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A history of the animal world in the ancient Near East [electronic resource] / edited by Billie Jean Collins.

Contributor(s): Collins, Billie Jean.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Handbuch der OrientalistikErste AbteilungNahe und der Mittlere Osten: 64 Bd.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 620 p.) : ill.ISBN: 141759084X (electronic bk.); 9781417590841 (electronic bk.); 9047400917; 9789047400912.Subject(s): Human-animal relationships -- Middle East | Animals in art | Animals in literature | Animals -- Religious aspects | Animals in the Bible | Electronic books | Relations homme-animal -- Moyen-Orient | Animaux dans l'art | Animaux dans la litt�erature | Animaux -- Aspect religieux | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography | Relation homme-animal | Th�eme artistique | Animal | Th�eme litt�eraire | Aspect religieux | Antiquit�e | Moyen-Orient | Altertum | Tierdarstellung | Tiere | Alter Orient | Naher Osten | Samfundsvidenskab SociologiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: History of the animal world in the ancient Near East.DDC classification: 304.2/7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [537]-601) and index.

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.

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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