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Edité par Christophe Batsch et Mădălina Vârtejanu-Joubert
An accurate picture of ancient religious studies: all papers stress historiography, anthropological history, and philology. Topics range from Mesopotamia to Christianism and rabbinic Judaism. The result is to offer an ambitious and comparatist status quaestionis for today.
Albert de Jong
This volume is intended as a contribution to the history of Zoroastrianism. It attempts to show the diversity of beliefs and practices of ancient Zoroastrianism by analysing and interpreting all classical references to the religion of the ancient Persians.
Andrew D. Gross
This book argues that Aramaic scribes from antiquity drew upon a common legal tradition. It identifies the distinctive elements that form the core of this tradition and traces their antecedents within the cuneiform record.
This book evaluates the methods often used for finding the origin of the Samaritans, assesses well known and new material, and suggests that the decisive event was the construction of the temple on Mount Gerizim in the first part of the fourth century b.c.e.
Mark S. Smith and Wayne T. Pitard
The Ugaritic Baal Cycle, Volume II provides a new edition, translation and commentary on the third and fourth tablets of the Baal Cycle, the most important religious text found at Ugarit.
Edited by Juan Carlos Moreno García, CNRS
The book provides an up-to-date overview of the structure, organization and evolution of the pharaonic administration from its origins to the middle of the first millennium BCE. General descriptions are supplemented by specific analysis of key archives, practices and institutions.
Aicha Rahmouni. Translated by J.N. Ford
This study of the divine epithets in the Ugaritic alphabetic cuneiform texts from Ras Shamra and Ras Ibn Hani provides a new and comprehensive analysis of the epithets of the individual Ugaritic deities.
Taking a historical and comparative perspective, the book analyses current attempts of regime change in various parts of the world, their intended and unintended consequences, as well as moral, legal and political aspects of external interference in internal processes.
Georghios M. Pikis
The book analyses the concept and application of justice in every domain of life. Justice has a universal character, relevant to every part of the world. Deviation from its norms brings injustice entailing denigration of human nature in all its expressions. The book is worth reading by everyone ...
Edited by Alice Mouton CNRS, Ian Rutherford Reading University, and Ilya Yakubovich Moscow State University
The Luwians inhabited Anatolia and Syria some three thousand years ago. The present collective volume addresses the questions of their homeland, material and spiritual culture, and relationship with neighbors. It strives to promote Luwian studies as a new interdisciplinary research field.
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