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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 52.91
Hauptbeschreibung Hans Lewys 1956 in Kairo erschienenes Buch 'Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Mysticism, Magic and Platonism in the later Roman Empire' hat die Erforschung der Chaldaeischen Orakel angeregt wie kaum ein zweites Werk. Das 50. Jahr seit der Veröffentlichung war der Anlass einer Tagung zu den Chaldaeischen Orakeln, die 2006 in Konstanz... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1995; US$ 90.00
The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at Aberdeen just over a century ago. The first series, published in 1889 (2nd edn, 1894), has long been a classic work. The second and third series were never published, owing to the author's... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 214.00
Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism was expressed by punitive measures such as "godnapping", and by the geographical focus and extent of the material support the Assyrians lavished on favoured polities. This work is devoted to Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1998; US$ 70.00
Critically tests Mowinckel's hypothesis about the 'enthronement festival of Yahweh' and asks whether this theory finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. Petersen tests Sigmund Mowinckel's classical hypothesis about the enthronement festival of Yahweh and especially whether this theory, as urged by the followers of Mowinckel,... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1997; US$ 130.00
A comprehensive discussion of texts concerning the goddess Asherah, as she is portrayed in texts from Ugarit (both epic and ritual texts, as well as the lists of sacrifices), Israel (the Khirbet el-Qom and Kuntillet Ajrud inscriptions) and the Old Testament. The main theses of the book are that two or more divinities carrying the same name but separated... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2004; US$ 130.00
The tablets of poetic mythological texts unearthed during the excavation of Urgarit are here edited and translated to shed new light on the religion and literature of the ancient world. 'The tablets...a.re of great importance for the study of literature and religion in an area of the ancient world which chiefly through the avenue of the Hebrew... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 140.00
This masterly book is the climax of over twenty-five years of study of the impact of Canaanite religion and mythology on ancient Israel and the Old Testament. It is John Day's magnum opus in which he sets forth all his main arguments and conclusions on the subject. The work considers in detail the relationship between Yahweh and the various gods... more...
Studien zu Ritual und Sozialgeschichte im Alten Orient / Studies on Ritual and Society in the Ancient Near EastDe Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00
This volume contains the revised versions of lectures that were delivered by scholars from Germany, England, USA, Finland and, more recently, Russia to the first five international symposia on ancient oriental languages and cultures held between 1998 and 2004 at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Tartu, Estonia. Particular emphasis is placed... more...