The splintered divine: a study of Ištar, Baal, and Yahweh divine names and divine multiplicity in the Ancient Near East

"This book investigates the issue of the singularity versus the multiplicity of ancient Near Eastern deities who are known by a common first name but differentiated by their last names, or geographic epithets. It focuses primarily on the Ishtar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Lev...

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Published in:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records
Main Author: Allen, Spencer L. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Boston Berlin München De Gruyter [2015]
In:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records
Series/Journal:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records volume 5
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Ancient Orient / Jahwe / Baal / Ishtar / Divinity
Further subjects:B God Name Comparative studies
B Ishtar (Assyro-Babylonian deity)
B Baal (Canaanite deity)
B God (Judaism) Name
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Summary:"This book investigates the issue of the singularity versus the multiplicity of ancient Near Eastern deities who are known by a common first name but differentiated by their last names, or geographic epithets. It focuses primarily on the Ishtar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Levant, and Yahweh names in Israel"--
ISBN:1614512930