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A handbook of ancient religions

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John R. Hinnells.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsHinnells, John R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL41 .H325 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 610 p. :
    Number of Pages610
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17986356M
    ISBN 100521847125
    ISBN 109780521847124
    LC Control Number2006036013

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Hinnells Index Index. Aaron, high priest of Israeldescendantsabangan (Javanese folk religion) Abdera, Thrace Map ,– Abel (biblical figure) aboriginal peoples Abr(ah)am , Abu Ghurab, Egypt Mesopotamian religion includes certain beliefs and practices of the Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians and other peoples who lived at various times in different parts of ancient Mesopotamia, the region corresponding roughly to modern Iraq, from the.

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religions than post-ancient. Some hundred and forty scholars contributed to Religions of the Ancient World, nineteen of whom are represented in this volume.

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Each chapter provides not only key information about its subject but also reflection on the developments in the scholarship in that area, with a special. Hinnells has collected eleven essays, each of ab words, on Paleolithic art and religion, ancient Egypt, Ugarit, Mesopotamia, ancient Israel to the fall of the Second Temple, Greece, the Roman Empire, ancient Europe, the Indus civilization, ancient China, and Aztec and Inca civilizations.

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