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Faiths across time : 5,000 years of religious history

Author: J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2014] 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Written for high school students, undergraduates, and general readers interested in the history of world religions, this massive reference chronicles developments in religious history from 3500 BCE through the 21st century. The set comprises four volumes, treating the ancient world from 3500 BCE through 499 CE, 500 through 1399, 1400 through 1849, and 1850 through 2009.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Chronologies
History
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
4 volumes (xiii, 2023, I-109 pages) : illustrations
(DLC) 2013024419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton
ISBN: 9781785399022 1785399020 9781610690263 1610690265
OCLC Number: 954280307
Description: 1 online resource (52 entries) : 299 images
Contents: Introduction --
Volume 1. 3500 BCE-499 CE: Ancient world 3500-1200 BCE; 3500-3000 BCE; 2999-2600 BCE; 2599-2100 BCE; 2099-2000 BCE; 1999-1800 BCE; 1799-1500 BCE; 1499-1200 BCE; 1199-1100 BCE; 1099-1000 BCE; 999-900 BCE; 899-800 BCE; 799-700 BCE; 699-600 BCE; 599-500 BCE; 499-400 BCE; 399-300 BCE; 299-200 BCE; 199-100 BCE; 99-1 BCE; 1-99 CE; 100-199 CE; 200-299 CE; 300-399 CE; 400-499 CE; Volume 2. 500-1399 CE: 500-599 CE; 600-699 CE; 700-799 CE; 800-899 CE; 900-999 CE; 1000-1099 CE; 1100-1199 CE; 1200-1299 CE; 1300-1399 CE; Volume 3. 1400-1849 CE: 1400-1499 CE; 1500-1599 CE; 1600-1699 CE; 1700-1799 CE; 1800-1849 CE; Volume 4. 1850-2009 CE: 1850-1899 CE; 1900-1999 CE; 2000-2009 CE; Selected bibliography; Contributors.
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This monumental, four-volume reference overviews significant events and developments in religious history over the course of more than five millennia.  Read more...

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