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  1. Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place

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

    Elaine T. James (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9780190619015
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    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
  2. 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)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

    Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide [Paperback]

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780977409495
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both the Old and the... .... Learn More
  6. Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions

    Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions [Hardback]

    Eric M. Orlin (Editor)

    £300.00

    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
  7. The Silver Eye: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts

    The Silver Eye: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts [Hardback]

    Susan Brind Morrow (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781784972387
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    The Pyramid Texts were carved onto the walls of burial chambers in royal pyramids 4,000 years ago. They have intrigued scholars, mystics and historians ever since they were discovered in 1881. They have usually been misconstrued as a garbled ... .... Learn More
  8. Kinyras

    Kinyras [Hardback]

    John Curtis Franklin (Author)

    £31.95

    ISBN: 9780674088306
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Kinyras, in Greco-Roman sources, is the central culture-hero of early Cyprus: legendary king, metallurge, Agamemnon’s (faithless) ally, Aphrodite’s priest, father of Myrrha and Adonis, rival of Apollo, ancestor of the ... .... Learn More
  9. The Materiality of Divine Agency

    The Materiality of Divine Agency [Hardback]

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

    £74.99

    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
  10. Religion and Ideology in Assyria

    Religion and Ideology in Assyria [Hardback]

    Beate Pongratz-Leisten (Author)

    £82.99

    ISBN: 9781614514824
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Addressing the relationship between religion and ideology, and drawing on a range of literary, ritual, and visual sources, this book reconstructs the cultural discourse of Assyria from the third through the first millennium BCE. I... .... Learn More

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