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This book explores the activities and functions of priestly officials in Babylon, Greece, Egypt, and Rome in the two millennia preceding the rise of Christianity. Seven noted scholars seek to identify common characteristics of ancient priests and to illuminate the nature of the pagan priesthood, the meaning of ritual, and the role of religion in ancient societies.
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Book Description Cornell University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110801424011
Book Description Cornell University Press, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801424011