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Household and family religion in antiquity

Author: John P Bodel; Saul M Olyan
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub. Ltd, 2008.
Series: Ancient world--comparative histories.
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"Household and Family Religion in Antiquity is the first book to explore the religious dimensions of the family and the household in ancient Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity." "With an approach that is both contextual and comparative, essays examine domestic and familial religious practices in Egypt, Greece, Rome, Israel, Mesopotamia, Ugarit, Emar, and Philistia. Taking in a range of religious expression, from  Read more...
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Household and family religion in antiquity.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub. Ltd, 2008
(OCoLC)642433544
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John P Bodel; Saul M Olyan
ISBN: 9781405175791 1405175796
OCLC Number: 180204856
Description: xii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Bodel & Saul M. Olyan --
Theorizing the religion of ancient households and families / Stanley K. Stowers --
Family religion in second millennium West Asia (Mesopotamia, Emar, Nuzi) / Karel van der Toorn --
The integration of household and community religion in ancient Syria / Daniel E. Fleming --
Family, household, and local religion at late bronze age ugarit / Theodore J. Lewis --
Family religion in ancient Irael and its surroundings / Rainer Albertz --
Family religion in Israel and the wider Levant of the first millennium BCE / Saul M. Olyan --
Household religion, family religion, and women's religion in ancient Israel / Susan Ackerman --
Ashdod and the material remains of domestic cults in the Philistine Coastal Plain / R'diger Schmitt --
Household religion in ancient Egypt / Robert K. Ritner --
Household and domestic religion in ancient Egypt / Barbara S. Lesko --
Household religion in ancient Greece / Christopher A. Faraone --
Family matters : domestic religion in classical Greece / Deborah Boedeker --
Cicero's Minerva, Penates, and the mother of the Lares : an outline of --
Roman domestic religion / John Bodel --
Comparative perspectives / John Bodel & Saul M. Olyan.
Series Title: Ancient world--comparative histories.
Responsibility: edited by John Bodel and Saul M. Olyan.
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This book aims to advance our understanding of household and family religion in Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity, as opposed to state-sponsored or civic temple cults. The volume explores the  Read more...

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“While studies on the purpose and place of religion in ancient family life have been a topic of scholarly interest for some decades, this book is unique in both the scope of the papers presented and Read more...

 
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