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Religions of the ancient world : a guide / Sarah Johnston.

By: Johnston, Sarah Iles.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Harvard University Press reference library: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004Description: xvii, 697 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0674015177.Subject(s): Mediterranean Region -- Religion
Contents:
Introduction / Sarah Iles Johnston -- ENCOUNTERING ANCIENT RELIGIONS -- What is ancient Mediterranean religion? / Fritz Graf -- Monotheism and polytheism / Jan Assmann -- Ritual / Jan Bremmer -- Myth / Fritz Graf -- Cosmology: time and history / John J. Collins -- Pollution, sin, atonement, salvation / Harold W. Attridge -- Law and ethics / Eckart Otto -- Mysteries / Sarah Iles Johnston -- Religions in contact / John Scheid -- Writing and religion / Mary Beard -- Magic / Sarah Iles Johnston -- HISTORIES -- Egypt / Jan Assmann, David Frankfurter -- Mesopotamia / Paul-Alain Beaulieu -- Syria and Canaan / David P. Wright -- Israel / John J. Collins -- Anatolia: Hittites / David P. Wright -- Iran / William Malandra, Michael Stausberg -- Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations / Nanno Marinatos -- Greece / Jon Mikalson -- Etruria / Olivier de Cazanove -- Rome / John North -- Early Christianity / Harold Attridge.
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Американски научен център - София
BOOK BL687 .R47 2004 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Sarah Iles Johnston -- ENCOUNTERING ANCIENT RELIGIONS -- What is ancient Mediterranean religion? / Fritz Graf -- Monotheism and polytheism / Jan Assmann -- Ritual / Jan Bremmer -- Myth / Fritz Graf -- Cosmology: time and history / John J. Collins -- Pollution, sin, atonement, salvation / Harold W. Attridge -- Law and ethics / Eckart Otto -- Mysteries / Sarah Iles Johnston -- Religions in contact / John Scheid -- Writing and religion / Mary Beard -- Magic / Sarah Iles Johnston -- HISTORIES -- Egypt / Jan Assmann, David Frankfurter -- Mesopotamia / Paul-Alain Beaulieu -- Syria and Canaan / David P. Wright -- Israel / John J. Collins -- Anatolia: Hittites / David P. Wright -- Iran / William Malandra, Michael Stausberg -- Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations / Nanno Marinatos -- Greece / Jon Mikalson -- Etruria / Olivier de Cazanove -- Rome / John North -- Early Christianity / Harold Attridge.

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