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House/Household
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I. Archaeology – II. Religious Studies – III. House Church (in Early Christianity) – IV. Sociology

I. Archaeology

Functionally, the house was a building which, in contrast to a palace, served as a private dwelling. While circular structures have been identified in prehistoric Palestine, from the Chalcolithic to the Early Bronze Age the broad-room type of house dominated, that is, a one-room and…

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Hübner, Ulrich, Hoheisel, Karl, Osiek, Carolyn and Sprondel, Walter M., “House/Household”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_09376>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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