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Religions of the Ancient World
By Sarah Iles Johnston

Religions of the Ancient World

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Religions of the Ancient World by Sarah Iles Johnston

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Materials from ten different cultures and traditions that arose and developed in Mediterranean religions are presented side by side in an incisive study of the complexities of the ancient spiritual world, which interprets these specific beliefs, rituals, practices, gods, and cults in comparison with

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674015173
ISBN-10: 0674015177
Format: Hardback
(268mm x 213mm x 40mm)
Pages: 732
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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