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Ancient Near Eastern Millennialism  

Robert Gnuse

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
Online publication date:
Jan 2012
Although there existed no real millennial text prior to late Jewish and early Christian texts, there exists an overabundance of resources that heavily draw on millennial texts. This article ... More

Sacrificial Violence: A Problem in Ancient Religions  

Walter Burkert

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
Online publication date:
Mar 2013
This chapter investigates the sacrificial violence that is a problem of ancient religions, paying attention only to those civilizations which form the basis of Near Eastern-European ... More