Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan

Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan PDF

Drawing on ancient historical writings, the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unearthed in Afghanistan, Frank L. Holt sets out to rediscover the ancient civilization of Bactria. In a gripping narrative informed by the author’s deep knowledge of his subject, this book covers two centuries of Bactria’s history, …

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The Royal God: Enthronement Festivals in Ancient Israel and Ugarit? (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement)

The Royal God: Enthronement Festivals in Ancient Israel and Ugarit? (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement) PDF

Critically tests Mowinckel’s hypothesis about the ‘enthronement festival of Yahweh’ and asks whether this theory finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. Petersen tests Sigmund Mowinckel’s classical hypothesis about the enthronement festival of Yahweh and especially whether this theory, as urged by the followers of Mowinckel, finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. A careful study of the two corpora of texts, the Old Testament Psalms and the Ugaritic Baal-cycle, togethe…

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