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  • Archiv Religionsgeschichte 2007by Jan Assmann; Fritz Graf; Tonio Hölscher

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 249.00

    Archiv für Religionsgeschichte is a specialised journal dealing primarily with religions of the ancient world. The different aspects of the field of research are covered in essays, reports on the main areas of religious studies and in individual articles. Each volume has a thematic focus, which is dealt with either in a larger study or from the... more...

  • The World's Religionsby Peter B. Clarke; Peter Beyer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 200.00

    This comprehensive volume focuses on the world's religions and the changes they have undergone as they become more global and diverse in form.  It explores the religions of the world not only in the regions with which they have been historically associated, but also looks at the new cultural and religious contexts in which they are developing. It considers... more...

  • The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achillesby Padraic Colum; Willy Pogany; Rick Riordan

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 10.99

    Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly... more...

  • Gewalt und Opferby Anton Bierl; Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    The volume presented here is a collection of the contributions to an author?s colloquium with Walter Burkert, which was held in November 2007 in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld. Well known experts looked in detail at the work of the internationally renowned scholar of Greek. In his epochal cultural-scientific... more...

  • The Lost Girlsby Andrew Radford

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00

    The Lost Girls analyses a number of British writers between 1850 and 1930 for whom the myth of Demeter’s loss and eventual recovery of her cherished daughter Kore-Persephone, swept off in violent and catastrophic captivity by Dis, God of the Dead, had both huge personal and aesthetic significance. This book, in addition to scrutinising canonical... more...

  • The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the Warby Emily Little

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 3.99

    Illus. in full color. "An ancient history lesson emerges from this account of the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with careful explanations and short sentences; a pronunciation guide is appended. Drawings portray the story's main events. A nice supplement to units on ancient... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Religious Thought in the West: Volume 3by Ninian Smart; John Clayton; Patrick Sherry; Steven T. Katz

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 62.00

    The successful three volumes of Nineteenth Century Religious Thought in the West provide a fresh appraisal of the most important thinkers of that time. more...

  • Archiv für Religionsgeschichteby

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 285.00

    Band 12 des Archivs für Religionsgeschichte beschäftigt sich in einem ersten Themenschwerpunkt mit der ?Nennung und Repräsentation der Götter? in der antiken griechischen und römischen Welt. Der zweite Teil des Bandes ist verschiedenen Beiträgen zu Theologie und Kultpraxis in der griechischen und römischen Welt gewidmet, die alle auf eine genauere... more...

  • Scientia Poeticaby

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 172.00

    Das Jahrbuch erscheint seit 1997 und hat die Aufgabe, Literatur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte aufeinander zu beziehen. Es reagiert damit auf die Erweiterungen der Fragestellungen und Methoden, die sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten in beiden Disziplinen herausgebildet haben. Aus der Erkenntnis heraus, dass der literarisch-künstlerische und der (natur-)wissenschaftliche... more...

  • Religious Tolerance in World Religionsby Jacob Neusner; Bruce Chilton

    Templeton Press 2009; US$ 19.99

    Today, and historically, religions often seem to be intolerant, narrow-minded, and zealous. But the record is not so one-sided. In Religious Tolerance in World Religions , numerous scholars offer perspectives on the "what" and "why" traditions of tolerance in world religions, beginning with the pre-Christian West, Greco-Roman... more...