Among the Host of Heaven
The Syro-Palestinian Pantheon as Bureaucracy
By (author) Lowell K. Handy
Publication date:30 June 1994
Length of book:240 pages
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.