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Incestuous and close-kin marriage in ancient Egypt and Persia : an examination of the evidence

Author: Paul John Frandsen
Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark : Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009. ©2009
Series: CNI publications, 34.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Frandsen, Paul John, 1943-
Incestuous and close-kin marriage in ancient Egypt and Persia : an examination of the evidence.
Copenhagen, Denmark : Museum Tusculanum Press, ©2009
224 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul John Frandsen
ISBN: 8763507781 9788763507783
OCLC Number: 912320270
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (226 pages).
Contents: FRONT COVER ; TITLE PAGE ; COLOPHONE ; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTORY REMARKS; Nature vs. Culture; On the research history; Aim; THE UNIVERSALIST VIEW; THE PRACTICE OF INCEST; Incest exists/existed, but is not a problem; The prohibition against incest is not universal; The Egyptian evidence; Pharaonic Egypt; Brother-Sister Marriage; Parent-Child Marriage; Dreams; Curses; Incest with affines; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Economics; 'Salonfähig'; 'Camp'-mentality; Other explanations --
and the Greeks; The Persian evidence; The law texts; The ranking system and raison d'être of xvētōdah On RankingRaison d'être; Earlier history of Persian close-kin marriage; Achaemenids; Strabo; Quintus Curtius Rufus; Inscriptions from Dura-Europos; Pausanias; Tatian; Bardesanes; Clement of Alexandria; Kartir; Diocletian; Basil the Great; Priscus; Agathias; Laws of Justinian I and Justin II; Summary; Persian Christians contra Zoroastrians; Theodoret; S. Eustathius the Cobbler --
a source from Georgia; Armenian Sources; Mar Aba I; Jesubokht; S. Pethion; Abu Qurra; Summary; Arab Sources; History writing; On religious superiority; Literary texts; Oriental influence: 'Mesopotamians' and Hittites CONCLUDING REMARKSNOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF NAMES; INDEX OF SUBJECTS; INDEX OF TEXTS CITED; Ancient Near Eastern Sources; Persian sources; Scriptures; Classical Writers, Writers of Late Antiquity, Writers in Arabic; BACK COVER
Series Title: CNI publications, 34.
Responsibility: Paul John Frandsen.

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