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Title A history of the animal world in the ancient Near East / edited by Billie Jean Collins
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 620 pages) : illustrations
Series Handbook of Oriental studies. Section 1, Near and Middle East ; v. 64 = Handbuch der Orientalistik
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Erste Abteilung, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ; 64 Bd
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: The Native Fauna; Part II: Animals in Art; Part III: Animals in Literature; Part IV: Animals in Religion; Part V: Studies in the Cultural Use of Animals; Appendix: Bibliography of Near Eastern Zoology; References; Index
Summary This title concerns man's contact with the animal world: sacrifice, sacred animals, diet, and domestication. Chapters on art, literature, religion and animal husbandry reveal a picture of the complex relationships between the peoples of the Ancient Near East and (their) animals
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-601) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Animals in art.
Animals in literature.
Animals in the Bible.
Animals -- Religious aspects.
Human-animal relationships -- Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, Billie Jean.
ISBN 141759084X (electronic bk.)
9004121269 (hard cover ; alk. paper)
9781417590841 (electronic bk.)
9789004121263 (hard cover ; alk. paper)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)