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  1. The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 2: From the Hellenistic Age to Late Antiquity

    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 2: From the Hellenistic Age to Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    William Adler (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108703123
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the religions of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world. The nineteen essays in this volume begin with the Hellenistic age and extend ... .... Learn More
  2. The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 1: From the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Age

    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 1: From the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Age [Paperback]

    Michele Renee Salzman (Editor); Marvin A. Sweeney (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108703130
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the religions of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world. The fourteen essays in Volume 1 begin in the third millennium BCE with the Su... .... Learn More
  3. Greek and Roman Religions

    Greek and Roman Religions [Paperback]

    Rebecca I. Denova (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9781118542958
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Ancient Religions
    Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region's ancient religious practices. The author--a noted expert in the field--explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of ancient life and highlights the origins of myth, r... .... Learn More
  4. Myth, Literature, and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature, and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Paperback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107434363
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece - it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More
  5. Popular Religion and Ritual in prehistoric and ancient Greece and the eastern Mediterranean

    Popular Religion and Ritual in prehistoric and ancient Greece and the eastern Mediterranean [Paperback]

    Giorgos Vavouranakis (Editor); Konstantinos Kopanias (Editor); Chrysanthos Kanellopoulos (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781789690453
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This volume features a group of select peer-reviewed papers by an international group of authors, both younger and senior academics and researchers. It has its origins in a conference held at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, whi... .... Learn More
  6. Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices

    Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices [Hardback]

    Valentino Gasparini (Editor); Richard Veymiers (Editor)

    £293.00

    ISBN: 9789004377837
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World
    Volume: 187
    In Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis Valentino Gasparini and Richard Veymiers present a collection of reflections on the individuals and groups which animated one of Antiquity's most dynamic, significant and popular religi... .... Learn More
  7. Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

    Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Greta Hawes (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198831037
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Greek myths are characteristically fabulous; they are full of monsters, metamorphoses, and the supernatural. However, they could be told in other ways as well. This volume charts ancient dissatisfaction with the excesses of myth, and the var... .... Learn More
  8. Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

    Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts [Paperback]

    Richard F. Buxton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198814573
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This work brings together eleven of Richard Buxton's studies of Greek mythology and Greek tragedy, focusing especially on the interrelationship between the two, and their importance to the Greeks themselves. Situating and contextualizing topics ... .... Learn More
  9. Orphic Traditions and the Birth of the Gods

    Orphic Traditions and the Birth of the Gods [Hardback]

    Dwayne A. Meisner (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190663520
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The hatching of the Cosmic Egg, the swallowing of Phanes by Zeus, and the murder of Dionysus by the Titans were just a few of the many stories that appeared in ancient Greek epic poems that were thought to have been written by the legendary singer... .... Learn More
  10. The Impact of the Roman Empire on the Cult of Asclepius

    The Impact of the Roman Empire on the Cult of Asclepius [Hardback]

    Ghislaine van der Ploeg (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004372528
    Published by : Brill - Academic Publishers
    In The Impact of the Roman Empire on The Cult of Asclepius Ghislaine van der Ploeg offers an overview and analysis of how worship of the Graeco-Roman god Asclepius adapted, changed, and was disseminated under the Roman Empire. It is shown that the... .... Learn More

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