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A history of the animal world in the ancient Near East

Author: Billie Jean Collins
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 64 Bd.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title concerns man's contact with the animal world: sacrifice, sacred animals, diet, and domestication. Chapters on art, literature, religion and animal husbandry reveal a picture of the complex relationships between the peoples of the Ancient Near East and (their) animals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History of the animal world in the ancient Near East.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002
(DLC) 2001052845
(OCoLC)48429269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Billie Jean Collins
ISBN: 141759084X 9781417590841 9047400917 9789047400912 9789004121263 9004121269
OCLC Number: 60245884
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 620 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: The Native Fauna; Part II: Animals in Art; Part III: Animals in Literature; Part IV: Animals in Religion; Part V: Studies in the Cultural Use of Animals; Appendix: Bibliography of Near Eastern Zoology; References; Index.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 64 Bd.
Responsibility: edited by Billie Jean Collins.

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A reference guide and key to all aspects of man's contact with the menagerie of the Ancient Near East. With ample original illustrations.  Read more...

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