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Religion & Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom (Studies in Helenistic Civilization, No 1)

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Published by Aarhus Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ASIA,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Near East,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History of religion,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLise Hannestad (Editor), Per Bilde (Editor), Troels Engbert-Pedersen (Editor), Jan Zahle (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9170484M
    ISBN 108772883227
    ISBN 109788772883229

    The history of Buddhism spans from the 6th century BCE to the sm arose in the eastern part of Ancient India, in and around the ancient Kingdom of Magadha (now in Bihar, India), and is based on the teachings of Siddhārtha makes it one of the oldest religions practiced today. The religion evolved as it spread from the northeastern region of the Indian subcontinent. Compare Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are three of the most influential world religions in history. While Judaism isn't as large as Christianity and Islam, its impact on the world has still been as profound.

    The Revolution split some denominations, notably the Church of England, whose ministers were bound by oath to support the King, and the Quakers, who were traditionally pacifists. Religious practice suffered in certain places because of the absence of ministers and the destruction of churches, but in other areas, religion flourished. The most important event of the Hellenistic period, though, is the translation of the Torah into Greek in Ptolemaic Egypt. The Greeks, in fact, were somewhat interested (not much) in the Jewish religion, but it seems that they wanted a copy of the Jewish scriptures for the library at Alexandria.

    Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Article. covers all aspects of religion and religious practice in the Seleucid kingdom. (in Books 4, 5 and 8). Read more. The diversity of religions across cultures. Religion, gender, and sexuality. How religions contribute to the maintenance of social order. Religious beliefs and practices, and why they change. What part religions play in cultural and social transformation. The role of religions .


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Newsletter. Sign up for our newsletter and stay updated on the newest books, activities and exciting offers. Subscribe to newsletter. Aarhus Universitetsforlag A/S. Finlandsgade 29 Aarhus N. The Seleucid Empire was an incredibly broad one and the processes at work in it weren't half as clear (nor are they half as understood) as those that happened in the Problematic Empire (although again, that's actually variable, depending on whether you are just talking about Egypt or the Levant, Cyprus, southern Anatolian coast and parts of the Aegean).

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Religion and religious practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Religion and religious practice in the Seleucid Kingdom.

Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Zahle, J. Religious Motifs in Seleucid Coins. In P. Bilde et al. (Eds.), Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom (pp. Aarhus Aarhus University Press. A highly political religion by nature, the Vietnamese religious group of Cao Dai formed an army during the Japanese occupation of Indo-China in The Army was disbanded in.

(See Lise Hannestad and Daniel Potts, “Temple Architecture in the Seleucid Kingdom,” in Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom, ed. Per Bilde et al.; Studies in Hellenistic Civilization 1 (Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, ),who cite the Bīt Rēš temple’s (Temple of Anu) traditional design as evidence (a.

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