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Essays on Religion and the Ancient World, Volume 2

Selected and edited, with and Introduction, Bibliography of Nock's writings, and Indexes, by Zeph Stewart

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$155.50 • £124.95 • €140.00

ISBN 9780674021136

Publication Date: 01/01/1972


534 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Essays on Religion and the Ancient World


  • Greeks and Magi
  • Tomb Violations and Pontifical Law
  • Religious Attitudes of the Ancient Greeks
  • Ruler-Worship and Syncretism
  • Philo and Hellenistic Philosophy
  • Later Egyptian Piety
  • The Cult of Heroes
  • Mana and Roman Religion
  • Sarcophagi and Symbolism
  • Word-Coinage in Greek
  • The Emperor’s Divine Comes
  • Christianity and Classical Culture
  • The Problem of Zoroaster
  • Graeco-Egyptian Religious Propaganda
  • Tertullian and the Ahori
  • Soter and Euergetes
  • The Roman Army and the Roman Religious Year
  • Hellenistic Mysteries and Christian Sacraments
  • The Book of Acts
  • Deification and Julian
  • A Cult Ordinance in Verse
  • Posidonius
  • Religious Symbols and Symbolism I
  • Religious Symbols and Symbolism II
  • Religious Symbols and Symbolism III
  • Nymphs and Nereids
  • ‘Son of God’ in Pauline and Hellenistic Thought
  • Gnosticism
  • Isopoliteia and the Jews
  • Obiter Dicta
  • Bibliography of the published writings of A. D. Nock
  • Index of cross-references
  • Index of books reviewed
  • Indexes
  • Names and Subjects
  • Texts Emended or Interpreted
  • Modern Authors

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