Ancient Religions Products

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Islamic and Comparative Religious Studies

    Selected Writings, 1st Edition

    By William A. Graham

    William A Graham, a leading international scholar in the field of Islamic Studies, gathers together his selected writings under three sections: 1.History and Interpretation of Islamic Religion; 2.The Qur'an as Scripture, and 3. Scripture in the History of Religion. Each section opens with a new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • 'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King'

    Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Wyatt

    The ideology of power is as much a part of modern life as in the ancient world, in which it has its long-lasting roots. Communities have always provided a supernatural sanction for the maintenance of power by the few, often dressing it up in elaborate mythic fictions, rich iconography and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Thiselton on Hermeneutics

    The Collected Works and New Essays of Anthony Thiselton, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Thiselton

    Hermeneutics is an interdisciplinary study of how we interpret texts, especially biblical texts, in the light of theories of understanding in philosophy, meaning in literary theory, and of theology. This volume brings together the seminal thought of a leading contemporary pioneer in this field.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • Samuel at the Threshold

    Selected Works of Graeme Auld, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Auld

    In this book, Graeme Auld brings together his work relating to Samuel and the Former Prophets in an invaluable single volume. Including 'Prophets through the Looking Glass', which has been described as marking a paradigm shift in our thinking about the Bible's 'writing prophets', and which led the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Understanding Greek Religion

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Larson

    Understanding Greek Religion is one of the first attempts to fully examine any religion from a cognitivist perspective, applying methods and findings from the cognitive science of religion to the ancient Greek world. In this book, Jennifer Larson shows that many of the fundamentals of Greek…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • 'The Unconquered Land' and Other Old Testament Essays

    Selected Studies by Rudolf Smend, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Barker

    Edited by Edward Ball

    This final book published in the Ashgate SOTS monograph series collects together for the first time in English translation a selection of important essays on central themes and texts in Old Testament criticism and exegesis by Rudolf Smend, one of the world's most eminent senior scholars in the…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • An Introduction to the Bible

    1st Edition

    By J. W. Rogerson

    The Bible is one of the most influential and profound texts in human history - it is disturbing, unconventional, and never content with the world as it is. This classic introduction presents a concise and accessible guide to all aspects of biblical study: the nature and purpose of the Bible; how…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Aphrodite

    1st Edition

    By Monica S. Cyrino

    Aphrodite explores the many myths and meanings of the Greek goddess of love, sex and beauty. One of the most widely worshipped and popular deities in Greek antiquity, Aphrodite emerges from the imaginations of the ancient Greek writers and artists as a multifaceted, powerful and charismatic figure.…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Wisdom: The Collected Articles of Norman Whybray

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Barker

    Edited by Katharine J. Dell

    This collection of articles confirms Norman Whybray's place as one of the foremost contributors to scholarship on wisdom literature in the last three decades of the twentieth century. A former President of the Society for Old Testament Study, and winner of the British Academy's Burkitt Medal,…

    Hardback – 2005-01-20
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Who's Who in the Roman World

    1st Edition

    By John Hazel

    Who's Who in the Roman World is a wide-ranging biographical survey of one of the greatest civilizations in history. Covering a period from the 5th century BC to AD 364, this is an authoritative and hugely enjoyable guide to an era which continues to fascinate today. The figures included come from…

    Paperback – 2002-10-24
    Routledge

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