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Images of Woman and Child from the Bronze Age: Reconsidering Fertility, Maternity, and Gender in the Ancient World
1. Introduction 2. Egypt 3. The Levant and Anatolia 4. Mesopotamia and Iran 5. Cyprus 6. Aegean 7. Conclusions.
A reconsideration of the Aphrodite-Ashtart syncretism
Summary Scholars have long recognized a one-to-one correspondence, or interpretatio syncretism, between the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the Phoenician goddess Ashtart (Astarte). The origin of thisExpand
The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity
1. Introduction 2. The ancient Near Eastern data 3. The so-called 'evidence' 4. Herodotos 5. In the footsteps of Herodotos: Lucian and 'Jeremiah' 6. Pindar Fragment 122 7. Strabo, confused andExpand
The Ancient Greeks: New Perspectives
Minoan Religion
The origins of Aphrodite
The Ancient Greeks: An Introduction
Series Editor's Preface Preface and Acknowledgments PART 1: INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction What Did the Greeks Contribute to Modern Society? PART 2: GREEK CIVILIZATION 2. Location of Greek CivilizationExpand