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Religion : Antiquities & Archaeology


The Cattle Of The Sun: Cows And Culture In The World Of The Ancient Greeks - Jeremy Mcinerney

Though Greece is traditionally seen as an agrarian society, cattle were essential to Greek communal life, through religious sacrifice and dietary consumption. Cattle were also pivotal in mythology: gods and heroes stole cattle, expected sacrifices......

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The Sacred And The Feminine In Ancient Greece

In classical Greece women were almost entirely excluded from public life. Yet the feminine was accorded a central place in religious thought and ritual.This volume explores the often paradoxical centrality of the feminine in Greek culture, showing......

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45.95 USD
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Goddess And The Warrior - Nanno Marinatos

In this provocative and arresting book, Nanno Marinatos explores the role of the naked goddess and mistress of animals in Greek religion. She examines their eastern origins and discusses their dissemination throughout the mainland and Crete. She a......

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Zeus - Ken Dowden

Sovereign ruler of the universe, controller of the weather, all-seeing father of gods and men: Zeus was the chief deity of the ancient Greek pantheon. His places of worship ranged from the household to Olympia, the greatest of all sanctuaries. His......

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The Legend Of The Septuagint - , David J. Wasserstein

The Septuagint is the most influential of the Greek versions of the Torah. The exact circumstances of its creation are uncertain, but different versions of a legend about the translation have existed since antiquity. Begun with the Letter of Arist......

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The God Who Comes, Dionysian Mysteries Revisited (ebook) - Rosemarie Taylor-perry

The Eleusinian Mysteries were the most widely acclaimed and influential religious cult in the ancient Greek world. For almost 2000 years, the Mystery Rites of Dionysos and associated Hellenic deities drew participants from Rome, Egypt and all arou......

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The Board Game On The Phaistos Disk: Its Siblings Senet And Snake Game, And Its Surviving Sequel The Royal Game Of The Goose - H. Aleff

The Phaistos Disk, a famous archaeological riddle from Bronze Age Crete, was not a writing tablet but a spiral board game track. The pieces of this long unsolved puzzle fall readily into place and tell a fascinating tale when you examine the pret......

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Egyptian Hell: Visions, Tours And Descriptions Of The Infernal Otherworld From Hell-on-line.org

A collection of Egyptian texts on hell, in English translation, including selections from the Book of the Two Ways [Book of the Ways of Rosetau], the Book of the Nether World [Book of Amduat], the Book of Gates, the Book of the Dead [Book of Going......

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The Sacred And The Feminine In Ancient Greece

In classical Greece women were almost entirely excluded from public life. Yet the feminine was accorded a central place in religious thought and ritual.This volume explores the often paradoxical centrality of the feminine in Greek culture, showing......

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41.95 USD
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Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology Of Ancient Greek Secret Cults - Michael B. Cosmopoulos

Religion in ancient Greece had a strong public character and within this public religion, there were special cults - 'mysteries'. This welcome volume showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual and history of Greek mystery cults. Author: Co......

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Apollo - Fritz Graf

From his first attestations in Homer, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinking, Graf examines Greek religion and myth to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world. Author: Graf, Fritz......

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30.95 USD
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The Myths Of Greece And Rome - H. A. Guerber

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text ......

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Gods Of The Cataclysm - Hugh Fox

Iconic author, poet and anthropologist Hugh Fox was connecting the dots on contacts between the ancient cultures, across the globe, in prehistoric and post-Flood eras long before recent evidence surfaced to support his theories. In GODS OF THE CAT......

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Unwrapping The Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms The Biblical Timeline - , David Down

Mummies, pyramids, and pharaohs! The culture and civilization of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated people for centuries. However, in recent years, liberal teachers and professors have used the traditional Egyptian chronology to undermine the t......

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Animals And Humans: Recurrent Symbiosis In Archaeology And Old Norse Religion - Kristina Jennbert

Exploring the relationship between animals and humans in Scandinavia from the Roman Iron Age to the Viking Period, this book interprets Old Norse mythology—in which imaginary creatures with strong characters were invented—and examines th......

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Sacred Sites, Sacred Places

Sacred Sites, Sacred Places explores the concept of 'sacred' and what it means and implies to people in differing cultures. It looks at why people regard some parts of the land as special and why this ascription remains constant in some cultures ......

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Initiation In Ancient Greek Rituals And Narratives: New Critical Perspectives

Initiation has often been accepted as a common phenomenon with a coherent meaning in the Greek world, and seen as the key to understanding a wide range of cultural and literary artefacts - this ground-breaking collection challenges this. Editor: ......

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