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  1. 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)

    Regular Price: £22.99

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    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
  2. 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)

    Regular Price: £110.00

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    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
  3. Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama

    Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama: Regional Development & Religious Interchange Between East & West in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9788772888798
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    Volume: 4
    This well-illustrated book thoroughly investigates the relations between East and West in the Ancient world as seen through the lens of ancient religious practices. The author has concentrated on one aspect of the cult, the ritual drama, and its s... .... Learn More
  4. Female Mobility and Gendered Space in Ancient Greek Myth

    Female Mobility and Gendered Space in Ancient Greek Myth [Hardback]

    Ariadne Konstantinou (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9781474256766
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Women's mobility is central to understanding cultural constructions of gender. Regarding ancient cultures, including ancient Greece, a re-evaluation of women's mobility within the household and beyond it is currently taking place. This invites an ... .... Learn More
  5. Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

    Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis [Paperback]

    Richard Buxton (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198706991
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this illustrated study Richard Buxton analyses Greek literary narratives and visual representations of the metamorphosis of humans and gods, as evidenced from Homer to Nonnos. Such tales have become familiar in their Ovidian dress, as in the be... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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

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    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
  8. Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

    Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations [Hardback]

    Robert Parker (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780520293946
    Published by : University of California Press
    From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century BC, gods bearing Greek names were worshipped everywhe... .... Learn More
  9. Votive Reliefs

    Votive Reliefs [Hardback]

    Carol L. Lawton (Author)

    £130.00

    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
  10. The Anatomy of Myth

    The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers [Hardback]

    Michael Herren (Author)

    Regular Price: £59.00

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    ISBN: 9780190606695
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Anatomy of Myth is a comprehensive study of the different methods of interpreting myths developed by the Greeks, adopted by the Romans, and eventually passed to Jewish and Christian interpreters of the Bible. Methods of myth interpretation are... .... Learn More

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