Books in category Religion – Antiquities & Archaeology

  • Identifying Biblical Persons in Northwest Semitic Inscriptions of 1200 539 B C E

    Identifying Biblical Persons in Northwest Semitic Inscriptions of 1200-539 B.C.E.
    Lawrence J. Mykytiuk

    This book applies this system in detail to a small number of Hebrew inscriptions, the Mesa Inscription, and the Tel Dan stele.

  • 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.

  • Magie und Ritual bei Apollonios Rhodios

    Magie und Ritual bei Apollonios Rhodios
    Ingo Schaaf

    The present study extensively explores this material with special emphasis on its function in the Argonautica. Based on this complementary methodological presentation, the book is geared to both religious historians and literary 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.

  • Creating a Common Polity

    Creating a Common Polity
    Emily Mackil

    In the first book in fifty years to tackle the rise of these so-called Greek federal states, Emily Mackil charts a complex, fascinating map of how shared religious practices and long-standing economic interactions faciliated political …

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

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