Emerging from Darkness

Emerging from Darkness

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This volume contains several presentations of new Manichaean source materials and provocative essays upon them. The studies are authored by an international group of leading scholars in the fields of ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern studies, comparative religion, early Christianity, patristics, Turkic studies, and Coptology. Throughout the book the studies present and discuss a variety of source materials representing the vast geographical spread of Manichaeism. This book should prove to be foundational for future research on Manichaeism and late antique religions in general.9), we find mention of the Chaldeans in a five-part list of gender opposites.83 The Chaldeans are not mentioned ... See also J. C. B. Petropoulos, aquot;The Erotic Magical Papyriaquot; in Proceedings of the XVIII International Congress of Papyrology, vol. 2 (Athens. 1988) 215-22; J. Winkler. aquot;The Constraints of Erosaquot; Magika Hiera 214-43; and the discussion on sex, love, and marriage as themes in defixiones, anbsp;...


Title:Emerging from Darkness
Author: Paul Allan Mirecki, Jason David BeDuhn
Publisher:BRILL - 1996-12-31
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