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1 A History of Roman Religion Altheim, Franz
London, England Methuen & Co. 1938 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. Early 20th century chronological history of Roman religion discusses deities, festivals, cults, and Greek influences, and the interplay between religion and the state. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; water stain to edge of inside front cover and front free end paper; underlining to a few pages, catalog info. on title page, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label at bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 The Greek Cosmologists. Volume I: The Formation of the Atomic Theory and its Earliest Critics David Furley
Cambridge University Press 1987 0521333288 / 9780521333283 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-College Library. Volume 1 covers the early development of Greek cosmology, mathematics, and atomic theory. In addition to looking at Pythagoras, Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and many more, the philosophical underpinnings of these scientific efforts are carefully considered (especially as represented by the Atomists and their critics). Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; text unmarked; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label at bottom spine; checkout slip and pocket on rear free end paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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3 The religious experience of the Roman people, from the earliest times to the age of Augustus;: The Gifford lectures for 1909-10 Fowler, W. Warde
London, England Macmillan & Co. 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. Early 20th century history of Roman religion discusses deities, rituals, divination, and the secularization of religion especially in building support for the Second Punic War. Additional topics include Greek philosophy, mysticism, family and householdl, and the Augustan Revival. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; occasional check marks, catalog info. on title page, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label at bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 The Gnostic Religion Hans Jonas
Boston MA Beacon Press 1963 0807057991 / 9780807057995 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Enlarged Edition. Subtitled "The message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity". Comprehensive survey of Gnosticism. Sections include Gnostic Literature - Main tenets, Symbolic Language; Gnostic Systems of Thought; and Gnosticism and the Classical Mind. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some rubbing to covers; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5 Racial Myth in English History: Trojans, Teutons, and Anglo-Saxons (NONE) Hugh A. MacDougall
Montreal, Canada Harvest House 1982 0887722121 / 9780887722127 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines two primary national myths of origin for England. One represented by Geoffrey of Monmouth is that early settlers of England came from Troy. The other Teutonic or Anglo-Saxon myth traces English origins to the 5th century C.E. with Germanic origin considered superior and responsible for free political institutions and leadership. Author shows how the myths emerged, and the latter eventually predominated as both a unifying and divisive idea. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, owner's name and rubber stamp on half title page; creasing at front cover near spine; some shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Acropolis of Athens, Panoutsos, A.
6 The Acropolis of Athens Panoutsos, A.
Athens, Greece Demetra Sigala Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
32-page softcover with glossy card covers, 12mo - over 6" - 7 " tall. Includes a color fold-out map attached to rear cover. Published by Demetra Sigala, no date shown (c1960). History and guidebook of the Acropolis. Greek text by A. Panoutsos, Designs and Map by Zaschos Skardiakos, Photographs by N. Stournaras. Condition: Good; previous owner's names and stampings inside front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. The last 8 pages have some wear, chipping, and small tears to top edge. Covers have some scuffing, light creasing, corner creasing and edge wear. Map is unmarked with light edge wear. Paperback 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Babylonian Chronology 626 B.C. - A.D. 45 Parker, Richard A. and Waldo H. Dubberstein
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1946 2nd Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Ex-Seminary library. 2nd Edition 1946. Earlier version of Parker's Chronology attempts to resolve dating issues between the Neo-Babylonian, Achaemenid Persian, and Seleucid periods and provides conversion tables for the Babylonian and Julian calendars. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization No. 24. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; softcover preserved in pressboard (attached with binding tape); no markings to text; age toning to text block; pocket removed from inside rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 The Library of Early Christianity - 8 volume set Wayne A. Meeks (editor)
Philadelphia PA The Westminster Press 1986 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Complete 8 volume set survey attempts to illumine the social, intellectual, and literary environment of Early Christianity. Volumes are : Gods and the One God; The New Testament in Its Social Environment; Early Biblical Interpretation; Moral Exhortation, A Greco-Roman Sourcebook; Letter Writing in Greco-Roman Antiquity; The Moral World of the First Christians; From the Maccabees to the Mishnah; The New Testament and Its Literary Environment. Book Conditions : Fine, 2 volumes are new and still wrapped; no text marks; appear unread. Dust Jacket Conditions : Near Fine; occasional light shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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