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From Alexander to Jesus

Ory Amitay

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266360
eISBN:
9780520948174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266360.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort ... More


Introduction

Ory Amitay

in From Alexander to Jesus

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266360
eISBN:
9780520948174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266360.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The great importance of Alexander the Great's historical achievement for the development of Christianity has long been recognized. The notion of Alexander as a philosopher-king who strives for a ... More


Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

David Gange

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Every great figure of the nineteenth century—from Gladstone, Carlyle and Ruskin, to Byron, Tennyson and Yeats, or Lyell, Darwin and Huxley—read histories of ancient Egypt and argued about their ... More


Introduction: The Accession of Menes

David Gange

in Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

British Egyptology was entangled with the cultural and political events and processes of the nineteenth century; only through analysis of the theology, science, politics and literature of this period ... More


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