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作者 Allen, Spencer L
書名 The Splintered Divine : A Study of Istar, Baal, and Yahweh Divine Names and Divine Multiplicity in the Ancient near East
出版項 Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2015
©2015
國際標準書號 9781614512363 (electronic bk.)
9781614512936
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (480 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Studies in Ancient near Eastern Records (SANER) Ser. ; v.5
Studies in Ancient near Eastern Records (SANER) Ser
附註 Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Additional Abbreviations -- 0 Introduction -- 0.1 Ištar-of-Nineveh and Ištar-of-Arbela -- 0.2 Divine Names and Divine Multiplicity -- 0.3 Outline and Method -- 1 Considering Multiplicity and Defining Deity -- 1.1 An Early History of Identifying and Equating Divine Names -- 1.2 Toward Minimizing Multiplicity -- 1.3 Toward Maximizing Multiplicity -- 1.4 Agency, Names, Offerings, and Rituals -- 1.5 Conclusions -- Excursus: "Syncretism" -- 2 Comparative Insights -- 2.1 The Multiple Manifestations of the Madonna -- 2.2 Hittite Multiplicity -- 2.3 Conclusions -- 3 The Divine Hierarchy and Embedded God Lists (EGLs) -- 3.1 Moving Away from Lexical God Lists -- 3.2 The Last Are Least -- 3.3 Building Composite God Lists -- 3.4 Witness-List Traditions -- 3.5 Personal and Royal Correspondence -- 3.6 Cultic Texts and EGLs -- 3.7 Implications for the Present Study -- 4 The Ištar Goddesses of Neo-Assyria -- 4.1 The Ištar Goddesses by Several Other Names and Titles -- 4.2 Theological Speculations about Ištar Goddesses -- 4.3 The Goddess at Nineveh -- 4.4 The Goddess at Arbela -- 4.5 Who is Mullissu, and when is she Mullissu? -- 4.6 Assyrian-Ištar -- 4.8 Conclusions -- 5 Geographic Epithets in the West -- 5.1 The Baal Deities of Ugarit -- 5.2 Baal-of-Ugarit and the other Baal Deities at Ugarit -- 5.3 Baal: Epithet or Name? -- 5.4 The Baal Deities of the First Millennium -- 5.5 Why is a Baal Deity's Geography Important? -- 5.6 First-millennium Goddesses in Northwest Semitic Texts -- 5.7 Conclusions -- 6 A Kuntillet 'Ajrud Awakening -- 6.1 "Hear, O Israel, Yahweh//our-God" -- 6.2 The Geographic Origin of Yahweh: Teman -- 6.3 Yahweh and the Kingdom of Israel: Samaria -- 6.4 Yahweh and the Kingdom of Judah: Zion and the Hosts -- 6.5 Yahweh and the bet-Locative -- 6.6 Conclusions -- 7 Conclusions
7.1 Summary -- 7.2 Implications -- Bibliography -- Maps -- Appendix: Tables 1.1-7.1 -- Indices -- Primary Texts Index -- General Index
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 Ištar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Levant, and Yahweh names in Israel
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Allen, Spencer L. The Splintered Divine : A Study of Istar, Baal, and Yahweh Divine Names and Divine Multiplicity in the Ancient near East Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2015 9781614512936
主題 Baal (Canaanite deity)
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