A Handbook of Ancient Religions, 1st Edition

  • John R. Hinnells
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481187
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481185
  • DDC: 200.901
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 622 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

A vivid, scholarly and eminently readable account of religion in ancient cultures around the world, from China to India, the Middle East, Egypt, Europe, and the Americas. It examines the development of religious belief from the time of the Palaeolithic cave paintings to the Aztecs and Incas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Illustrations.
Maps.
Tables.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Palaeolithic Art and Religion.
2: Ancient Egypt.
3: Religion in Ancient Ugarit.
4: Mesopotamia.
5: Ancient Israel to the Fall of the Second Temple.
6: Greek Religion.
7: Religions in the Roman Empire.
8: Ancient Europe.
9: The Indus Civilization.
10: The Religion of Ancient China.
11: Aztec and Inca Civilizations.
Index.