A History of the Animal World in the Ancient Near East (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) by Billie Jean Collins
English | Dec 1, 2001 | ISBN: 9004121269 | 620 Pages | PDF | 33 MB
This book is about 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 the reader with a complete picture of the complex relationships between the peoples of the Ancient Near East and (their) animals. A reference guide and key to the menagerie of the Ancient Near East, with ample original illustrations.