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Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East by  Theodor H Gaster - 1977 - from Minotavros Books (SKU: 006414)

Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East

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Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East

by Gaster, Theodor H

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1977. Soft cover. Near Fine. Soft cover. 512 pp. Sticker ghosts and bump to fore edge of front cover. Age toning to pages and rear cover. "This book is an extremely erudite study of the seasonal rituals of several societies of the ancient Near East, as they may be traced in surviving writings." - Francis Fergusson, from rear cover.


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Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East
Gaster, Theodor H
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
W.W. Norton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Near East, Ancient near East, Religious Drama, Literary Criticism, Mythology, Theodor H. Gaster, Seasonal Myths, Hittites, Canaanites, Poem Of Baal, the Ramesseum Drama
Bookseller catalogs
Literary Criticism; Ancient Egypt;

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