Professor steve mason will be appointed distinguished professor of ancient mediterranean religions and cultures at the faculty of theology. Preliminary remarks and a review of prior research this book provides an introduction to the religious traditions of the ancient mediterranean world for the . Students in ancient mediterranean studies will examine the ancient literature, archaeology, history, religion, philosophy, and art produced by the network of.
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The courses coordinated and advertised by religions of the ancient mediterranean are open to all students with the proper language skills the lectures. Public and private in ancient mediterranean law and religion religionsgeschichtliche versuche und vorarbeiten vol 65 berlin, munich. This project, accepted by the european research council (erc), takes a completely new perspective on the religious history of mediterranean. Light against darkness: dualism in ancient mediterranean religion and the contemporary world front cover armin lange, eric m meyers, bennie reynolds.