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Pergamon Citadel of the Gods

Archaelogical Record, Literary Description, and Religious Development (Harvard Theological Studies)

by Helmut Koester

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Published by Trinity Press International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • New Testament,
  • Religion: general,
  • Theology,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Biblical Archaeology,
  • Turkey - History,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion,
  • History: World,
  • Turkey,
  • Civilization,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Antiquities,
  • Bergama (Turkey)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8643816M
    ISBN 10156338261X
    ISBN 109781563382611

    C. P. Jones, “Aelius Aristides and the Asclepieon,” in Pergamon, Citadel of the Gods: Archaelogical Record, Literary Description and Religious Development, ed. The Message to Pergamum. The name calling continues in the next message. The city itself, Pergamum, once the center of a small kingdom, is here labeled a place where Satan has his throne, or where Satan lives (v. 13). One reason often suggested for this statement is that Pergamum housed a famous temple to Asklepius, the Greek god of healing, symbolized by the figure of a snake (Finegan ).

    The Great Altar. The Great Altar was by far the largest sculptural complex created in the ancient world, a work so grandiose and imposing that the author of the Biblical Book of Revelation later called it "Satan's seat." It was erected as a memorial to the war against the Gauls. The Altar was erected some 50 years after the Attalid Group. It stood on a foot-high platform, surrounded by an. The Pergamon Altar frieze illustrates the Gigantomachy, an epic battle between the Olympian gods and giants for supremacy of the cosmos. The giants were the earlier primordial gods that came from.

    The introduction to this essay is an abridged version of my introduction to “The Library of Pergamon as a Classical Model,” in Helmut Koester, ed., Pergamon: Citadel of the Gods (Harrisburg PA: Trinity Press International, ) The Great Altar of Pergamon is in the Pergamon Museum, base of this altar remains on the upper part of the Acropolis. It was perhaps this altar, believed to be dedicated to Zeus, that John of Patmos referred to as "Satan's Throne" in his Book of Revelation (Revelation ).A smaller frieze on a wall inside the Altar of Pergamon depicted the life of Telephus, son ofHeracles and Coordinates: 39°07′57″N .


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Pergamon--Citadel of the Gods includes comprehensive descriptions of the ancient city's famous temples and sanctuaries by German archaeologists who excavated them. In addition, leading European and American scholars in the fields of classics and New Testament studies provide interpretive essays.5/5(1).

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The title of the book implies that it is a novel about St. Benedict, but he is actually just one of many characters in this historical novel. DeWohl does a wonderful job describing the Roman world at the time of St.

Benedict, making it come to life/5(40). Pergamon, a center of the Roman imperial cult and one of the "seven churches" of Revelation 2, is referred to as "where Satan's throne is" and "where Satan lives." Now, for the first time, a comprehensive interdisciplinary discussion of this influential city from Hellenistic to Byzantine times has been developed.

Pergamon - Citadel of the Gods. Pergamon was important not only for having the second largest library of the Roman empire, but because that is apparently where the codex (the bound book) was invented, in the s BCE.

Between the first and fourth centuries CE, the codex overtook the scroll as the preferred format for first Christian, then eventually all, Greco-Roman literature.

Title PERGAMON: CITADEL OF THE GODS Archeological (Archaeological) Record, Literary Description, and Religious Development. Book Condition Fine in Fine dust jacket.

Publisher Trinity Press International ISBN Number X / Seller ID Citadel of God book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Louis de Wohl Another of the popular historical novels by the distin /5. Where Gods Take on Giants: ‘Pergamon’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Avant-Garde Fairy Tales: Russian Avant-Garde Research Project.

The Citadel won the National Book Award for Novels in It was written by A.J. Cronin The dialogue in this semi-autobiographical story about a talented young Welsh doctor was quite good.

The cases and threads were also convincing. The doctor, Andrew, and his wife, Christine, were both likable characters/5. The original city of Pergamon and possibly another throne of Satan I have found to be in the exact location where in the Old world where you would most likely find the ancient Greek God of wisdom, medicine, healing, rejuvenation and physicians known as ‘Asclepius’.His temple was known as the Sanctuary of Asclepius which was one of the most famous schools, libraries and medical centers.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). For representative treatments of the city of Pergamon, see the following sources and the literature cited in them: Wolfgang Radt, Pergamon: Geschichte und Bauten einer antiken Metropole (Darmstadt: Primus, ); Helmut Koester (ed.), Pergamon, Citadel of Gods: Archaeological Record, Literary Description, and Religious Development (Harrisburg, PA:Author: Laszlo Gallusz.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Publisher: Pergamon Press |. Pergamon or Pergamum (/ ˈ p ɜːr ɡ ə m ə n / or / ˈ p ɜːr ɡ ə m ɒ n /; Ancient Greek: Πέργαμον), also referred to by its modern Greek form Pergamos (Greek: Πέργαμος), was a rich and powerful ancient Greek city in is located 26 kilometres (16 mi) from the modern coastline of the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus (modern-day.

The Pergamon altar itself is now housed in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In the second half of the 19th century, stones from the ancient citadel on the acropolis of Pergamon were being burned in order to procure lime, so excavations sponsored by the.

It is the third in a series of volumes on ancient cities utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to understand urban life in ancient times. The earlier books are Ephesos, Metropolis of Asia () and Pergamon: Citadel of the Gods (). But there was a specific story, the novella “The Singing Citadel” (which I encountered in the collection/fix-up novel The Weird of the White Wolf, and which appears most recently in Elric: To.Satan’s Throne, Imperial Cults, and the Social Settings of Revelation.In the New Testament Book of Revelation, a prophet named John conveys a message from the risen Christ to seven congregations in Asia Minor.

The message to the faithful in Pergamon declares: “I know where you dwell, where the throne of Satan is, and you hold fast to my name and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas, my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where.