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'Der Herr des Himmels möge lang machen seine Tage und seine Jahre': Religionsgeschichtliche Beiträge: Festschrift für Herbert Niehr zum 60. Geburtstag
Dyma, Oliver, Stefanie-Ulrike Gulde-Karmann and Dagmar Kühn, editors

Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2015 pp. x + 225. €98.00

Series Information
Alter Orient und Altes Testament, 427

Description: This Festschrift for Herbert Niehr assembles articles concerning north-west Semitic history and religious history, the history of reception and the history of research, the cults of rulers and of the dead, and about the Old Testament. The topical breadth of the contributions reflects the wide-ranging interests of H. Niehr. Along with papers by the participants of Niehr's graduate seminar, this volume includes articles by members of the PhD group "symbols of the dead" of the Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies (IANES) of the University of Tübingen, of which H. Niehr is a part.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Religions

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Review by Markus Witte
Published 12/1/2016
Citation: Markus Witte, review of Oliver Dyma, Stefanie-Ulrike Gulde-Karmann, and Dagmar Kühn, eds., ‘Der Herr des Himmels möge lang machen seine Tage und seine Jahre’: Religionsgeschichtliche Beiträge: Festschrift für Herbert Niehr zum 60. Geburtstag, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2016).

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