Founding gods, inventing nations: conquest and culture myths from antiquity to Islam

Gifts of the gods : the origins of civilization in ancient Near Eastern and Greek mythology -- The beneficent sky god : cultural history in the Qur'an -- Who was first? : protography and discovery catalogs -- Inventing nations : postconquest native histories of civilization's origins -- &q...

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Main Author: McCants, William Faizi 1975-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Princeton Oxford Princeton University Press [2012]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Ancient Orient / Greece / Palestine / Islam / Culture / Rise of / Myth
Further subjects:B Middle East Colonization
B Mythology, Middle Eastern
B Arabs (Middle East) History
B Romans (Middle East) History
B Middle East Civilization Philosophy
B Civilization Philosophy
B Middle East Intellectual life
B Middle East Civilization Historiography
B Thesis
B Greeks (Middle East) History
B Acculturation (Middle East) History
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Summary:Gifts of the gods : the origins of civilization in ancient Near Eastern and Greek mythology -- The beneficent sky god : cultural history in the Qur'an -- Who was first? : protography and discovery catalogs -- Inventing nations : postconquest native histories of civilization's origins -- "The sciences of the ancients" : speculation on the origins of philosophy, medicine, and the exact sciences
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. [149] - 166
ISBN:0691151482