Divination in the Ancient Near East

Divination in the Ancient Near East
Author : Jeanette C. Fincke
Publisher : Penn State Press
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2014-05-05
ISBN 10 : 9781575068794
ISBN 13 : 1575068796
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Divination in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jeanette C. Fincke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-05 - Publisher: Penn State Press

This volume contains a collection of revised papers given in the workshop Divination im Alten Orient that was convened on July 22, 2008, as part of the 54th Ren
Divination in Ancient Israel and its Near Eastern Environment
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Frederick H. Cryer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-05-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

In this revealing study, the author suggests that ancient Israel was a 'magic society' like those around it, and similar in many respects to a number of magic-u
Isaiah Among The Ancient Near Eastern Prophets
Language: en
Pages: 522
Authors: Matthijs J. De Jong
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: BRILL

Offering a comparison between the earliest parts of the book of Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies, this book maintains that ancient Israelite prophecy, of whic
Magic and Divination in the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Leda Jean Ciraolo
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

This collection of essays focuses on divination across the Ancient World from early Mesopotamia to late antiquity. The authors deal with the forms, theory and p
Divination in Ancient Israel and Its Near Eastern Environment
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Frederick H. Cryer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: A&C Black

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John H. Walton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Baker Academic

Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the cultural context of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament
Fortune and Misfortune in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Olga Drewnowska
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-27 - Publisher: Penn State Press

In the week between July 21 and 25, 2014, the University of Warsaw hosted more than three hundred Assyriologists from all over the world. In the course of five
Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Jonathan Stökl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-18 - Publisher: BRILL

Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-
Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Martti Nissinen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01 - Publisher: Society of Biblical Lit

Prophecy was a widespread phenomenon, not only in ancient Israel but in the ancient Near East as a whole. This is the first book to gather the available ancient
The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Krzysztof Ulanowski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-04 - Publisher: BRILL

This book, in minute detail, presents a polyphony of voices, perspectives and opinions, from which emerges a diverse but coherent representation of the complex