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  • Eusebius Schrift 'peri ton topikon onomaton'by Stefan Timm

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Eusebius of Caesarea?s Onomasticon has been an essential source for the topography of the Holy Land. Based on Biblical texts and the works of ancient authors, the Onomasticon is still the starting point for establishing the localization of ancient cities. This new edition corrects many errors in the Klostermann edition (1902) and makes reference to... more...

  • Exploring the Religion of Ancient Israelby Aaron Chalmers

    SPCK 2012; US$ 21.86

    This book aims to give students an introduction to the religious and social world of ancient Israel. It consists of two parts. The first explores the major religious offices mentioned in the Old Testament, including prophets, priests, sages and kings. As well as considering what these key people said and did, the author traces the process someone might... more...

  • The Gnostic Discoveriesby Marvin W. Meyer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Meaning of the Nag Hammadi, now in paperback opens the with the thrilling adventure story of the discovery of the ancient Papyrii at Nag Hammadi. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden treasures in such jars. Greed overcame his fears and when he smashed... more...

  • The Gold of Exodusby Howard Blum

    Simon & Schuster 1999; US$ 9.99

    Mount Sinai. For many, it is the most sacred place on Earththe site where God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments. Yet for centuries, mankind has not known its exact location. In this heart-pounding true story, award-winning journalist and bestselling author Howard Blum tells the enthralling account of two modern-day adventurersLarry Williams,... more...

  • The Great Irish Crossesby Oliver Crilly

    The Columba Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    This book is an introduction to the meaning and mystery of the great crosses of Ireland. more...

  • Greek Religious Terminology - Telete & Orgiaby F L Schuddeboom

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    This volume collects and contextualizes ancient sources containing the terms I"IIII"a1/2 and a1/2"II3II for students of Greek religion. All the original texts, both literary and epigraphical, are accompanied by English translations. more...

  • Late Ancient Knowingby Catherine M. Chin; Moulie Vidas

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00

    In this collection of essays, scholars from a range of disciplines explore the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of these concepts: what did late ancient people know about them, and how was that... more...

  • Libationby Kimani S. K. Nehusi

    UPA 2015; US$ 32.99

    This book concerns the origins, structure, purpose, meaning, and signi?cance of libation, developments and change within the ritual, and its distribution in the Afrikan world. It connects the practice of libation throughout time, connects Afrikans to their social history, and so to themselves, across generations in different spaces and times. more...

  • The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmonyby Roberto Calasso

    Random House 2011; US$ 17.58

    THE MARRIAGE OF CADMUS AND HARMONY is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's METAMORPHOSES directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's re-exploration of the fantastic fables and mysteries we may only think we know explodes the entire world of Greek mythology, pieces it back together, and presents... more...

  • Monumental Baliby A.J. Bernet Kempers

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95

    Monumental Bali describes a formative period in Balinese history through a study of the island's fascinating antiquities. This classic work provides the key to understanding Bali's most famous monuments, including the "Elephant Cave" near Ubud, the "Royal Tombs" at Gunung Kawi, and the spectacular "Mother Temple" at Besakih. A comprehensive Guide... more...