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Miroslav Barta Miroslav Barta
Charles University, PragueCzech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty Member
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A.                                          Bernard Knapp A. Bernard Knapp
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Explanations for the Late Bronze Age crisis and collapse in the eastern Mediterranean are legion: migrations; predations by external forces; political struggles within dominant polities or system collapse among them; inequalities between centers and peripheries; climatic change and natural disasters; disease/plague. There has never been any overarching explanation to account for all the changes within and beyond the eastern Mediterranean, some of which occurred at different times from the mid-late 13th throughout the 12th centuries B.C.E. The ambiguity of the evidence—material, textual,...
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François Gaudard François Gaudard
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This article deals with the publication (transliteration, translation, extensive commentary and discussion, photographs) of P. Berlin 6848, which is a Roman period temple inventory from the Fayyum. In addition, it includes an appendix consisting of a list of items found in P. Berlin 6848 with their Greek equivalents, as well as a selection of other items found in Greek temple inventories.
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Carina Van Den Hoven Carina Van Den Hoven
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This article forms part of a volume on rites of passage in the Ancient Near East in which the theory of Arnold van Gennep is central. In this contribution, the author confronts Arnold Van Gennep's threefold structure theory on rites of passage (described in the introduction to the volume; see originally Van Gennep, Arnold 1909. Les rites de passage. Paris: É. Nourry) with the coronation ritual of the sacred falcon, represented in great detail in hieroglyphic inscriptions and associated imagery in the Ptolemaic temple of Horus at Edfu. During the ritual, which took place on the date of 1...
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Mattias Karlsson Mattias Karlsson
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Mantha Zarmakoupi Mantha Zarmakoupi
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Much progress has been made in the study of the emporion of the port-city of Delos (Map 9) in recent years, with new excavations and preparations towards their publication, reassessments of previously excavated material as well as analyses of the history, religion, art and architecture of Delos in the Late Hellenistic and Roman periods. Home of the Sanctuary of Apollo since the Archaic period, Delos commanded a huge cult network that intertwined religious with economic and political activities due to its advantageous geographical position at the centre of the Aegean world. The latest...
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Susan Sherratt
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Jackie Jay Jackie Jay
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Martin Andreas Stadler Martin Andreas Stadler
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Ari                                          Bryen Ari Bryen
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