Books in category Religion – Ancient

  • Bronze Age Eleusis and the Origins of the Eleusinian Mysteries

    Bronze Age Eleusis and the Origins of the Eleusinian Mysteries
    Michael B. Cosmopoulos

    This book provides a synthesis of the archaeology of Eleusis during the Bronze Age, reconstructing the origins and early development of the Eleusinian Mysteries.

  • Miracles in Greco Roman Antiquity

    Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity
    Wendy Cotter

    This collection will be of interest to readers interested in miracle narratives from all parts of the Greco-Roman world.

  • Eternal Egypt

    Eternal Egypt
    Richard J. Reidy

    This is a practical intermediate level text for those wishing to worship the great deities of ancient Egypt in as authentic a manner as possible, and by so doing tap into the great spiritual heritage that sustained Egyptian culture for over …

  • Stru n úvod do teorie m tu

    Stručný úvod do teorie mýtu
    Robert A. Segal

    Robert A. Segal se v této knize na velmi skromné ploše pokouší seznámit čtenáře s možnými teoretickými přístupy ke zkoumání a výkladu mýtu napříč nejrůznějšími vědními obory: pojednává o sporu mezi vědeckým a …

  • Rethinking Greek Religion

    Rethinking Greek Religion
    Julia Kindt

    Explores 'polis religion' – a leading paradigm in current studies on ancient Greek religion – and shows ways of moving beyond it.

  • G ttliche Providenz und menschliche Verantwortung bei Ben Sira und in der Fr hen Stoa

    Göttliche Providenz und menschliche Verantwortung bei Ben Sira und in der Frühen Stoa
    Ursel Wicke-Reuter

    Die Autorin befasst sich mit dem jüdischen Gelehrten Ben Sira und mit der stoischen Philosophie.

  • Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt

    Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt
    Rosalie David

    Arranged chronologically, this book provides a fascinating introduction to the world of half-human/ half-animal gods and goddesses; death rituals, the afterlife and mummification; the cult of sacred animals, pyramids, magic and medicine.

  • Hold Your Own

    Hold Your Own
    Kate Tempest

    Walking in the forest one morning, a young man disturbs two copulating snakes – and is punished by the goddess Hera, who turns him into a woman. This is only the beginning of his journey . . .

  • The Great Name

    The Great Name
    Ronald J. Leprohon

    This volume includes all rulers’ names from the so-called Dynasty 0 (ca. 3200 B.C.E.) to the last Ptolemaic ruler in the late first century B.C.E., offered in transliteration and English translation with an introduction and notes.

  • Magika Hiera

    Magika Hiera
    Christopher A. Faraone, Dirk Obbink

    This collection challenges the tendency among scholars of ancient Greece to see magical and religious ritual as mutually exclusive and to ignore "magical" practices in Greek religion.

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