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  1. Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion: Volume I: Early Greek Religion

    Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion: Volume I: Early Greek Religion [Hardback]

    Andrej Petrovic (Author)

    Regular Price: £66.00

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    ISBN: 9780198768043
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Was Ancient Greek religion really 'mere ritualism'? Early Christians denounced the pagans for the disorderly plurality of their cults, and reduced Greek religion to ritual and idolatry; protestant theologians condemned the pagan 'religion of form'... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus

    Between Tarhuntas and Zeus Polieus: Cultural Crossroads in the Temples and Cults of Graeco-Roman Anatolia [Hardback]

    Carlos Molina Valero (Editor); Joan Pablo Sanchez Hernandez (Editor); Marie-Paz de Hoz (Editor)

    Regular Price: £91.00

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    ISBN: 9789042932654
    Published by : Peeters Press
    Anatolia is an area of the ancient world with a remarkable borderland character between the Greek and the Near Eastern worlds. The present book studies several ancient Anatolian cults and sanctuaries, focusing on the process of interaction between... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Hellenistic Sanctuaries

    Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome [Hardback]

    Milena Melfi (Editor); Olympia Bobou (Editor)

    Regular Price: £88.00

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    ISBN: 9780199654130
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Sanctuaries were at the heart of Greek religious, social, political, and cultural life, however, we have a limited understanding of how sanctuary spaces, politics, and rituals intersected in the Greek cities of the Hellenistic and Republican perio... .... Learn More
  6. Battling the Gods

    Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780307958327
    Published by : Alfred A Knopf
    How new is atheism? Long before the Enlightenment sowed seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, so the lively free-thinking voi... .... Learn More
  7. Treasure Map: A Guide to the Delian Inventories

    Treasure Map: A Guide to the Delian Inventories [Paperback]

    Richard Hamilton (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.95

    Special Price: £28.00

    ISBN: 9780472036288
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    In the fourth century b.c.e., the Athenians introduced to the sacred isle of Delos the habit of making marble inscriptions that noted oinventorieso of goods in religious precincts. These inscriptions are now quite damaged and badly preserved, but ... .... Learn More
  8. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  9. Gods Rich in Praise

    Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

    Christopher Metcalf (Author)

    Regular Price: £76.00

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    ISBN: 9780198723363
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Many scholars today believe that early Greek literature, as represented by the great poems of Homer and Hesiod, was to some extent inspired by texts from the neighbouring civilizations of the ancient Near East, especially Mesopotamia. It is true t... .... Learn More
  10. Smoke Signals for the Gods

    Smoke Signals for the Gods [Paperback]

    F. S. Naiden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190232719
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Animal sacrifice has been critical to the study of ancient Mediterranean religions since the nineteenth century. Recently, two theories have dominated the subject of sacrifice: the psychological and ethological approach of Walter Burkert and the s... .... Learn More

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