Books in category Religion – Ancient

  • Death Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity

    Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity
    Jon Davies

    Drawing on the sociological theory of Max Weber, this volume charts the significance of death to the emerging religious cults in the pre-Christian and early Christian world.

  • Genesis 15

    Genesis 15
    John Ha

    The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fĂĽr die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) covers all areas of research into the Old Testament, focusing on the Hebrew Bible, its early and later forms in Ancient Judaism, as well as its branching …

  • Rejoice Dear Zion

    Rejoice, Dear Zion!
    Magnar Kartveit

    Parlance in grammars, dictionaries, commentaries and textbooks is often confusing. The present book seeks to remedy this defect by treating all relevant expressions from a linguistic point of view.

  • Connection Of The Ancient Mystical Traditions Of The Indigenous Peoples Of The Americas With The Catalog Of Human Population

    Connection Of The Ancient Mystical Traditions Of The Indigenous Peoples Of The Americas With The Catalog Of Human Population
    Andrey Davydov, Olga Skorbatyuk

    According to some researchers, it appeared in the 20th century BC. This book has been decrypted in the 80s of the 20th century in Russia by the researcher Andrey Davydov.

  • The Wisdom Instructions in the Book of Tobit

    The Wisdom Instructions in the Book of Tobit
    Francis M. Macatangay

    Despite the resurgence of scholarly interest in the Book of Tobit in recent years, an important aspect of this deuterocanonical book has been largely overlooked.

  • RĂ tribution et intercession dans le DeutĂ ronome

    Rétribution et intercession dans le Deutéronome
    Vincent Sénéchal

    In this book Vincent Sénéchal presents a detailed inquiry to solve an enigma: Why does the retelling of the Golden Calf narrative in Deut. 9-10 keep silent on the punishments described in the original account of Exod. 32-34?

  • Literatur und Religion 1

    Literatur und Religion, 1
    Anton Bierl, Rebecca Lämmle, Katharina Wesselmann

    Mythisch-rituelle Strukturen im Text (Castelen-Augst bei Basel, 16.-20.03.2005) und zwei zusätzliche Aufsätze. Zugleich bilden die beiden Volumina den Auftakt der neuen Basler altertumswissenschaftlichen Reihe MythosEikonPoiesis.

  • Tales of Lights and Shadows

    Tales of Lights and Shadows
    Robert Ellwood

    Tales of Lights and Shadows offers a fresh approach to the traditional mythology and literature of the afterlife, centering on tensions and polarities in the afterlife concepts: bright vs. dismal, heaven vs. reincarnation, theocentric vs. …

  • From Olympus to Camelot

    From Olympus to Camelot
    David Leeming

    From the stories suggested by the great cave paintings of the Paleolithic period to the thought experiments of modern scientists, From Olympus to Camelot provides a sweeping history of the development of the rich and varied European …

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh Selected Readings from its Original Early Arabic Language

    The Epic of Gilgamesh: Selected Readings from its Original Early Arabic Language
    Saad D. Abulhab

    The pioneering work presented in this book introduces the earliest known literary and mythology work in the world, the Epic of Gilgamesh, in its actual language: early Classical Arabic.

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