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Cover,v.1Volume 1 - One God or Many: Concepts of Divinity in the Ancient World, 350 pp.   ISBN: 0-9674250-x   $25.00 US

This book, the product of a conference held in September, 1997, contains five highly original essays dealing with concepts of the divine as One and/or Many in ancient Assyria, Egypt, Greece, and Israel. The essays address such topics as the advantages and disadvantages of polytheism and monotheism, and the surprisingly different concepts of "god" held by these four closely related ancient cultures. The idea was to provoke a lively exchange among four fields that currently deal with such issues in almost complete isolation from one another, and the resulting discussions, often intense, are excerpted and summarized in the concluding chapter.

The authors are:

John Baines, Professor of Egyptology, Oxford University
Stephen A. Geller, Professor of Bible, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Simo Parpola, Professor of Assyriology, University of Helsinki
H.S. Versnel, Professor of Ancient History, University of Leiden
Barbara Nevling Porter, Research Associate, Harvard Semitic Museum, & Director of the Casco Bay Assyriological Institute
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The Helsinki Atlas of the Near East in the Neo-Assyrian Period, 33 Maps + folding map in pocket, 46 pp. of Gazetteers and Bibliography.    ISBN: 951-45-9050-3   $37.50 US

The map (70.4 x 102 cm) is available separately, rolled, for $19.95 US
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    First published August, 2000.
    These pages prepared and maintained by Michael Porter