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Title The religious aspects of war in the ancient near East, Greece, and Rome / edited by Krzysztof Ulanowski.

Published Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston, [Massachusetts] : Brill, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (439 pages) : illustrations.
Series Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 1566-2055 ; Volume 84.
Ancient Warfare ; Volume 1.
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; Volume 84.
Ancient warfare ; Volume 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Contents Part 1 Ancient Near East -- War in Mesopotamian Culture / Pietro Mander Mander, Pietro 5 -- Some Remarks Concerning the Development of the Theology of War in Ancient Mesopotamia / Vladimir Sazonov Sazonov, Vladimir 23 -- Battle-Descriptions in Mesopotamian Sources I: Presargonic and Sargonic Period / Sebastian Fink Fink, Sebastian 51 -- A Comparison of the Role of Barû and Mantis in Ancient Warfare / Krzysztof Ulanowski Ulanowski, Krzysztof 65 -- Eclipses and the Precipitation of Conflict: Deciphering the Signal to Attack / Micah Ross Ross, Micah 99 -- Part 2 Greece -- War and Religion in Ancient Greece / Robert Parker Parker, Robert 123 -- Terrified Face of Alcyoneus: The Religious Character of Greek Warfare, or What about the Vanquished? / Bogdan Burliga Burliga, Bogdan 133 -- Burning of Greek Temples by the Persians and Greek War-Propaganda / Eduard Rung Rung, Eduard 166 -- Weather, Luck and the Divine in Thucydides / Rachel Bruzzone Bruzzone, Rachel 180 -- Xenophon's Piety within the Hipparchikos / Simone Agrimonti Agrimonti, Simone 194 -- Mounted Torch-Race at the Athenian Bendideia / Nicholas Sekunda Sekunda, Nicholas 206 -- Like Gods among Men. The Use of Religion and Mythical Issues during Alexander's Campaign / Borja Antela-Bernárdez Antela-Bernárdez, Borja 235 -- Defence and Offence in the Egyptian Royal Titles of Alexander the Great / Ivan Ladynin Ladynin, Ivan 256 -- Egyptian Warriors: Machimoi, in Coroplastic Art-Selected Examples / Slawomir Jedraszek Jedraszek, Slawomir 272 -- Part 3 Rome -- Clenar larans etnam svalce: Myth, Religion, and Warfare in Etruria / Joshua R. Hall Hall, Joshua R. 291 -- Ara Pacis Augustae and the Campus Martius: Peace and War, Antinomic or Complementary Realities in the Roman World / Dan-Tudor Ionescu Ionescu, Dan-Tudor 303 -- Religious Legitimation of War in the Reign of Antoninus Pius / André Heller Heller, André 358 -- Roman Soldiers in Official Cult Ceremonies: Performance, Participation and Religious Experience / Tomasz Dziurdzik Dziurdzik, Tomasz 376 -- Religious Aspects of the Bar Kokliba Revolt: The Founding of Aelia Capitolina on the Ruins of Jerusalem / Boaz Zissu Zissu, Boaz, Hanan Eshel Eshel, Hanan 387.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Ulanowski, Krzysztof, editor.
Subject War -- Religious aspects.
Middle East.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789004324756
9789004324763 (e-book)