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Edited by Claude Eilers
This volume of papers offers ten perspectives on the way in which ambassadors, embassies, and the institutional apparatuses supporting them contributed to Roman rule. Understanding Roman diplomatic practices can shed light on a wide variety of historical and cultural trends.
Introduction, text and translation, detailed commentary and indices to Aeneid 2 are here offered on a scale not previously attempted and in keeping with the author's previous Virgil commentaries (Aeneid 3, 7 and 11); the volume is aimed primarily at scholars, rather than undergraduates.
The tenacity of medieval animal iconography in the Renaissance, disguised under the veil of genre, narrative and allegory, is demonstrated in this book. A comprehensive introduction to sources precedes case studies illustrating traditional animal symbolism in Renaissance masterpieces.
Author: Jaime Alvar Translator and editor: Richard Gordon
The relative sophistication of the three major 'Oriental cults' of the Roman Empire, combining unfamiliar myth with distinctive ritual, enabled them, like Early Christianity, to offer a properly ethical salvation in the Weberian sense.
edited by Ted Kaizer
This interdisciplinary collection of articles brings out the variety of local and regional patterns of worship in the Near East, and in this manner contributes to our quest for understanding the polytheistic cults of the region as a whole.
edited by Johannes Hahn, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter
Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception in late antiquity. Archaeologists, historians, and historians of religion seek an appropriate larger perspective on the phenomenon ...
Edited by Rieuwerd Buitenwerf, Harm W. Hollander and Johannes Tromp
This collection of essays by leading experts in New Testament scholarship addresses core themes in the study of early Christianity. It is dedicated to Henk Jan de Jonge (Emeritus Professor in the New Testament, Leiden University) in honour of his important contributions to the field of New ...
Edited by Patrick Gray and Gail R. O’Day
This volume contains twenty-two essays in honor of Carl R. Holladay, whose work on the interaction between early Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism has had a considerable impact on the study of the New Testament.
Edited by Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta
This collection of 46 essays in honour of Raija Sollamo illuminates the dynamic nature of scripture in the Second Temple Period. The Septuagint as the first biblical translation, the living traditions in the Hebrew scriptures, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are investigated to enrich our knowledge of ...
William J. Courtenay
Against the background of changing assessments of Nominalism and its meanings before Ockham, this book examines the reception of Ockham’s thought at Oxford and Paris, the crisis over Ockhamism at Paris around 1340, and the legacy of Ockhamist thought into the sixteenth century.
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