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  1. 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
  2. The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

    The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus [Hardback]

    Jan Assmann (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780691157085
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Book of Exodus may be the most consequential story ever told. But its spectacular moments of heaven-sent plagues and parting seas overshadow its true significance, says Jan Assmann, a leading historian of ancient religion. The story of Moses g... .... Learn More
  3. Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Sources From Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Volume I

    Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Sources From Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Volume I [Hardback]

    John Reeves (Author); Annette Yoshiko Reed (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780198718413
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Across the ancient and medieval literature of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, one finds references to the antediluvian sage Enoch. Both the Book of the Watchers and the Astronomical Book were long known from their Ethiopic versions, which are pr... .... 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 Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines

    A Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines [Hardback]

    Jeremiah W. Cataldo (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138222809
    Published by : Routledge
    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture... .... Learn More
  6. Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place

    Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place [Hardback]

    Elaine T. James (Author)

    £71.00

    ISBN: 9780190619015
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this masterful new study of the ancient poetry of The Song of Songs, Elaine T. James explores the Song's underlying interest in the natural world. Engaging with the fields of geography, landscape architecture, and literature, James critiques th... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Ishtar

    Ishtar [Hardback]

    Louise M. Pryke (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138860735
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
    Ishtar is the first book dedicated to providing an accessible analysis of the mythology and image of this complex goddess. The polarity of her nature is reflected in her role as goddess of sexual love and war, and has made her difficult to charact... .... 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
    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. Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions

    Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions [Hardback]

    Eric M. Orlin (Editor)

    £315.00

    ISBN: 9780415831970
    Published by : Routledge
    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions is the first comprehensive single-volume reference work offering authoritative coverage of ancient religions in the Mediterranean world. Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from... .... Learn More

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