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480 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198808558


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Ancient Prophecy

Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

  • Offers the first comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources
  • Provides a thorough overview of textual sources including the newest publications of cuneiform tablets and Greek inscriptions
  • Includes comparative chapters on topics such as prophetic ecstasy; temples as venues of prophetic performances; prophets and political rulers; and the prophets' gender which can be either male, female, or non-gendered
  • Argues for a common category of ancient Eastern Mediterranean prophecy, even though the fragmentary and secondary nature of the sources allows only a restricted view to it
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