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A History of the Animal World in the Ancient Near East

Edited By: Billie Jean Collins

620 pages, 67 Figs

E J Brill

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #120917 | ISBN: 9004121269
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Covers all aspects of man's contact with the animal world: sacrifice, sacred animals, diet, domestication, in short, from the sublime to the mundane. Chapters on art, literature, religion and animal husbandry provide a complete picture of the complex relationships between the peoples of the Ancient Near East and (their) animals.


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