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.

  • Vestal Virgins Sibyls and Matrons

    Vestal Virgins, Sibyls, and Matrons
    Sarolta A. Takács

    In this book, Sarolta A. Takács offers a sweeping overview of Roman women's roles and functions in religion and, by extension, in Rome's history and culture from the republic through the empire.

  • The Imperial Cult in the Latin West

    The Imperial Cult in the Latin West
    Duncan Fishwick

    This volume concludes the series with an apparatus. The list of Abbreviated Titles comprises all Abbreviations used throughout the four Parts while the Bibliography consolidates the books and articles cited in the four sets of References.

  • 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.

  • Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity

    Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity
    Sara Raup Johnson

    The author goes on to present a focal in-depth analysis of one text, Third Maccabees. Maintaining that this is a late Hellenistic, not a Roman, work Johnson traces important themes in Third Maccabees within a broader literary context.

  • 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.

  • 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

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