Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien. Studies in Universal and Cultural History

Animals and their Relation to Gods, Humans and Things in the Ancient World

Editors: Mattila, Raija, Ito, Sanae, Fink, Sebastian (Eds.)

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  • Human-Animal-Studies in the Field of Ancient History
  • An Improved Understanding of Ancient Categories
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While Human-Animal Studies is a rapidly growing field in modern history, studies on this topic that focus on the Ancient World are few. The present volume aims at closing this gap. It investigates the relation between humans, animals, gods, and things with a special focus on the structure of these categories. An improved understanding of the ancient categories themselves is a precondition for any investigation into the relation between them. The focus of the volume lies on the Ancient Near East, but it also provides studies on Ancient Greece, Asia Minor, Mesoamerica, the Far East, and Arabia.

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Dr. Raija Mattila is Docent of Assyriology, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Director of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East, Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr. Sanae Ito is a historian and Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Dr. Sebastian Fink is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence “Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions”.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animals and their Relation to Gods, Humans and Things in the Ancient World
Editors
  • Raija Mattila
  • Sanae Ito
  • Sebastian Fink
Series Title
Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien. Studies in Universal and Cultural History
Copyright
2019
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-24388-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-24388-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-24387-6
Series ISSN
2524-3780
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 487
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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