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Leviticus as Literature

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2001-03-01

This first full-scale account of Leviticus by a world-renowned anthropologist presents the biblical work as a literary masterpiece. Seen in an anthropological perspective Leviticus has a mystical structure which plots the book into three parts cor...

Leviticus as Literature
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar
262:- Köp

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus - A Commentary for Students

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-11-17

This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an ...

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
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331:- Köp

The Epic Cycle - A Commentary on the Lost Troy Epics

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2013-03-28

West presents all the source material and provides the first comprehensive commentary on the lost Troy epics, making full use of iconographic as well as literary evidence. Discussing the individual fragments and testimonia, he endeavours to recons...

The Epic Cycle
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794:- Köp

Myths of the Archaic State - Evolution of the Earliest Cities, States, and Civilizations

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2005-01-01

In this ground-breaking work, Norman Yoffee shatters the prevailing myths underpinning our understanding of the evolution of early civilisations. He counters the emphasis in traditional scholarship on the rule of 'godly' and despotic male leaders ...

Myths of the Archaic State
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325:- Köp

Religious Experience and Lay Society in T'ang China - A Reading of Tai Fu's 'Kuang-i chi'

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2002-06-01

The remains of Tai Fu's lost collection Kuang-i chi ('The Great Book of Marvels') preserve three hundred short tales of encounters with the other world. This study develops a style of close reading through which those tales give access to the live...

Religious Experience and Lay Society in T'ang China
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389:- Köp

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic

INBUNDEN (Hardback). William Collins, Engelska, 2015-01-22
An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic
Status: Ej utkommen
188:- Bevaka

Between Ecstasy and Truth Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

E-BOK. Oxford University Press, Engelska, 2012-03-01

This volume's fundamental concern is with how the Greeks conceptualized the experience of poetry and debated the values of that experience. Halliwell offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the most defining authors,...

Between Ecstasy and Truth Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus
E-bok
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1069:- Visa

Ancient Egyptian Literature - Theory and Practice

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP/British Academy, Engelska, 2013-04-11

The literature of ancient Egypt is less well known than its art and architecture but merits study as one of the earliest literary traditions. This book reviews the current range of interpretative approaches and highlights the vitality of the field...

Ancient Egyptian Literature
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880:- Köp

Early Greek Mythography - Volume 1: Text and Introduction

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2001-02-01

This is the first volume in a set of two. Volume 1 introduces and collects together the scattered quotations of the Greek writers of the sixth to the fourth centuries BC who first recorded in prose the tales of Greek mythology (the 'mythographers'...

Early Greek Mythography
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1883:- Köp

In the Wilderness - The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2001-04-01

Following on from the paperback edition of Leviticus as Literature, this is the revised paperback edition of Mary Douglas's classic account of the Book of Numbers. Up to now Bible scholars have tended to dismiss Numbers as a chaotic mix of narrati...

In the Wilderness
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303:- Köp

Jacob's Tears - The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2004-11-01

Who is Israel? Who were the priestly authors of the Pentateuch? This anthropological reading of the Bible, by a world-renowned scholar, starts by asking why the Book of Numbers lists the twelve tribes of Israel seven times. Mary Douglas argues tha...

Jacob's Tears
Specialorder: Osäker tillgång
Skickas inom 11-20 vardagar
1165:- Köp

Culture In Pieces - Essays on Ancient Texts in Honour of Peter Parsons

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-06-16

This volume of essays is chiefly concerned with the problems of interpretation raised by fragmentary evidence, especially by the partial or imperfect survival of texts from the classical world. The essays consider a variety of problems, addressing...

Culture In Pieces
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943:- Köp

Between Ecstasy and Truth - Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2012-03-01

This volume's fundamental concern is with how the Greeks conceptualized the experience of poetry and debated the values of that experience. Halliwell offers a series of detailed and challenging interpretations of some of the most defining authors,...

Between Ecstasy and Truth
Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar
883:- Köp

African Athena - New Agendas

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-10-27

African Athena examines the history of intellectuals and literary writers who contested the white, dominant Euro-American constructions of the classical past and its influence on the present.

African Athena
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar
1018:- Köp

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus - A Commentary for Students

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-11-17

This commentary on Aeschylus' Agamemnon offers the reader a thorough introduction, extensive notes, and separate sections which explore Aeschylus' use of theatrical resources, an analysis of his distinctive poetic style and use of imagery, and an ...

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar
870:- Köp

Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2012-03-01

Addressing central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the third and second century BC, topics in this volume include the author Polybius, the characteristics of Roman power and imperial ambition, and the mechanisms used by Rome in...

Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius
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847:- Köp

Hellenica: Hellenica - Volume 1: Epic

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-09-29

The first volume in West's Hellenica trilogy is devoted to Homeric epic, its historical and mythological background, the transition from oral to written poetry, and other hexameter poems produced at the same period as the Iliad and Odyssey.

Hellenica: Hellenica
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar
954:- Köp

The Getty Hexameters - Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient Selinous

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2013-12-19

The Getty Hexameters looks in detail at a series of forty-four verses inscribed on a recently discovered lead tablet from Sicily in the fifth century BC. The volume is the first complete critical edition of the Greek text to appear in print and co...

The Getty Hexameters
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar
591:- Köp

Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2011-10-13

This book examines the ways by which the city-state of Athens, and its various associations, administrative and religious, managed their landed assets. It investigates the close connection between income and sacred property and it analyses notions...

Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens
Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar
883:- Köp

Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art

INBUNDEN (Hardback). University of Wisconsin Press, Engelska, 2003-12-01

Taking a fresh look at the poetry and visual art of the Hellenistic age, from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC to 20 BC, Graham Zanker makes enlightening discoveries about the assumptions and conventions of Hellenistic poets and artists ...

Modes of Viewing in Hellenistic Poetry and Art
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364:- Köp

Mannerism in Arabic Poetry - A Structural Analysis of Selected Texts (3rd Century AH/9th Century AD - 5th Century AH/11th Century AD)

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 1989-06-01

This book attempts to identify elements of mannerism and classicism in medieval Arabic poetry. Mannerism in Arabic has usually been linked with the appearance of an ornate rhetorical style called badi which became characteristic of poetry and pros...

Mannerism in Arabic Poetry
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654:- Köp

Mannerism in Arabic Poetry - A Structural Analysis of Selected Texts (3rd Century AH/9th Century AD - 5th Century AH/11th Century AD)

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2004-06-01

This book attempts to identify elements of mannerism and classicism in medieval Arabic poetry. Mannerism in Arabic has usually been linked with the appearance of an ornate rhetorical style called badi which became characteristic of poetry and pros...

Mannerism in Arabic Poetry
Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar
261:- Köp

Life in Egypt under Roman Rule - Classics in Papyrology

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Heritage Books Inc, Engelska, 1999-12-01

Making use of the thousands of papyri and ostraca that have been discovered in recent years, which reveal a fuller picture of the life than most in any other Roman province, Lewis departs form the usual accounts that are essentially about Roman go...

Life in Egypt under Roman Rule
Skickas inom 3-6 vardagar
177:- Köp

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