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The Resource The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe, (electronic resource)

The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe, (electronic resource)

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The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe
Title
The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
""The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe"" surveys the major religious currents of Europe before Christianity - the first continental religion with hegemonic ambition - wiped out most local religions. The evidence - whether archaeological or written - is notoriously difficult to interpret, and the variety of religions documented by the sources and the range of languages used are bewildering. The ""Handbook"" brings together leading authorities on pre-Christian religious history to provide a state-of-the-art survey. The first section of the book covers the Prehistoric period, from th
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
200.936
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL690
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Christensen, Lisbeth Bredholt
  • Hammer, Olav
  • Warburton, David A
Series statement
European history of religions
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  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Religion and sociology
Label
The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=846846
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; A note on Greek and Latin sources; Abbreviations and short titles; 1. Introduction; PART I: PREHISTORIC RELIGIONS; 2. Studying prehistoric religions; 3. Prehistoric material and religion: a personal odyssey; 4. Francesco d'Errico and the origins of religion; 5. On Palaeolithic religion; 6. Ian Hodder and the Neolithic; 7. Neolithic cult images? The testimony of figurines for Neolithic religion; 8. Religious practices in northern Europe 4000-2000 BCE; 9. Mythological aspects of Nordic Bronze Age religion
  • 10. Religion and society in the Bronze Age11. The religions of prehistoric Europe and the study of prehistoric religion; PART II: ANCIENT EUROPE IN THE HISTORICAL PERIOD; 12. Minoan and Mycenaean religion; 13. Etruscan religion; 14. The religions of the Iberian Peninsula; 15. Italic religion; 16. Roman religion; 17. Ancient Greek religion; 18. The Graeco-Roman cult of Isis; 19. The cult of Mithras; 20. Religious Platonism: philosophy and religion in the Platonic tradition; 21. Insular Celtic religion; 22. Continental Germanic religion; 23. Pre-Christian Anglo-Saxon religion
  • 24. Old Norse religion25. Slavic religion; 26. Baltic religion; 27. Religion in prehistoric Finland; 28. Sami religion; Timeline of key dates; Contributors; References; Index
Control code
ocn890531439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (471 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317544531
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1710354
  • (OCoLC)890531439
Label
The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=846846
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; A note on Greek and Latin sources; Abbreviations and short titles; 1. Introduction; PART I: PREHISTORIC RELIGIONS; 2. Studying prehistoric religions; 3. Prehistoric material and religion: a personal odyssey; 4. Francesco d'Errico and the origins of religion; 5. On Palaeolithic religion; 6. Ian Hodder and the Neolithic; 7. Neolithic cult images? The testimony of figurines for Neolithic religion; 8. Religious practices in northern Europe 4000-2000 BCE; 9. Mythological aspects of Nordic Bronze Age religion
  • 10. Religion and society in the Bronze Age11. The religions of prehistoric Europe and the study of prehistoric religion; PART II: ANCIENT EUROPE IN THE HISTORICAL PERIOD; 12. Minoan and Mycenaean religion; 13. Etruscan religion; 14. The religions of the Iberian Peninsula; 15. Italic religion; 16. Roman religion; 17. Ancient Greek religion; 18. The Graeco-Roman cult of Isis; 19. The cult of Mithras; 20. Religious Platonism: philosophy and religion in the Platonic tradition; 21. Insular Celtic religion; 22. Continental Germanic religion; 23. Pre-Christian Anglo-Saxon religion
  • 24. Old Norse religion25. Slavic religion; 26. Baltic religion; 27. Religion in prehistoric Finland; 28. Sami religion; Timeline of key dates; Contributors; References; Index
Control code
ocn890531439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (471 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317544531
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1710354
  • (OCoLC)890531439

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