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A history of the animal world in the ancient Near East / edited by Billie Jean Collins.

Collins, Billie Jean. (Added Author).
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Subject: Human-animal relationships > Middle East.
Animals in art.
Animals in literature.
Animals > Religious aspects.
Animals in the Bible.
Relations homme-animal > Moyen-Orient.
Animaux dans l'art.
Animaux dans la littérature.
Animaux > Aspect religieux.
Genre: Electronic books.
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  • ISBN: 141759084X
  • ISBN: 9781417590841
  • ISBN: 9047400917
  • ISBN: 9789047400912
  • ISBN: 9789004121263
  • ISBN: 9004121269
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 620 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-601) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: The Native Fauna; Part II: Animals in Art; Part III: Animals in Literature; Part IV: Animals in Religion; Part V: Studies in the Cultural Use of Animals; Appendix: Bibliography of Near Eastern Zoology; References; Index.
Summary: This title concerns man's contact with the animal world: sacrifice, sacred animals, diet, and domestication. Chapters on art, literature, religion and animal husbandry reveal a picture of the complex relationships between the peoples of the Ancient Near East and (their) animals.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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