Uses and Misuses of Ancient Mediterranean Sources

Erudition, Authority, Manipulation
Edited by Chiara Meccariello and Jennifer Singletary
[Gebrauch und Missbrauch antiker Mediterraner Quellen.]
2022. VI, 352 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-160012-8
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How were ancient textual sources used and manipulated? And how can this help us understand the dissemination of religious and mythological knowledge in different historical contexts? This interdisciplinary collection of essays concerning ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Greece, and Rome uses multiple approaches and perspectives to analyze the reuse of texts from different historical and geographical contexts across the ancient Mediterranean.

Studies in Education and Religion in Ancient and Pre-Modern History in the Mediterranean and Its Environs (SERAPHIM)