Among the Host of Heaven

The Syro-Palestinian Pantheon as Bureaucracy

By (author) Lowell K. Handy

Hardback - £33.95

Publication date:

30 June 1994

Length of book:

240 pages



ISBN-13: 9780931464843

This volume provides new directions for thinking about the structure, organization, and “function” of the gods of the Levantine and ancient Near Eastern worlds, arguing that the structure of the pantheon worshiped in Syria-Palestine mirrored the social structure of the city-states of that region.