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Israel and Hellas III : The Legacy of Iranian Imperialism and the Individual with Cumulative Indexes to Vols I-III :  The Legacy of Iranian Imperialism and the Individual with Cumulative Indexes to Vols I-III - John Pairman Brown

Israel and Hellas III : The Legacy of Iranian Imperialism and the Individual with Cumulative Indexes to Vols I-III

The Legacy of Iranian Imperialism and the Individual with Cumulative Indexes to Vols I-III

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Published: January 2001
For Ages: 22+ years old
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In the final volume of his trilogy, the author presents and analyzes the impact of Iranian-style empires on "Israel and Hellas": a new individualism; foreign vocabulary; symbols of blessedness; and the history of Paradise.

zu Israel and Hellas II und III: "These volumes bring to completion a magnificent and unparalleled resource for biblical scholars, the first volume having appeared in 1995. The fruit of four decades of engagement with primary sources from Israel, Greece, Rome and Mesopotamia, Israel and Hellas presents an egregiously learned storehouse of cross-cultural parallels in vivid prose, with an amazing assemblage of quotations. If one is interested in how justice is personified, in rain and dew, in triumphal processions, in the end of the earth, in paradises and better lands, in transport by asses, or the shared vocabulary of Hebrew and Greek, or even Iranian cultural terms in the Aramaic sayings of Jesus, it is all here, and hundreds of other topics besides."D.J.A. Clines in: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 2002

ISBN: 9783110168822
ISBN-10: 3110168820
Series: Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft : Book 3
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 580
Published: January 2001
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.98