The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Index Database

Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database

          The objective of this site is to provide rapid access to references and texts on any subject concerning religion in the Ancient Mediterranean. Simply search for a term in English.

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  • for a list of subjects, go here; for a list of book indices included, go here
  • The database includes general subjects, ideas, names and places, almost all in English; the subjects are the same you would find in a good subject index of a book.
  • The database currently includes 3,174,349 references indexed by 36,366 subjects.
  • The database is in its early stages of development, with many errors. Please use with caution. References are to texts between the 8th century BCE and the 8th century CE.
    The site was built and is maintained by Moshe Blidstein of the General History Department and the Haifa Center for Mediterrean History, University of Haifa. For information and suggestions, please contact

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