By Eric Orlin

The Routledge Encyclopedia of old Mediterranean Religions is the 1st accomplished single-volume reference paintings providing authoritative insurance of historical religions within the Mediterranean global. Chronologically, the volume’s scope extends from pre-historical antiquity within the 3rd millennium B.C.E. throughout the upward thrust of Islam within the 7th century C.E. An interdisciplinary technique attracts out the typical matters and parts among and between spiritual traditions within the Mediterranean basin. Key good points of the quantity comprise:

  • Detailed maps of the Mediterranean global, historical Egypt, the Roman Empire, and the Hellenistic World

  • A complete timeline of significant occasions, strategies, and members, divided by way of sector to supply either a diachronic and pan-Mediterranean, synchronic view

  • A huge geographical variety together with western Asia, northern Africa, and southern Europe

This encyclopedia will function a key element of reference for all scholars and students attracted to historic Mediterranean tradition and society.

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