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  1. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  2. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.49

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  3. Can No Physician Be Found?

    Can No Physician Be Found?: The Influence of Religion on Medical Pluralism in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Israel [Hardback]

    Laura Zucconi (Author)

    £100.80

    ISBN: 9781463202484
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East
    Volume: 6
    Can No Physician be Found? analyzes how religion, as an expression of a universal order, is applied to the medical practices in the cultures of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Israel. The comparative approach sheds light on how religious concepts s... .... Learn More
  4. The Crown of Arsinoë II

    The Crown of Arsinoë II: The Creation of an Image of Authority [Paperback]

    Maria Nilsson (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781842174920
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Crown of Arsinoë II is a detailed study of a unique crown that was created for the Ptolemaic Egyptian Queen Arsinoë II which has important conclusions for ancient Egyptian history. Images of Arsinoë are represented in a broad spectrum of icono... .... Learn More
  5. Books of Breathing and Related Texts -Late Egyptian Religious Texts in the British Museum Vol.1

    Books of Breathing and Related Texts -Late Egyptian Religious Texts in the British Museum Vol.1 [Hardback]

    F. R. Herbin (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780714119687
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: LERTBM
    The British Museum's collection of late hieratic religious papyri, particularly those of the Graeco-Roman period, is one of the most important in the world, in terms both of its number and its diversity. The papyri mainly comprise funerary text... .... Learn More
  6. Royal Festivals in the Late Predynastic Period and the First Dynasty

    Royal Festivals in the Late Predynastic Period and the First Dynasty [Paperback]

    Alejandro Jiminez Serrano (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781841714554
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR Archaeopress
    Volume: 1076
    Serrano's thesis examines the relationship between kingship and festivals in Egypt between c.3380 and 2910 BC. The study uses such sources as the Palermo Stone to reconstruct festivals of enthronement and victory as well as the sed and Sokar ... .... Learn More
  7. Adapa & the South Wind

    Adapa & the South Wind: Language Has the Power of Life and Death [Hardback]

    Shlomo Izre'el (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781575060484
    Published by : Eisenbrauns
    The scholarly world first became aware of the myth of Adapa and the South Wind when it was discovered on a tablet from the El-Amarna archive in 1887. We now have at our disposal six fragments of the myth. The largest and most important fragment, f... .... Learn More
  8. Egyptian Gods and Myths

    Egyptian Gods and Myths [Paperback]

    Angela P. Thomas (Author)

    Regular Price: £6.99

    Special Price: £3.00

    ISBN: 9780852637883
    Published by : Shire Publications
    A short introduction to the complex belief systems of the Ancient Egyptians. Thomas discusses the various deities, myths and legends, the deification of individuals, life, death and the afterlife. Includes a glossary of the major gods and goddesses. .... Learn More

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