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  • Civic Priestsby Marietta Horster; Anja Klöckner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Images and inscriptions indicate how priests and cult personnel saw themselves and were viewed by others. Cultural records like dedications, honorific statues and decrees are central to understanding how the roles of priests and priestesses were constructed in social and political terms in post-classical Athens. The approaches in this... more...

  • Tracing Orpheusby Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui; Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal; Eugenio R. Luján Martínez; Raquel Martín Hernández; Marco Antonio Santamaría Álvarez; Sofía Torallas Tovar

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    This volume sheds light on the most relevant pieces of evidence for ancient Orphism, collected in the recent edition by Alberto Bernabé. It contains 65 short new studies on Orphic fragments by leading international scholars who comment one of the most controversial phenomena in Antiquity from a plurality of perspectives. Readers will... more...

  • Talmuda de-Eretz Israelby Steven Fine; Aaron Koller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    This book brings together historians, literature scholars, and archaeologists to explore how the integrated study of rabbinic texts and material culture increases our understanding of the complex nature of rabbinic culture. Steering away from 20th-century trends stressing disjunction between archaeology and rabbinic literature, this book... more...

  • Digging Through the Bibleby Richard A. Freund

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 19.99

    Digging Through the Bible shares new information about the Holy Land that can provide a powerful connection between past history and present faith. Join celebrated archaeologist and rabbi Richard Freund as he takes readers through digs he has led, searching for evidence about key biblical characters and events. From Moses and the Israelite Exodus to... more...

  • Walking the Bibleby Bruce Feiler

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    Both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible describes one man's epic odyssey?by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel?through the greatest stories every told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to touching the burning bush, Bruce Feiler's inspiring journey will forever change your view of some of history's most... more...

  • The Search for Nefertitiby Joann Fletcher

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Her power was rivaled only by her beauty. Her face has become one of the most recognizable images in the world. She was an independent woman and thinker centuries before her time. But who was Egypt's Queen Nefertiti? After years of intense research, Dr. Joann Fletcher has answered the questions countless researchers before her could not. While studying... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrollsby Timothy H. Lim; John J. Collins

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 49.99

    In 1947 the first of the Dead Sea Scroll discoveries was made near the site of Qumran, at the northern end of the Dead Sea. Despite the much publicized delays in the publication and editing of the Scrolls, practically all of them had been made public by the time of the fiftieth anniversary of the first discovery. That occasion was marked by a spate... more...

  • The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Floodby Irving Finkel

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    In THE ARK BEFORE NOAH, British Museum expert Dr Irving Finkel reveals how decoding the symbols on a 4,000 year old piece of clay enable a radical new interpretation of the Noah's Ark myth. A world authority on the period, Dr Finkel's enthralling real-life detective story began with a most remarkable event at the British Museum - the arrival one day... more...

  • City of Demonsby Dayna S. Kalleres

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00

    Although it would appear in studies of late antique ecclesiastical authority and power that scholars have covered everything, an important aspect of the urban bishop has long been neglected: his role as demonologist and exorcist. When the emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the realm, bishops and priests everywhere struggled ... more...