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Editors: Shaul Shaked and Siam Bhayro
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.
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.
Ben H.L. van Gessel
The Onomasticon of the Hittite Pantheon by Ben van Gessel was published in 1998. In three years time the work has established itself as the ultimate comprehensive reference work concerning the Hittite pantheon. With the publication of Part Three, the main work will be made accessible to the ...
Ben H.L. van Gessel
This Onomasticon is an indispensable reference work listing the Hittite gods as known from primary sources. Besides the listing of the proper names of the deities, all other available information on their cults as well as actual location in the texts and relevant literature is given.
This book uses insights from religious studies, literary theory, and the history of science for understanding the Sumerian composition Nanše and the Birds in the context of the Old Babylonian scribal school. It contains editions of all the relevant Sumerian texts.
Matthew Rutz, Brown University
In Bodies of Knowledge in Ancient Mesopotamia Matthew Rutz investigates how libraries and archives can be used to study ancient diviners, an approach illustrated using one family’s cuneiform tablet collection from Emar on the Syrian Euphrates (ca. 1375-1175 BCE).
Mary Boyce and Frantz Grenet
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