December 23, 2016
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The Cult of Asherah in Ancient Israel and Judah

Excerpt from The cult of Asherah in ancient Isreal and Judah By JUDITH M. HADLEY, Cambridge Universiry Press. In recent years archaeological discoveries have helped to shed some light on the goddess Asherah and her possible role in Israelite religion. … Continue reading

April 13, 2016
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How Was Royal Power Expressed In The Iron Age?

By Fehmida Shah The early states of Iron Age Levant invested a great deal in the ideological justification of kingship through various representational means. Propaganda methods were used to ensure that there was ‘a set of symbolic forms by which … Continue reading

May 29, 2015
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An Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary, Published 1920

OK I know there are far more thoroughly modern books on this subject, but these are really rather good and free to download. An Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary : with an index of English words, king list and geological list with … Continue reading