Athtart: The Transmission and Transformation of a Goddess in by Aren M. Wilson-Wright

By Aren M. Wilson-Wright

during this e-book, Aren M. Wilson-Wright proposes a brand new version for learning gods within the historical close to East. the foremost perception of this version is that the jobs, services, and representations of deities correspond to the day-by-day workouts in their worshippers. infantrymen, for instance, are inclined to worship martial gods, whereas farmers are likely to worship agricultural gods. the writer then illustrates the application of this version by means of utilising it to an in depth research of the goddess Athtart at 3 overdue Bronze Age websites: Egypt, Emar, and Ugarit. within the technique, he demonstrates that a number of, detailed different types of Athtart existed in any respect 3 websites within the overdue Bronze Age, every one such as the day-by-day exercises of other social teams. He additionally considers the impact of day-by-day workouts at the transmission of Athtart.

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