By Krzysztof Ulanowski

The non secular element of conflict within the historical close to East, Greece and Rome is a quantity devoted to investigating the connection among faith and warfare in antiquity in minute aspect. the 19 chapters are divided into 3 teams: the traditional close to East, Greece, and Rome. they're provided in flip and all attainable points of conflict and its non secular connections are investigated. The individuals concentrate on the theology of conflict, the position of monks in war, usual phenomena as indicators for army job, cruelty, piety, the divinity of people in particular martial situations, rituals of battle, iconographical representations and emblems of warfare, or even the archaeology of conflict. As editor Krzysztof Ulanowski invited either recognized experts resembling Robert Parker, Nicholas Sekunda, and Pietro Mander to give a contribution, in addition to many younger, proficient students with clean rules. From this polyphony of voices, views and reviews emerges a various, yet coherent, illustration of the advanced courting among faith and warfare in antiquity.

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