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Text and artifact in the religions of Mediterranean antiquity

essays in honour of Peter Richardson

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Published by Published for the Canadian Corp. for Studies in Religion = Corp. canadienne des sciences religieuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. -- History of contemporary events.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- History of Biblical events.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Histoire des événements contemporains.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Histoire des événements bibliques.,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Critique, interprétation, etc.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.,
  • Jews in the New Testament.,
  • Église -- Histoire -- ca 30-600 (Église primitive),
  • Judaïsme -- Histoire -- 586 av. J.-C.-210 (Période postexilique),
  • Juifs dans le Nouveau Testament.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Stephen G. Wilson and Michel Desjardins.
    SeriesStudies in Christianity and Judaism =, Études sur le christianisme et le judaïsme ;, 9, Studies in Christianity and Judaism ;, 9.
    ContributionsDesjardins, Michel R. 1951-, Richardson, Peter, 1935-, Wilson, S. G., Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2410 .T49 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 612 p. :
    Number of Pages612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3627443M
    ISBN 100889203563
    LC Control Number2002416264
    OCLC/WorldCa43791250

    Since antiquity, thousands of religions, cults, and beliefs have evolved alongside mankind. The study of ancient shrines and artifacts allow archaeologists to confirm what is only mentioned in scriptures and find out more about extinct religions. Besides the expected scars of persecution, the religious sector of archaeology regularly produce the unexpected, out-of-place objects, and new facts.   Some historical artifacts are destined forever to alter how the ancient world is perceived. The unearthing in today’s Iraq (in ) of a clay cylinder-shaped decree from Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, stands in the same tradition of game-changing discoveries from antiquity as Hammurabi’s famous law code or Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern.

    [1] I return here to an emphasis that I expressed in "The Earliest Evidence of an Emerging Christian Material and Visual Culture: The Codex, the Nomina Sacra and the Staurogram," in Text and Artifact in the Religions of Mediterranean Antiquity: Essays in Honour of Peter Richardson, ed. S. G. Wilson and M. Desjardins (Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid. Challenging the stereotypes and myths that typically characterize students' understanding of antiquity,Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations: From Prehistory to CEfocuses oncontinuityandconnections,along withcultural diffusionandcultural diversity,to show how history is a cumulative process and that numerous themes recur in different times and Edition:

    In The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity, you will meet the fascinating, ancient polytheistic peoples of the Mediterranean and beyond, their many gods and goddesses, and their public and private worship practices, as you come to appreciate the foundational role religion played in their sor Hans-Friedrich Mueller, of Union College in Schenectady, New York, makes. encountering ancient religions What Is Ancient Mediterranean Religion? the book’s editors left them alone as much as possible. Thus, some essays concentrate pri-marily on conveying facts, whereas others produce a synoptic view of the topic at hand, adducing facts only as Size: 3MB.


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Text and Artifact in the Religions of Mediterranean Antiquity: Essays in Honour of Peter Richardson, edited by Stephen G. Wilson and Michel Desjardins. Preface. Partners in Publication. Contributors. Part One: Peter Richardson: Writer and Teacher.

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