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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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)

    £220.00

    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
  5. 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. Through... .... Learn More
  6. Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion

    Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion

    Jessica Hughes (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107157835
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    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... .... Learn More
  7. Battling the Gods

    Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World [Paperback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9780571279319
    Published by : Faber Book Services
    How new is atheism? Long before the Enlightenment sowed seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, so the lively free-thinkin... .... Learn More
  8. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the text... .... Learn More
  9. Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus

    Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus: Cultural Crossroads in the Temples and Cults of Graeco-Roman Anatolia [Hardback]

    Carlos Molina Valero (Editor); Joan Pablo Sanchez Hernandez (Editor); Marie-Paz de Hoz (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789042932654
    Published by : Peeters Press
    Anatolia is an area of the ancient world with a remarkable borderland character between the Greek and the Near Eastern worlds. The present book studies several ancient Anatolian cults and sanctuaries, focusing on the process of interaction be... .... Learn More
  10. Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity

    Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity [Hardback]

    Alexander R. Jones (Editor); John Steele (Other); Karlheinz Schaldach (Other); Stephan Heilen (Other); Bernhard Weisser (Other)

    £45.95

    ISBN: 9780691174402
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Greeks and Romans lived according to a distinctively Hellenic conception of time as an aspect of cosmic order and regularity. Appropriating ideas from Egypt and the Near East, the Greeks integrated them into a cosmological framework governed b... .... Learn More

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