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Author Anagnostou-Laoutides, Evangelia, author.

Title In the Garden of the Gods : models of kingship from the Sumerians to the Seleucids / Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides (Centre for Ancient Cultures, Monash University)
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 256 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Dying kings in the ANE : GilgameŇ° and his travels in the Garden of Power -- 2. Sacred marriage in the ANE : the collapse of the garden and its aftermath -- 3. Renewing the cosmos : garden and goddess in first millennium ideology -- 4. The Seleucids at Babylon : flexing traditions and reclaiming the garden
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-250) and index
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Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Metaphor -- Political aspects -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Mythology -- Political aspects -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Power (Social sciences) -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Scribes -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500
Elite (Social sciences)
Imperialism -- Social aspects.
Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects.
Kings and rulers.
Metaphor -- Political aspects.
Mythology -- Political aspects.
Politics and government.
Power (Social sciences)
Scribes.
Middle East -- History -- To 622.
Middle East -- Kings and rulers -- History
Middle East -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects -- History
Middle East -- Politics and government.
Middle East.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Academic theses.
History.
Form Electronic book
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