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Bibil Identifier bibil:204223
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Die Selbstrechtfertigung des Prexaspes (Herodot III 62,3-4) als Zeugnis für den persischen Auferstehungsglauben
Author Gerhards, Meik
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 143)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language German
Pages 119-133 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The paper wants to show, that the self-justification of Prexaspes in Her III 62,3-4 includes an allusion to the Persian belief in resurrection. For this purpose it compares apparent analogous statements in Homer's Iliad and it suggests an interpretation of Prexaspes' declaration in the wider context of Herodot's Histories. In this way the state-ment of Prexaspes is justified as a testimony for the existence of the belief in resurrection in Persia during the 5th century BC.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Persia : Religion
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