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  1. Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives [Hardback]

    Martti Nissinen (Author)

    Regular Price: £95.00

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    ISBN: 9780198808558
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives is the first monograph-length comparative study on prophetic divination in ancient Near Eastern, biblical, and Greek sources. Prophecy is one of the ways humans have believed to beco... .... Learn More
  2. The Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

    The Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Margaret Foster (Author)

    Regular Price: £74.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9780520295001
    Published by : University of California Press
    Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in colonial discourse from the archaic and classical periods. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind this discrepancy and reveals how colonial discours... .... Learn More
  3. Votive Reliefs

    Votive Reliefs [Hardback]

    Carol L. Lawton (Author)

    £130.00

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    ISBN: 9780876612385
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 38
    This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats th... .... Learn More
  4. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the textiles ... .... Learn More
  5. New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens

    New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens [Hardback]

    Jon D. Mikalson (Author)

    Regular Price: £193.00

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    ISBN: 9789004319189
    Published by : BRILL
    Jon D. Mikalson offers for classical and Hellenistic Athens a study of the terminology and contexts of praises of religious actions and artefacts and an investigation of the various authorities in religious activities. The terms of approbation app... .... Learn More
  6. The Homeric Gods

    The Homeric Gods [Paperback]

    Walter Friedrich Otto (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9788857523996
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    Volume: 1
    In many respects, this book is considered to be the best guide ever written on Homeric religion. The analysis by W. F. Otto, while being very careful in terms of interpretation, denotes an open consonance of the author with the spirit - sometimes ... .... Learn More
  7. Poseidon and the Sea

    Poseidon and the Sea [Hardback]

    Seth D. Pevnick (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.50

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    ISBN: 9781907804304
    Published by : D Giles Limited
    This volume is a fascinating exploration of the myths and iconography of the Greek god Poseidon and the cult objects offered to him in his numerous manifestations across the Mediterranean world. Using over 50 objects from Tampa Museum of Art's int... .... Learn More
  8. The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

    The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Jörg Rupke (Editor)

    Regular Price: £132.50

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    ISBN: 9780199674503
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient religions are usually treated as collective and political phenomena and, apart from a few towering figures, the individual religious agent has fallen out of view. Addressing this gap, the essays in this volume focus on the individual and i... .... Learn More
  9. Sibyls

    Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Jorge Guillermo (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9781468306842
    Published by : Overlook Press
    From myth to myth, and over thousands of years, few archetypes have so captured the imaginations of readers as that of the Sibyl. Sibyls—from the Greek word for prophetess—commanded a remarkable amount of respect and devotion in the ancient world ... .... Learn More
  10. Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity

    Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity [Paperback]

    Maureen Carroll (Editor); John Peter Wild (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781445603001
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it. It is a human reaction to cover the dead with textiles. This volume presents the results of new and ground-breaking research in the UK and abroad on clothing an... .... Learn More

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