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6. Twilight in the far west

6. Twilight in the far west  

Barry Cunliffe

in Druids: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777233
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199539406.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199539406
6. Twilight in the far west
2. The European theatre

2. The European theatre  

Barry Cunliffe

in Druids: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777233
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199539406.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199539406
2. The European theatre
3. The archaeology of religious practice at the time of the Druids

3. The archaeology of religious practice at the time of the Druids  

Barry Cunliffe

in Druids: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777233
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199539406.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199539406
3. The archaeology of religious practice at the time of the Druids
8. Two hidden treasures

8. Two hidden treasures  

Luke Timothy Johnson

in The New Testament: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365807
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199735709.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199735709
8. Two hidden treasures
5. Altars steeped in human blood

5. Altars steeped in human blood  

Barry Cunliffe

in Druids: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777233
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199539406.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199539406
5. Altars steeped in human blood
4. Ritual and transformation

4. Ritual and transformation  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
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Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780199394432
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199943524.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199943524
4. Ritual and transformation
4. Cosmovision and human sacrifice

4. Cosmovision and human sacrifice  

Davíd Carrasco

in The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365708
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195379389.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195379389
4. Cosmovision and human sacrifice
3. The religions of AbrahamJewish understandings of God

3. The religions of Abraham: Jewish understandings of God  

John Bowker

in God: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781223
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198708957.003.0003
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9780198708957
3. The religions of Abraham Jewish understandings of God
2. Assyrian places

2. Assyrian places  

Karen Radner

in Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198715900.003.0002
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9780198715900
2. Assyrian places Abstract ‘Assyrian places’ considers the exploration of key sites that provide insight into Assyria’s rediscovery since the mid-19th century. Firstly, it looks at the city where everything started—Aššur, at the southern edge of the core region—where the empire of the first millennium first came together. Aššur and Kalhu (which replaced Aššur as capital city) are two of Iraq’s most significant archaeological sites. A glimpse at the trading colony at Kaneš in Central Turkey serves to investigate Assyrian history of the early second millennium BC further afield, while Dur-Katlimmu, an important provincial centre in Syria, serves to emphasize
3. Assyrians at home

3. Assyrians at home  

Karen Radner

in Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198715900.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198715900
3. Assyrians at home Abstract ‘Assyrians at home’ describes the great variety of living conditions and human experiences in the Assyrian Empire in the 7th century, the period when the source material is most numerous and diverse. First, it considers the life of King Esarhaddon and the continuing violence that attended his assumption of the title, before describing the frustrations of Šumaya and his cousin Urdu-Gula—scholars and trained exorcists—who did not share the privileged positions of Royal Scribe or Master Scholar that were bestowed on their relatives. The lives of Šulmu-šarri, a wealthy landowner from Dur-Katlimmu, and Duri-Aššur, a wine

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