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  1. The People and the Peoples

    The People and the Peoples: Syriac Dialogue Poems from Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sebastian P. Brock (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780957522817
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Series: Journal of Jewish Studies Supplement Series
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The main purpose of the book is to provide the Syriac texts and annotated English translations of four anonymous dialogue poems (with separate introductions to each) where the protagonists are, respectively, Synagogue and Church, Sion and Church, ... .... Learn More
  2. The Art of Divination in the Ancient Near East: Reading the Signs of Heaven and Earth

    The Art of Divination in the Ancient Near East: Reading the Signs of Heaven and Earth [Hardback]

    Stefan M. Maul (Author)

    £57.99

    ISBN: 9781481308595
    Published by : Baylour University Press
    You stars of Anu, I call on you! You stars of Enlil, turn to me! You stars of Ea, all of you together, gather around me! I have offered you a pure sacrifice, I have scattered pure incense to you, I have poured out pure beer for you. Eat what is pu... .... Learn More
  3. The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk

    The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk [Hardback]

    Julia Krul (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789004364936
    Published by : Brill
    In The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk, Julia Krul offers a comprehensive study of the rise of the sky god Anu as patron deity of Uruk in the Late Babylonian period (ca. 480-100 B.C.). She reconstruc... .... Learn More
  4. Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection

    Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection [Paperback]

    Claudia Leurini (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9782503575506
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 40
    This volume presents texts in the Iranian languages, Middle Persian and Parthian, preserved in the Berlin Turfan Collection. These hymns are predominantly in Middle Persian. They were identified by M. Boyce in the registers of her Catalogue of the... .... Learn More
  5. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad

    A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad [Hardback]

    P. M. Michèle Daviau (Editor); Margreet L. Steiner (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Major recent excavations have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices attested at these site... .... Learn More
  6. The Materiality of Divine Agency

    The Materiality of Divine Agency [Hardback]

    Beate Pongratz-Leisten (Editor); Karen Sonik (Editor)

    £72.50

    ISBN: 9781501510687
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Two topics of current critical interest, agency and materiality, are here explored in the context of their intersection with the divine. Specific case studies, emphasizing the ancient Near East but including treatments also of the European Middle ... .... Learn More
  7. Gods Rich in Praise

    Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

    Christopher Metcalf (Author)

    £76.00

    ISBN: 9780198723363
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Many scholars today believe that early Greek literature, as represented by the great poems of Homer and Hesiod, was to some extent inspired by texts from the neighbouring civilizations of the ancient Near East, especially Mesopota... .... Learn More
  8. Defining the Sacred

    Defining the Sacred: Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion in the Near East [Paperback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781782976790
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Religion is a phenomenon that is inseparable from human society. It brings about a set of emotional, ideological and practical elements that are pervasive in the social fabric of any society and characterizable by a number of features. these inclu... .... Learn More
  9. Religious Practice at Deir el-Medina

    Religious Practice at Deir el-Medina [Paperback]

    L. Weiss (Author)

    £79.00

    ISBN: 9789042932104
    Published by : Peeters Publishers
    With few exceptions, previous research on so-called personal religion has focused on hymns preserved on stelae from Deir el-Medina. Whereas their significance as testimony of personal choice and religious belief should not be excl... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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