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Israel and Hellas I : Manuels de Linguistique Et Des Sciences de Communication - John Pairman Brown

Israel and Hellas I

Manuels de Linguistique Et Des Sciences de Communication

By: John Pairman Brown, Otto Kaiser (Foreword by)

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Published: 1995
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In der Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) erscheinen Arbeiten zu samtlichen Gebieten der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Im Zentrum steht die Hebraische Bibel, ihr Vor- und Nachleben im antiken Judentum sowie ihre vielfache Verzweigung in die benachbarten Kulturen der altorientalischen und hellenistisch-romischen Welt."

Author's Preface
Preface
Abbreviations and Bibliography
Hebrew and Greek Textsp. 1
Hebraism and Hellenismp. 1
Common features of Hebrew and Greek textsp. 10
Realms of contact between Hebrew and Greek textsp. 14
Conditions for the new literaturesp. 22
Movement of peoplesp. 29
The alphabetp. 38
Theism and humanismp. 54
Literary Contexts of the Common Hebrew-Greek Vocabularyp. 62
The concubinep. 65
Cassia: with notes on other spicesp. 70
The clothes-mothp. 73
The pledgep. 74
The ritual sickle: Iapetus and Japhethp. 78
The brickp. 83
The griffin and cherubp. 85
Jasperp. 87
Excursus A: The nine spices of Canticlesp. 91
Excursus B: The god of Kasios and his adversaryp. 98
Cosmological Myth and the Tuna of Gibraltarp. 106
The domed skyp. 106
The pillars of the skyp. 113
The Phoenicians in Gadesp. 118
The pillars as scene of dragon-combatp. 124
The tuna and the tanniynp. 128
The Mediterranean Vocabulary of the Vinep. 134
The name of the vinep. 136
The name of "wine"p. 137
The drinking-hallp. 141
"To mix"p. 142
The winejarp. 143
The wine-caskp. 145
The (golden) "vessel"p. 146
Nard and other ointmentsp. 148
The bullp. 152
The tambourinep. 152
The (unripe) grape-clusterp. 155
The vine-stemp. 156
Peace Symbolism in Ancient Military Vocabularyp. 159
The defensive panoplyp. 163
The lancep. 170
The tentp. 177
Excursus C: Phinehas and Phineusp. 181
The Sacrificial Cult and its Critiquep. 183
Sacrifice as banquetp. 183
Critique of the cult and modern theoriesp. 188
The bull and its namep. 190
The bull's hornp. 195
"To slaughter"p. 199
The altarp. 201
The tunicp. 204
Libanos, "frankincense"p. 210
Further features of the sacrificep. 213
Human sacrificep. 216
Excursus D: "Lord of the flies"p. 219
The Shifting Roles of Womenp. 222
Women's freedom of action in the archaic periodp. 223
Housewife and harlot in the autonomous city-statep. 232
Women under the universalizing of restrictionsp. 246
Treaty and Loyalty-Oathp. 253
Nomenclature and formal aspects of the treatyp. 256
Provisions of the loyalty-oathp. 262
The elements as divine witnessesp. 267
The curses of the oath-taker on himselfp. 272
Chronological Catalogue of Treatiesp. 284
Supplementary Bibliography to Chapter 8p. 287
Proverb-Book and Gold-Economyp. 290
The proverb-bookp. 291
The spread of a gold-economyp. 299
Excursus E: Motifs, Comparisons, Proverbsp. 309
Ethical and religious motifsp. 310
Comparisonsp. 312
International Proverbsp. 316
Bibliography to Chapter 9 and Excursus Ep. 327
Appendixp. 328
Index 1: Words discussedp. 344
Index 2: Passages citedp. 357
Index 3: Objects describedp. 387
Index 4: Modern scholarsp. 389
Index 5: Generalp. 393
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ISBN: 9783110142334
ISBN-10: 3110142333
Series: Manuels de Linguistique Et Des Sciences de Communication
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 429
Published: 1995
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.78