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References Armerding, C. E. “Festivals and Feasts”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Pentateuch. Eidted by T. D. Alexander. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2003, 300-313. Arnold, B. T. “Religion in Ancient Israel”. The Face of Old Testament Studies: A Survey of Contemporary Approaches. Edited by D. W. Baker and B. T. Arnold. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1999, 391-420. _____. Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study. Ada, MI: Baker Academic, 2002

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The Bread of God: religious and symbolic aspects of bakery


The present conference discusses the symbolic meaning of bread in the religious mentality of the Ancient Near East. We will find that bread, besides being a food necessary for its existence, also represented a cultural archetype that summed up and assumed in itself either different divinities of Oriental civilizations, or had a ritual-sacrificial character, in order to facilitate man rather immortality.

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Into the Darkness: Deep Caves in the Ancient Near East

Ancient Religion. Volume II. Cambridge: University Press. Eliade, M. (1951). Shamanism. Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy . New York, Follingen Foundation. Ellis, R. (1968). Foundation Deposits in Ancient Mesopotamia. New Haven: Yale University Press. Garfinkel, Y. (2003). Dancing at the Dawn of Agriculture. Austin: University of Texas Press. Garfinkel, Y. and Ben-Shlomo, D. (2009). Sha’ar Hagolan 2. The Rise of Urban Concepts in the Ancient Near East. Qedem Reports 9. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Israel Exploration

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The Royal Components of Melchizedek in Hebrews 7

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The Theophoric Element Ba'Al in Ancient Phoenician Inscriptions

Dictionary. Eidted by N. Freedman. New York, NY: Abingdon, 1992, 1:491-94. Day, J. “Baıal”. The Anchor Bible Dictionary. Edited by N. Freedman. New York, NY: Abingdon, 1992, 1: 545-49. de Moor, M. “Baıal”. Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. Edited by G. J. Botterweck. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988, 2:181-92. Dever, W. “Palaces and Temples in Canaan and Ancient Israel”. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. Edited by J. M. Sasson. New York, NY: Scribners, 1995, 1

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The Comoros: a confluence of board game histories

References [Charpentier et al., 2014] Charpentier, V., de Voogt, A., Crassard, R., Berger, J.-F., Borgi, F., and Al-Mashani, A. (2014). Games on the seashore of salalah: the discovery of mancala games in dhofar, sultanate of oman. Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy , 25:115–120. [Crist et al., 2016] Crist, W., de Voogt, A., and Dunn-Vaturi, A.-E. (2016). Facilitating interaction: board games as social lubricants in the ancient near east. Oxford Journal of Archaeology , 35(2):181–198. [Crist et al., 2017] Crist, W., Dunn-Vaturi, A.-E., and de

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Thinking Poverty: Basic Codes

Discrimination: Caste and Untouchability in South Asia.” Economic and Political Weekly , 45. 48: 99-106. Kaplan, S. L. (1986). “The Character and Implications of Strife among the Masters inside the Guilds of Eighteenth-Century Paris.” Journal of Social History , 19. 4: 631-647. Lanza, J. (2009). “Les veuves dans les corporations parisiennes au XVIII siècle.” Revue d'histoire moderne et contemporaine , 56. 3: 92-122. Lohfink, N. S. J. (1991). “Poverty in the Laws of the Ancient Near East and of the Bible.” Theological Studies , 52: 34-50. McIntosh, M

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A Bond Stronger Than Marriage: Discipleship in the Works of Christopher Isherwood

, Samuel Noah. “The Sage in Sumerian Literature: A Composite Portrait.” The Sage in Israel and the Ancient Near East . Eds. John G. Gammie and Leo G. Perdue. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1990. 31–44. Print. Kusek, Robert. “‘Trucizna płynąca w moich żyłach’: postpamięć Wielkiej Wojny we współczesnych narracjach (auto)biograficznych.” Przegląd Kulturoznawczy , vol. 22, no. 4. 2014: 383–395. Print. Malamud, Margaret. “Gender and Spiritual Self-Fashioning: The Master-Disciple Relationship in Classical Sufism.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion , vol

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The Agricultural Landscape of Tel Burna: Ecology and Economy of a Bronze Age/Iron Age Settlement in the Southern Levant

Southern Levant: synthesis, challenges, recent developments and perspectives. Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society A 368 , 5225-5248. Riehl, S. (2008). Climate and Agriculture in the Ancient Near East: a Synthesis of the Archaeobotanical and stable carbon Isotope evidence. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 17, Supplement 1 , S43-S51. Riehl, S. (2009). Archaeobotanical evidence for the interrelationship of agricultural decision-making and climate change in the ancient Near East. Quaternary International 197 , 93-114. DOI:

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The role of plants in the economy of Tell Arbid, north-east Syria, in the Post-Akkadian Period and Middle Bronze Age

. (ed.), ARCANE. Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East. Vol. 1. Jezirah, Brepols Publishers, Turhout. RÖLLIG W. 2008. Land- und Viehwirtschaft am unteren Habūr in mittelassyrischer Zeit. Berichte der Ausgrabung Tell Šēh Hamad/Dur-Katlimmu, 9: 301-326. SMITH A. 2012. Akkadian and post-Akkadian plant use at Tell Leilan: 225-240. In: Weiss H. (ed.), Seven generations since the fall of Akkad. Studia Chaburensia 3. STOL M. 1995. Old Babylonian cattle. Bull. Sumer. Agricult., 8: 173

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