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  • Pluralisierungenby Jan-Dirk Müller; Wulf Oesterreicher; Friedrich Vollhardt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    The contributions of this volume discuss the usability of the concept of ?pluralization? as the guiding concept for analyzing the early modern era. The first meaning of pluralization is the increase of the representations of reality which are relevant in an area of life and culture; furthermore this term expresses the emergence of ?new?... more...

  • Religious Dissent in the Roman Empireby Vasily Rudich

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich?s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against the broad background of Second Temple Judaism and... more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 7.99

    To summon a dead religion from its forgotten grave and to make it tell its story, would require an enchanter's wand. Other old faiths, of Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome, are known to us. But in their case liturgies, myths, theogonies, theologies, and the accessories of cult, remain to yield their report of the outward form of human belief and aspiration.... more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Opening Pandora's Boxby Ferdie Addis

    Michael O' Mara Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. This title offers a look at the stories behind the expressions. It provides an introduction to classical mythology, and also offers insights into our language. more...

  • Die Welt der Gothicsby Axel Schmidt

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 39.99

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  • Die Amazonenby Hedwig Appelt

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 16.47

    Diese einzigartige Nacherzählung eines uralten Mythos schildert die Herkunft und Geschichte der Amazonen. Einfühlsam zeichnet Hedwig Appelt das dramatische Schicksal der drei großen Königinnen Hippolyte, Penthesilea und Thalestris nach, die letztlich an ihrer verbotenen Liebe zu den griechischen Helden Theseus, Achilles und Alexander dem Großen zugrunde... more...

  • Der Tod in der Welt der Religionenby Hans-Peter Hasenfratz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 65.44

    Die Frage nach dem Tod und dem Sterben ist allgegenwärtig. Umso wichtiger ist es, über die theologischen Fragen informiert zu sein, die sich mit dem Ende des Lebens verbinden und sich ein Bild davon zu machen, wie andere Kulturen und Religionen mit dieser existentiellen Sache umgehen. Der Band des renommierten Religionswissenschaftlers Hasenfratz greift... more...

  • Einführung in die griechische Götterlehreby Peter Busch; Jürgen Zangenberg

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 109.09

    L. Annaeus Cornutus lebte im 1. Jahrhundert n. Chr. und hatte als stoischer Philosoph in Rom eine große Wirkungsgeschichte. Neben zahlreichen anderen Werken ist vor allem eine ?Einführung in die griechische Götterlehre? unter dem Namen des Cornutus überliefert. Das vergleichsweise kurze Werk, in dem die Mythologie Homers und Hesiods in stoischer Weise... more...