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.

  • 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.

  • Gender and Material Culture

    Gender and Material Culture
    Roberta Gilchrist

    Reveals, through a close comparison of monasteries for men and women, stark contrasts in the social and economic status of these religious foundations. The book provides the first complete case study in the applied archaeology of gender.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Earliest Christian Artifacts

    The Earliest Christian Artifacts
    Larry W. Hurtado

    Much attention has been paid to the words of the earliest Christian canonical and extracanonical texts, yet Larry Hurtado points out that an even more telling story is being overlooked — the story of the physical texts themselves.

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