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  • Den Religionen auf der Spurby Claudius Müller

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 57.23

    Die Trommel eines Schamanen, die Hand der Fatima oder der Angelhaken des Maui - die Religionen der Welt äußern sich in ganz unterschiedlichen Kultgegenständen. Claudius Müller stellt in seinem Band einige besonders eindrucksvolle religiöse Objekte vor und präsentiert sie in ihrem kulturellen Zusammenhang. Sein Buch ist ein Streifzug durch die Religionen... more...

  • Cretan Sanctuaries and Cultsby Mieke Prent

    BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00

    This volume offers a contextual study of sanctuaries and cults in Crete in the transitional period from the end of the Late Bronze Age into the Archaic period (c.1200 to 600 BC). It provides a dynamic picture of the interplay of religious tradition and societal change in a period long considered a 'Dark Age' by Classical scholarship. more...

  • When Atheism Becomes Religionby Chris Hedges

    Free Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author of American Fascists and the NBCC finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning comes this timely and compelling work about new atheists: those who attack religion to advance the worst of global capitalism, intolerance and imperial projects. Chris Hedges, who graduated from seminary at Harvard... more...

  • Antike Mythenby Ueli Dill; Christine Walde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 293.00

    Contributions by respected European and American scholars from the field of classical and religious studies are collected in this volume. It is a representative selection of contemporary research on myths, the forms they can take, and their transformation in various environments and ages. more...

  • Romanising Oriental Godsby Richard Gordon; Jaime Alvar

    BRILL 2008; US$ 221.00

    Argues that the alternative accounts emerging significantly underestimate the role of three major cults, of Cybele and Attis, Isis and Serapis, and Mithras. more...

  • Votives, Places and Rituals in Etruscan Religionby Margarita Gleba; Hilary Becker

    BRILL 2008; US$ 151.00

    Considering votive, mortuary and secular rituals, this volume offers a contribution to the study of Etruscan culture and gathers material, interpretations and approaches to the areas of Etruscan religion. more...

  • Instructions for the Netherworldby Alberto Bernabé; Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts. more...

  • La romanisation des dieuxby Alain Cadotte

    BRILL 2006; US$ 221.00

    Most of the so called Roman deities of North Africa were disguised Libyo-Punic gods. In a global approach of the Roman-African pantheon, using all the available sources, this book investigates on the real identities of each deity worshiped in this area of the Roman Empire. more...

  • The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greeceby Marguerite Rigoglioso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 42.00

    This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders. more...

  • Celtic Mythology A to Zby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Celtic Mythology A to Z is a clearly written, illustrated guide to the characters, objects, and places that make up the mythic lore of the Celtic peoples of Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Wales. With hundreds of entries providing definitions, explanations, and descriptions of the major stories, gods and goddesses, places, and beliefs, this... more...