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Israel and Hellas

Israel and Hellas

Author: John Pairman Brown
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©1995-
Series: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 231-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text compares Hebrew, Greek and Latin texts that describe sacred institutions.

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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Études comparatives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, John Pairman.
Israel and Hellas.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©1995-
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pairman Brown
ISBN: 3110142333 9783110142334 3110164345 9783110164343 3110168820 9783110168822
OCLC Number: 32925567
Language Note: English, with Greek and Hebrew selections.
Description: volumes <1> ; 24 cm.
Contents: V. 1: (no special title) --
Hebrew and Greek texts --
Literary contexts of the common Hebrew-Greek vocabulary --
Cosmological myth and the Tuna of Gibraltar --
The Mediterranean vocabulary of the vine --
Peace symbolism in ancient military vocabulary --
The sacrificial cult and its critique --
The shifting roles of women --
Treaty and loyalty-oath --
Proverb-book and gold-economy --
V. 2: Sacred institutions with Roman counterparts --
Men of the land and the God of justice --
The high God and the elements --
Divine kingship, civic institutions, imperial rule --
Archery and its symbolism --
The Mediterranean seer and shamanism --
Sacred space and time in Israel and Italy --
The Ark of the Covenant and the Temple of Janus --
Levels of connection between Greek and Hebrew --
V. 3: The legacy of Iranian imperialism and the individual: with cumulative indexes to vols I - III --
The double laws of human nature --
Blessedness in better lands --
Mesene and the caravan trade --
Iranian imperialism and the rebel victim --
The temple police at Jerusalem --
Paradise and the Forest of Lebanon --
Complementarity of Israel and Hellas --
The foreign vocabulary of Jesus' Aramaic --
Vernacular words in Paul --
From particularity to universalism --
Additions and corrections to Vols. I-III --
Mishna texts from the Kaufmann codex --
Cumulative indexes.
Series Title: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 231-
Responsibility: John Pairman Brown.


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