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Maria Grazia Lancellotti
This volume deals with the figure of Attis and aims to reconsider the mythical and cultic information about this character, studying the processes of "construction" and "reconstruction" that contributed to the moulding of the different forms of Attis that developed as a result of various demands ...
This original study is the first attempt to map the extent and principal features of the provincial priesthood in the Latin west in the period from the reign of Augustus down to the mid third century A.D.
This original study is the first attempt to piece together an overall picture of the origins and historical development of provincial cults in the Latin west in the period from the reign of Augustus down to the mid third century A.D.
This is the first monograph of the well-known genre of Nilotic landscapes in the Roman world providing new conclusions on the genre itself as well as discussing the role and meaning of Aegyptiaca Romana in general.
Edited by H.F.J. Horstmanshoff, H.W. Singor, F. van Straten and J.H.M. Strubbe
A collection of nine papers on ancient religion, presented by leading scholars. The studies are based on various sources and cover a wide range of subjects: myth and ritual, festivals, sacrifice; they offer new insights on general theory and the progress of scholarship.
Edited by Gerard Wiegers, in association with Jan Platvoet
This volume gathers essays written by seventeen specialists in the science of religions. It focuses on the social, cultural, institutional, and political contexts of the Study of Religions in resp. modern France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, the USA, Turkey, Israel, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, ...
Lourens P. van den Bosch
Friedrich Max Müller was one of the great scholars of the nineteenth century. His studies on the history and nature of religion were of great interest to both scholarly and more popular circles, and he was for a long time an influential figure in the cultural life of Victorian Britain. ...
Edited by Albert I. Baumgarten
The volume consists of collected papers from Taubes Minerva Center for Religious Anthropology conferences examining (1) the role of sacrifice in religious experience from a comparative perspective and (2) alternatives to sacrifice.
Inger Marie Okkenhaug
This study which focuses on Anglican mission and women's education in Palestine from 1888 till 1948, gives new insight to the history of women, education and inter-communal relations in Palestine. It also contributs to a more nuanced understanding of Western women's roles within the imperial ...
The introduction sets Isaiah Shembe and the Nazareth Baptist Church in the context of contemporary South African religion, social history and politics and offers a new reading of the importance of place, memory and literacy in the early history of the church. The three texts in Zulu and English, ...
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