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School‐Books from Egypt

E. W. Heaton

in The School Tradition of the Old Testament: The Bampton Lectures for 1994

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263623
eISBN:
9780191601156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263627.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates further a topic introduced in the last: the school-books of Egypt. It identifies many connections and much common ground between the school literature of Egypt and Israel, ... More


Experiencing the Holy: Sacred Ritual and Pilgrimage

Josef W. Meri

in The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This chapter discusses pilgrimage and the ziyāra in the Islamic context. It looks at the culture of devotion, of which pilgrimage and saint veneration were an integral part. For many, participating ... More


Imagining the Past: Historical Fiction in New Kingdom Egypt

Colleen Manassa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982226
eISBN:
9780199369959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982226.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book examines four tales within the corpus of ancient Egyptian literature. During the Ramesside Period, the ancient Egyptians composed stories set two or even three centuries earlier. Known by ... More


Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching ... More


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