By Glenn S. Holland
Gods within the wilderness explores the attention-grabbing spiritual cultures of the traditional close to East. From the mysterious pyramids, tombs, and temples of Egypt to the strong heroes, gods, and legends of Mesopotamia, Glenn Holland courses readers in the course of the early religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Syria-Palestine.
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I would like to particularly thank Virginia Marbella, Maggie Lyons, Brien Lohrmann, and the others who have made my association with The Teaching Company such a pleasure. I am also indebted to Brian Romer, who first approached me about writing this book, and Sarah Stanton of Rowman & Littlefield, who has helped me bring it to completion. The time I have spent in the creation of this book may be fairly characterized as a time of transition in my life, and transitions are by their nature never without their difficulties.
Senusret presided over the development of a particular style of art, the "royal style," that soon came to dominate Egyptian art. He also built temples for a multitude of gods. Many of these temples were built in Abydos, a ritual center associated particularly with the rites of Osiris, the god who ruled over the Underworld. Selective peace agreements between Egypt and regional states of Syria–Palestine provided renewed opportunities for trade and commerce. The Middle Kingdom also saw the importation of slaves from western Asia into Egypt to serve as laborers for building projects.
E. ) of Assyria conquers Babylon c. E. E. E. Egypt: Third Intermediate Period—Dynasty 21–25 c. E. Syria–Palestine: Saul, king of Israel c. E. Syria–Palestine: David, king of Judah and Israel c. E. E. E. E. Syria–Palestine: Omri, king of Israel c. E. E. Mesopotamia: Shalmaneser III, king of Assyria c. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. E. Syria–Palestine: Jewish autonomy under Hasmonean rule Preface This book is a product of a course that I began teaching shortly after my arrival at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in the fall of 1985.