The splintered divine : a study of Ishtar, Baal, and Yahweh divine names and divine multiplicity in the ancient Near East

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Full title: The splintered divine : a study of Ishtar, Baal, and Yahweh divine names and divine multiplicity in the ancient Near East / Spencer Allen.
Main author: Allen, Spencer, (Author)
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Summary: "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 Ishtar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Levant, and Yahweh names in Israel"--
Corporate Authors: Ebook Central Academic Complete.
Language: English
Published: Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
Classmark: 202/.1109394
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Series: Studies in ancient Near Eastern records ; v. 5.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781614512936 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781614512363 (e-book)
ISSN: 2161-4415 ;