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Aristotle in the Greek Gnomological Tradition Denis Michael Searby

Aristotle in the Greek Gnomological Tradition

Denis Michael Searby

Published May 9th 2014
ISBN : 9781306157179
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298 pages
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The agricultural world of Old Testament Israel swarmed with animalsbirds, insects, fish, pack animals, pets, animals for hunting, and domesticated herds of sheep, goats, and cattle. Using information from the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern documents,MoreThe agricultural world of Old Testament Israel swarmed with animalsbirds, insects, fish, pack animals, pets, animals for hunting, and domesticated herds of sheep, goats, and cattle. Using information from the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern documents, anthropology, and archaeology, Borowski synthesizes what we know about the use of animals in biblical times for food, clothing, transportation, and even cultic practices. This comprehensive catalog is a convenient desk resource for any reader_whether biblical scholar, archaeology student, or layperson. Essays on pastoral systems, cult, and agricultural economics, makes this also an important tool for researchers.