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Greek religion and culture, the Bible, and the ancient Near East [electronic resource] / by Jan N. Bremmer.

By: Bremmer, Jan N.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jerusalem studies in religion and culture: v. 8.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 424 p.).ISBN: 9789047432715 (electronic bk.); 9047432711 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mythology, Greek | Mythology, Greek -- Influence | Greece -- Civilization | Mythology, Middle Eastern | Mythology, Middle Eastern -- Influence | Middle East -- Civilization | Bible stories | RELIGION -- Antiquities & Archaeology | BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Spirituality -- Paganism & Neo-Paganism | Altes Testament | Bibel | Altes Testament -- Griechische Literatur | Griechische Literatur -- Altes Testament | Griechische Literatur -- Neues Testament | Griechische Religion | Kultur | Kulturvergleich | Mythen -- Orient (alter) -- Rezeption | Mythen -- griechische -- Rezeption | Mythen -- griechische -- Orient (alter) | Mythologie | Mythologie | Neues Testament -- Griechische Literatur | Religion | Religion | Alter Orient | Griechenland (Altertum) | Griechenland (Altertum)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Greek religion and culture, the Bible, and the ancient Near East.DDC classification: 292.08 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- Contents13; -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Conventions and Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Canonical and Alternative Creation Myths -- Chapter 2 Pandora or the Creation of a Greek Eve -- Chapter 3 The Birth of Paradise -- Chapter 4 The First Crime: Brothers and Fratricide in the Ancient Mediterranean -- Chapter 5 Greek Fallen Angels: Kronos and the Titans -- Chapter 6 Near Eastern and Native Traditions in Apollodorus' Account of the Flood -- Chapter 7 Don't Look Back: From the Wife of Lot to Orpheus and Eurydice -- Chapter 8 Balaam, Mopsus and Melampous: Tales of Travelling Seers -- Chapter 9 Hebrew Lishkah and Greek Lesch234; -- Chapter 10 The Scapegoat between Northern Syria, Hittites, Israelites, Greeks and Early Christians -- Chapter 11 Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Heliodorus in the Temple and Paul on the Road to Damascus -- Chapter 12 Persian Magoi and the Birth of the Term 'Magic' -- Chapter 13 Anaphe, Apollo Aigl234;t234;s and the Origin of Asclepius -- Chapter 14 Attis: A Greek God in Anatolian Pessinous and Catullan Rome -- Chapter 15 The Myth of the Golden Fleece -- Appendix I Genesis 1.1: A Jewish Response to a Persian Challenge? -- Appendix II Magic and Religion? -- Appendix III The Spelling and Meaning of the Name Megabyxos -- Bibliography -- Index of Names, Subjects and Passages.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-400) and index.

Cover -- Contents13; -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Conventions and Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Canonical and Alternative Creation Myths -- Chapter 2 Pandora or the Creation of a Greek Eve -- Chapter 3 The Birth of Paradise -- Chapter 4 The First Crime: Brothers and Fratricide in the Ancient Mediterranean -- Chapter 5 Greek Fallen Angels: Kronos and the Titans -- Chapter 6 Near Eastern and Native Traditions in Apollodorus' Account of the Flood -- Chapter 7 Don't Look Back: From the Wife of Lot to Orpheus and Eurydice -- Chapter 8 Balaam, Mopsus and Melampous: Tales of Travelling Seers -- Chapter 9 Hebrew Lishkah and Greek Lesch234; -- Chapter 10 The Scapegoat between Northern Syria, Hittites, Israelites, Greeks and Early Christians -- Chapter 11 Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Heliodorus in the Temple and Paul on the Road to Damascus -- Chapter 12 Persian Magoi and the Birth of the Term 'Magic' -- Chapter 13 Anaphe, Apollo Aigl234;t234;s and the Origin of Asclepius -- Chapter 14 Attis: A Greek God in Anatolian Pessinous and Catullan Rome -- Chapter 15 The Myth of the Golden Fleece -- Appendix I Genesis 1.1: A Jewish Response to a Persian Challenge? -- Appendix II Magic and Religion? -- Appendix III The Spelling and Meaning of the Name Megabyxos -- Bibliography -- Index of Names, Subjects and Passages.

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