Ancient Near East & Cyprus

Archaeology and history from Early Man to the spread of Islam in the region that stretches from northern Turkey to southern Arabia and from the Levantine coast to Iran.

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  1. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in the Wadi ath-Thamad

    A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in the Wadi ath-Thamad [Hardback]

    P. M. Michèle Daviau (Editor); Margreet L. Steiner (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Major recent excavations have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices attested at these... .... Learn More
  2. Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume  S, Fascicule 4

    Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume S, Fascicule 4 [Paperback]

    Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781885923790
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Hittite Dictionary
    Volume: 4
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  3. Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

    Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire [Hardback]

    Georgina Herrmann (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780500051917
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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    Ivory is a wonderful material: tactile, beautiful, workable into many different forms and the strongest in the animal kingdom. Unfortunately for the elephant, it has been highly prized from the Palaeolithic to the present day, in part by virtue of... .... Learn More
  4. Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives [Hardback]

    Martti Nissinen (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198808558
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives is the first monograph-length comparative study on prophetic divination in ancient Near Eastern, biblical, and Greek sources. Prophecy is one of the ways humans have believed to beco... .... Learn More
  5. Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition

    Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition [Hardback]

    Laura Quick (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198810933
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs
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    This study considers the relationship of Deuteronomy 28 to the curse traditions of the ancient Near East. It focuses on the linguistic and cultural means of the transmission of these traditions to the book of Deuteronomy. Laura Quick examines a br... .... Learn More
  6. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Nineveh, the Great City [Paperback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789088904967
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
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    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD).
     
    Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of the Assyrian Empire, has fascin... .... Learn More
  7. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [Hardback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088904974
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
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    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD).
     
    Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of the Assyrian Empire, has fascin... .... Learn More
  8. Arabs and Empires Before Islam

    Arabs and Empires Before Islam [Paperback]

    Greg Fisher (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198810148
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Arabs and Empires before Islam illuminates the history of the Arabs before the emergence of Islam, collating nearly 250 translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources. Drawn from a broad period between the eighth century BC and the... .... Learn More
  9. Non-Verbal Predication in Ancient Egyptian

    Non-Verbal Predication in Ancient Egyptian [Hardback]

    Antonio Loprieno (Author); Matthias Muller (Author); Sami Uljas (Author)

    £106.99

    ISBN: 9783110406115
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Volume: 2
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    The Egyptian language, with its written documentation spreading from the Early Bronze Age (Ancient Egyptian) to Christian times (Coptic), has rarely been the object of typological studies, grammatical analysis mainly serving philological purposes.... .... Learn More
  10. Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place

    Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place [Hardback]

    Elaine T. James (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190619015
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In this masterful new study of the ancient poetry of The Song of Songs, Elaine T. James explores the Song's underlying interest in the natural world. Engaging with the fields of geography, landscape architecture, and literature, James critiques th... .... Learn More

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