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By Annette Weissenrieder

What are the appropriate conceptualities and terminologies marking political, cultural, cultic, or spiritual borders and border zones? What phrases symbolize 'border' or 'border zones' and what did they characterize in antiquity? during this quantity, a global crew of archaeologists, classicists, historians, and biblical students investigates quite a few phrases, performances, and features of borders, and ideologies of obstacles in antiquity. Their fundamental concentration is on actual borders and border zones of political firms in addition to of sanctuaries and homes, and on borderlines that are skilled in demarcations and their relevance for non secular existence. The contributions additionally talk about situations the place definitions of exterior borders are renounced altogether and states are prepared from the guts towards the outer margins, for instance, with the sub-divisions of a given territory last undefined. and so they inspect trans-boundary social relationships, investigated at the foundation of archaeological unearths and textual assets, and their importance for the move of knowledge.

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