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Images and prophecy in the ancient eastern Mediterranean

Author: Martti Nissinen; Charles E Carter
Publisher: Göttingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ©2009.
Series: Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments, 233. Heft.
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"This collection of essays examines the interrelationships between text and image, particularly the ways in which iconography and/or references to images are used to depict prophetic actions or support prophetic messages. Textual and iconographic remains are examined from Israel and Judah, Egypt, Greece and Persia, often with direct relationship with Israelite and Judean religion and prophetic activity. This volume  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martti Nissinen; Charles E Carter
ISBN: 9783525530979 3525530978
OCLC Number: 491907272
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Aspects of the iconography of the warrior goddess Ištar and ancient Near Eastern prophecies / Izak Cornelius --
Maat-imagery in Trito-isaiah : the meaning of offering a throat in Egypt and in Israel / Thomas Staubli --
Whence leonine Yahweh? : iconography and the history of Israelite religion / Brent A. Strawn --
The role of the queen in Minoan prophecy rituals / Nanno Marinatos --
Deborah and the Delphic Pythia : a new interpretation of Judges 4:4-5 / Yaakov S. Kupitz, Katell Berthelot --
A rose by any other name : iconography and the interpretation of Isaiah 28:1-6 / Rolf A. Jacobson --
Daughter Zion as queen and the iconography of the female city / Christl M. Maier --
Writing Persepolis in Judah : Achaemenid kingship in Chronicles / Helen Dixon --
Creeping things and singing stones : the iconography of Ezek 8:7-13 in light of Syro-Palestinian seals and The songs of the Sabbath sacrifice / Margaret S. Odell.
Series Title: Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments, 233. Heft.
Responsibility: edited by Martti Nissinen and Charles E. Carter.

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