Miller II, Robert D. 2018. The dragon, the mountain, and the nations: An Old Testament myth, its origins, and its afterlives. Eisenbrauns.
The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations investigates the origins, manifestations, and meanings of a myth that plays a major role in the Hebrew Bible and a substantial role in the New Testament: the dragon-slaying myth.
Robert D. Miller II is Associate Professor of Old Testament at The Catholic University of America and Research Associate, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Part I: East of Ginger Trees
- A Global Myth?
Part II: The Matter of the North
- Hurrian Influence
- From the Libraries of Ugarit
- Myths of Mesopotamia
Part III: Canaanite Epic and Hebrew Myth
- The Old Testament: Overview
- The Psalms
- The Rest of the Old Testament
- Greek Traditions
- Second Temple Jewish Texts
Part IV: Naming the Dragon Slayer
- The New Testament