Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College - Comparative Studies Center, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. , 183, pp. Original stappled printed wrappers. From the collection of Herbert Harry Paper* on front cover. This report of the 1965-1966 Seminar on Religions in Antiquity is divided into 5 topics with titles of the various seminars: Ancient Near Eastern Religions (Prof. Thorkild Jacobsen and JacobJ. Finkelstein); Iranian Religions before Islam(Prof. Richard N. Frye); Gnosticism (Prof. Hans Jonas, Gershom G. Scholem and Prof. Gilles Quispel); Religions in Hellenistic Times (Prof. Morton Smith), and The Reading Lists and Bibliographies of the professors. This report was compiled by Jacob Neusner, Secretary of the Seminar, and was published for private circulation only. Wrappers foxed along edges. Wraps in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. g to g+. Item #37096
* Dr. Herbert Harry Paper (1925-2012) was Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and near Eastern Languages, and the Editor of the Hebrew Union College Annual, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. He received a doctorate from the University of Chicago. Dr. Paper taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and joined HUC-JIR as the Dean of Graduate Studies. His specialties were Persian studies, concentrating on the history of the Persian language and on the ancient languages of Iran, and Yiddish literature.