Books in category Religion – Antiquities & Archaeology

  • From the Maccabees to the Mishnah

    From the Maccabees to the Mishnah
    Shaye J. D. Cohen

    This book explores the period from the 160s to 63 B.C.E., when the Maccabees ruled the Jews, up to the publication of the Mishnah in the second century C.E.

  • Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece

    Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece
    Corinne Ondine Pache

    She argues that the stories, songs, and sanctuaries honoring these heroes express parental fears and guilt about children's death."–BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

  • Tyndaris e il suo territorio I

    Tyndaris e il suo territorio I
    Fasolo Michele

    Il volume è il primo di una ricerca finalizzata alla ricostruzione del paesaggio culturale e alla comprensione delle vicende storiche del comprensorio dell’antica Tyndaris (Tindari, comune di Patti in provincia di Messina).

  • 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.

  • The Myths of Greece Rome

    The Myths of Greece & Rome
    H. A. Guerber, Hélène Adeline Guerber

    Retelling of the principal myths of Greece and Rome, with commentary on their origins and significance, and including illustrations, genealogical map, and a glossary.

  • The Roman Goddess Ceres

    The Roman Goddess Ceres
    Barbette Stanley Spaeth

    In this thematic study of the Roman goddess Ceres, Barbette Spaeth explores the rich complexity of meanings and functions that grew up around the goddess from the prehistoric period to the Late Roman Empire.

  • Pollution and Religion in Ancient Rome

    Pollution and Religion in Ancient Rome
    Jack J. Lennon

    A detailed study of pollution and impurity in Roman religion, offering new theories on a previously neglected, yet vital, subject.

  • Cities and Priests

    Cities and Priests
    Marietta Horster, Anja Klöckner

    These texts and images indicate how the priests and priestesses saw themselves and were viewed by others.

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    Агентство «Острый нюх». По следам преступлений
    Кира Стрельникова

    Алена – оборотень редкого вида, белый полярный песец, живет и работает в Питере, занимается расследованиями необычных …

  • Palestine in the Time of Jesus

    Palestine in the Time of Jesus
    Kenneth C. Hanson, Douglas E. Oakman

    This new printing augments the text with multiple features on an accompanying CD-ROM.

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