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  1. Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives [Hardback]

    Martti Nissinen (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198808558
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives is the first monograph-length comparative study on prophetic divination in ancient Near Eastern, biblical, and Greek sources. Prophecy is one of the ways humans have believed to beco... .... Learn More
  2. The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion

    The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion [Paperback]

    Esther Eidinow (Editor); Julia Kindt (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198810179
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    This handbook offers both students and teachers of ancient Greek religion a comprehensive overview of the current state of scholarship in the subject, from the Archaic to the Hellenistic periods. It not only presents key information, but also expl... .... Learn More
  3. Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

    Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis [Paperback]

    Richard Buxton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198706991
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In this illustrated study Richard Buxton analyses Greek literary narratives and visual representations of the metamorphosis of humans and gods, as evidenced from Homer to Nonnos. Such tales have become familiar in their Ovidian dress, as in the be... .... Learn More
  4. Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

    Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations [Hardback]

    Robert Parker (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780520293946
    Published by : University of California Press
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    From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century BC, gods bearing Greek names were worshipped everywhe... .... Learn More
  5. Votive Reliefs

    Votive Reliefs [Hardback]

    Carol L. Lawton (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780876612385
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 38
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    This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats th... .... Learn More
  6. Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings

    Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings [Paperback]

    Rubina Raja (Editor)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9782503569635
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Contextualizing the Sacred
    Volume: 8
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    The study of religion and religious identities in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East has been a focus within archaeology and ancient history for centuries. Yet the transition between the Hellenistic and Roman period remains difficult to grasp fro... .... Learn More
  7. Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

    Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Greta Hawes (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198744771
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Polybius boldly declared that 'now that all places have become accessible by land or sea, it is no longer appropriate to use poets and writers of myth as witnesses of the unknown' (4.40.2). And yet, in reality, the significance of myth did not dim... .... Learn More
  8. Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World

    Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Gil Renberg (Author)

    £219.00

    ISBN: 9789004299764
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World
    Volume: 184
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    In this book, Gil H. Renberg examines the ancient religious phenomenon of ""incubation"", the ritual of sleeping at a divinity's sanctuary in order to obtain a prophetic or therapeutic dream. Most prominently associated with the Panhellenic healin... .... Learn More
  9. Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture

    Expressions of Cult in the Southern Levant in the Greco-Roman Period: Manifestations in Text and Material Culture [Paperback]

    Oren Tal (Editor); Zeev Weiss (Editor)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9782503553351
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Contextualizing the Sacred
    Volume: 6
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    The arrival of Alexander the Great in the southern Levant ushered in many changes, and the subsequent period saw many more upheavals, including the Roman conquest, the Jewish revolts, and the gradual Christianization of the Holy Land. Throughout t... .... Learn More
  10. Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion

    Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion [Hardback]

    Jessica Hughes (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107157835
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines a type of object that was widespread and very popular in classical antiquity - votive offerings in the shape of parts of the human body. It collects examples from four principal areas and time periods: Classical Greece, pre-Roma... .... Learn More

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