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Author Davies, Jon, 1939-

Title Death, burial, and rebirth in the religions of antiquity / Jon Davies
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 246 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in the first Christian centuries
Religion in the first Christian centuries.
Contents pt. 1. Death in the Ancient Near East -- pt. 2. From caves and rock-cut tombs to Judaism -- pt. 3. Romans and Greeks : a theodicy of good fortune? -- pt. 4. Christians, martyrs, soldiers, saints
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
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Subject Death -- Religious aspects -- History of doctrines.
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient.
Future life -- History of doctrines.
Middle East -- Religion.
Rome -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98049845
ISBN 0203030508 (electronic bk.)
0415129907 (hbk.)
0415129915 (paperback)
1134792727 (electronic bk.)
9780203030509 (electronic bk.)
9780415129909 (hbk.)
9780415129916 (paperback)
9781134792726 (electronic bk.)