Among the Host of Heaven

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Among the Host of Heaven: The Syro-Palestinian Pantheon as Bureaucracy

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Author  Lowell K. Handy
Publisher  Eisenbrauns
Publication Date   June 30, 1994
ISBN  0931464846
Pages  240

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This volume provides new directions for thinking about the structure, organization, and “function” of the gods of the Levantine and ancient Near Eastern worlds, arguing that the structure of the pantheon worshiped in Syria-Palestine mirrored the social structure of the city-states of that region.

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