Religion

Items 11 to 20 of 20 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2

Set Ascending Direction
  1. Ancient Oracles

    Ancient Oracles [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780300140422
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Herodotus tells us that when Croesus, the king of Lydia, asked the Delphic Oracle whether he should attack the Persians, he was told that if he did so he would destroy a great empire. Delighted, he proceeded with the invasion, but the empire th... .... Learn More
  2. Classical Mythology

    Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    M. P. O. Morford (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780195397703
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A good introduction to Greek and Roman mythology based largely on literary works, although with some mention of art and architecture. The authors divide their subject according to the myths of creation, the Greek sagas, the nature of Roman myth... .... Learn More
  3. Civic Rites

    Civic Rites: Democracy and Religion in Ancient Athens [Paperback]

    Nancy Evans (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.95

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780520262034
    Published by : University of California Press
    This book makes a strong case for the importance of religious practices in Classical Athens, showing how thoroughly ritual was integrated into the city's democratic institutions and civic life. To this end Nancy Evans takes an in depth look at ... .... Learn More
  4. Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult

    Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult: Context, Ritual & Iconography [Hardback]

    Jesper Jensen (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9788779342538
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    The papers in this volume illustrate the interplay between the studies of classical archaeology, religion, history, and musicology. The eight papers by the young scholars and their Nestor, Richard Hamilton, offer a fresh look at various aspects of... .... Learn More
  5. Mysteries of the Oracles

    Mysteries of the Oracles [Paperback]

    Philipp Vandenberg (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9781845114022
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    In a first person narrative Philipp Vandenberg recounts his travels to the sites of the fifteen ancient oracles, and explores the history of archaeological research, as well as how the oracles functioned and how they were perceived by contemporaries. .... Learn More
  6. Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece

    Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Corinne Ondine Pache (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780252029295
    Published by : University of Illinois Press
    Babies and children may seem the most unlikely heroes but they frequently appear in ancient Greek literature, iconography and religious practices from the 5th century BC onwards. This book explores why this was so. In studying literary, pictori... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Consolatory Rhetoric

    Consolatory Rhetoric: Grief, Symbol and Ritual in the Greco-Roman Era [Hardback]

    Donovan J. Ochs (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780872498853
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Consolatory Rhetoric explores Greco-Roman funeral rituals to reveal how opposing symbols functioned rhetorically to comfort communities afflicted by the death of one of their members. While the bulk of rhetorical criticism interprets written te... .... Learn More
  9. On Pagans, Jews, and Christians

    On Pagans, Jews, and Christians [Paperback]

    Arnaldo Momigliano (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780819562180
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Arnaldo Momigliano is the greatest contemporary scholar of the history and historiography of classical civilization. M.I. Finley has written in the New Statesman that "there is no one alive today who knows the subject as he does." On Pagans, Jews... .... Learn More
  10. A Sanctuary of Zeus on Mount Hymettos

    A Sanctuary of Zeus on Mount Hymettos [Paperback]

    Merle K. Langdon (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780876615164
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 16
    This is the final publication of a small open-air sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Hymettos above Athens, excavated between the World Wars by Carl Blegen and Rodney Young. The finds reflect two periods of activity: from 950 to 575 B.C. (many domestic cups... .... Learn More

Items 11 to 20 of 20 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2

Set Ascending Direction
[profiler]
Memory usage: real: 18087936, emalloc: 17643736
Code ProfilerTimeCntEmallocRealMem