Books in category Religion – Antiquities & Archaeology

  • Kykeon

    Hendrik Simon Versnel, Herman F. J. Horstmanshoff

    A collection of nine papers on ancient religion, presented by leading scholars.

  • Oedipus Philosopher

    Oedipus, Philosopher
    Jean-Joseph Goux

    This book answers 'yes', arguing that instead of the Oedipus complex explaining the myth, the Oedipus myth explains the complex.

  • Symbols

    comte Eugène Goblet d’Alviella

    This remarkable classic by a world expert on the evolution and migration of symbols explains in detail what a symbol is, how it served a culture, developed or fell into disuse.

  • Walking the Bible

    Walking the Bible
    Bruce Feiler

    Both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible describes one man's epic odyssey—by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel—through the greatest stories ever told.

  • King Manasseh and Child Sacrifice

    King Manasseh and Child Sacrifice
    Francesca Stavrakopoulou

    The Hebrew Bible portrays King Manasseh and child sacrifice as the most reprehensible person and the most objectionable practice within the story of 'Israel'.

  • Unwrapping the Pharaohs

    Unwrapping the Pharaohs
    John Ashton, David Down

    Authors David Down and John Ashton present a groundbreaking new chronology in Unwrapping the Pharaohs that supports the biblical account.

  • 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).

  • Light from the Ancient Past Vol 1

    Light from the Ancient Past, Vol. 1
    Jack Finegan

    These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

  • The Orphic Hymns

    The Orphic Hymns
    Apostolos N. Athanassakis, Benjamin M. Wolkow

    The hymns presented in this book were anonymously composed somewhere in Asia Minor, most likely in the middle of the third century AD. At this turbulent time, the Hellenic past was fighting for its survival, while the new Christian faith …

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