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The God Resheph in the Ancient near East

The God Resheph in the Ancient near East( )
Author: Münnich, Maciej M.
Series title:Orientalische Religionen in der Antike Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Company KG
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $172.00
Book Description:

Resheph was quite a popular god in the 3rd and 2nd millennia BC - especially in Syria - but during the 1st millennium his cult became extinct. Finally it was only maintained in several peripheral and isolated sites, such as in the Palmyra desert and in Cyprus. Maciej M. Münnich presents the written sources which mentioned Resheph and analyzes the features of Resheph's cult. He emphasizes that there is no confirmation for the theory that Resheph was a lord of the netherworld. Resheph...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / History
History / Middle East / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.44 x 10.39 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds

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