Tammi J. Schneider's An Introduction to Ancient Mesopotamian Religion PDF

By Tammi J. Schneider

ISBN-10: 0802829597

ISBN-13: 9780802829597

In An advent to Mesopotamian faith Tammi J. Schneider deals readers a simple advisor to the faith of the peoples residing within the area of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers from the start of the Bronze Age to the time of Alexander the good and Darius III. Drawing from extant texts, artifacts, and structure, Schneider finds a posh, fluid, and hugely ritualized polytheism and describes either its fascinating pantheon of deities and the non secular event of the folks who spent their lives serving and appeasing them.

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