly, slithering friendsare intimidating animals, often portrayed as monstrous or used to symbolize evil. Yet snakes are also awe-inspiring predators and masters of survival. They come in variety of colors, their scales and patterns stunning and singular. Snakes have also been, particularly this year, a beautiful source of inspiration for book covers. Here is a list of snake books that explore, are inspired by, or feature snakes.Hilmo, Maidie. Medieval images, icons, and illustrated English literary texts: from Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2004, p. 37, ISBN 0-7546-3178-8, ISBN 978-0-7546-3178-1, google books Jarrar, Maher (2017). "Strategies for Paradise: Paradise Virgins and Utopia". In Günther, Sebastian; Lawson, Todd (eds.). Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam. Islamic History and Civilization. Vol.136. Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers. pp.271–294. doi: 10.1163/9789004333154_013. ISBN 978-90-04-33315-4. ISSN 0929-2403. LCCN 2016047258.

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