Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

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Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World examines how religious and historical memory was fashioned, distorted, preserved, or erased in ancient societies - and what wide-ranging effects these actions had on the historical process. The volume is interested in how memory intersects with and shapes religious traditions and cultural identities. Its twelve case studies explore different aspects of the memory layers that make up ancient history (social, religious, cultural), and looks at how these layers are ...

Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199572069

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