Household and Family Religion in Antiquity

Editors: Bodel, John and Olyan, Saul M.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

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ISBN: 978-1-11-825533-9
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 31
Book Status: Available
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The first book to explore the religious dimensions of the family and the household in ancient Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Map
  • 1 Introduction John Bodel; Saul M. Olyan
  • 2 Theorizing the Religion of Ancient Households and Families Stanley K. Stowers
  • 3 Family Religion in Second Millennium West Asia (Mesopotamia, Emar, Nuzi) Karel van der Toorn
  • 4 The Integration of Household and Community Religion in Ancient Syria Daniel E. Fleming
  • 5 Family, Household, and Local Religion at Late Bronze Age Ugarit Theodore J. Lewis
  • 6 Family Religion in Ancient Israel and its Surroundings Rainer Albertz
  • 7 Family Religion in Israel and the Wider Levant of the First Millennium bce Saul M. Olyan
  • 8 Household Religion, Family Religion, and Women's Religion in Ancient Israel Susan Ackerman
  • 9 Ashdod and the Material Remains of Domestic Cults in the Philistine Coastal Plain Rüdiger Schmitt
  • 10 Household Religion in Ancient Egypt Robert K. Ritner
  • 11 Household and Domestic Religion in Ancient Egypt Barbara S. Lesko
  • 12 Household Religion in Ancient Greece Christopher A. Faraone
  • 13 Family Matters: Domestic Religion in Classical Greece Deborah Boedeker
  • 14 Cicero's Minerva, Penates, and the Mother of the Lares: An Outline of Roman Domestic Religion John Bodel
  • 15 Comparative Perspectives John Bodel; Saul M. Olyan
  • Bibliography