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NEW BOOK SERIES! “Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture”

Equinox Publishing has launched a new book series for its line of books in the study of religion and invites manuscripts and book proposals. Both single author and multi-author works are welcome. “Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture” (SARC), edited … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Colloquium on Material Culture and Ancient Religion (COMCAR) 2013

This year’s Colloquium on Material Culture and Ancient Religion (COMCAR) will focus on sites in the north Aegean region, with consideration also of broader temporal and cultural contexts.  The theme for 2013 is, “Navigating Roman Macedonia: Intersections of Empires Along … Continue reading

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Scholarship From The Road: Archaeology and Vandalism at the Sea of Galilee

By Alyssa Beall Earlier this summer, I had the unexpected opportunity of participating in an archaeological dig on the Sea of Galilee.  Before two weeks of early, early mornings and hot days on our dig site, we had about a … Continue reading

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Material Remnants as Cultural Signifiers: A Roman Lamp – Practical or Sacral Object?

By Philip L. Tite As an historian who studies ancient religious traditions, I am constantly concerned about how we evaluate and use our sources. Although source analysis tends to be seen as a key component in first order data collection … Continue reading

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