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  1. Aegean Mercenaries in Light of the Bible

    Aegean Mercenaries in Light of the Bible: Clash of cultures in the story of David and Goliath [Paperback]

    Simona Rodan(Author)

    $44.00

    ISBN: 9781784911065
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The story of the duel of David and Goliath, the Philistine champion, is narrated in the Bible in several versions. While its symbolic importance in Judaism and later in Christianity gradually came to represent the battle between go... .... Learn More
  2. A City from the Dawn of History

    A City from the Dawn of History: Erbil in the Cuneiform Sources [Paperback]

    John MacGinnis(Author)

    $44.00

    ISBN: 9781782977971
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The city of Erbil, which now claims to be one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, lies on the rich alluvial plains at the foot of the piedmont of the Zagros mountains in a strategic position which from the ear... .... Learn More
  3. The Development of Arabic as a Written Language

    The Development of Arabic as a Written Language: Supplement to the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 40 2010 [Paperback]

    M. C. A. Macdonald(Editor); M.C.A. Macdonald(Editor)

    Regular Price: $60.00

    Special Price: $36.00

    ISBN: 9781905739349
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies
    Contents: Introduction: The development of Arabic as a written language (Christian Julien Robin); Ancient Arabia and the written word (M.C.A. Macdonald); Mount Nebo, Jabal Ramm, and the status of Christian Palestinian Aramaic and O... .... Learn More
  4. Your Praise is Sweet

    Your Praise is Sweet: A Memorial Volume for Jeremy Black from Students, Colleagues and Friends [Hardback]

    Heather D. Baker(Editor); Eleanor Robson(Editor); Gabor Zolyomi(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9780903472289
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    This volume is intended as a tribute to the memory of the Sumerologist Jeremy Black, who died in 2004. The Sumerian phrase zà-mí-zu dug-ga-àm 'Your praise is sweet' is commonly addressed to a deity at the clos... .... Learn More
  5. The Wars of Edward III

    The Wars of Edward III: Sources and Interpretations [Paperback]

    Clifford J. Rogers(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781843835271
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Warfare in History
    Volume: Volume 9
    This collection of sources and interpretations lays bare the truth about the wars of Edward's reign... Professor Rogers has provided a valuable service to scholars, students and general readers alike in bringing together this fasci... .... Learn More
  6. Languages of Iraq, Ancient and Modern

    Languages of Iraq, Ancient and Modern [Paperback]

    J. Nicholas Postgate(Author)

    $37.50

    ISBN: 9780903472210
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    For all five thousand years of its history Iraq has been home to a mixture of languages, spoken and written, and the same is true today. In November 2003, to celebrate the country's rich diversity and long history as a centre of c... .... Learn More
  7. Ur Excavation Texts VI

    Ur Excavation Texts VI: Literary and Religious Tests - Third Part [Hardback]

    Aaron Shaffer(Author); Marie-Christine Ludwig(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780714111612
    Published by : British Museum Press
    This is the third and last part of the publication of the Sumerian and Akkadian literary, religious and scholastic texts deriving from the famous excavations by Sir Leonard Woolley at Ur of the Chaldees in southern Iraq. The texts... .... Learn More
  8. Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum

    Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum: Volume III [Hardback]

    M. Sigrist(Author); Ran Zadok(Author); C. B. F. Walker(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780714111605
    Published by : British Museum Press
    This catalogue is the third in a series publishing the whole collection of Babylonian and Sumerian tablets in the British Museum. In this volume over 7,000 tablets acquired in the years 1898-9 are described. They include Sumerian ... .... Learn More
  9. War and the Soldier in the Fourteenth Century

    War and the Soldier in the Fourteenth Century [Hardback]

    Adrian R. Bell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843831037
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Warfare in History
    Volume: Volume 20
    Little is known about the soldiers who fought in the Hundred Years War, though much about tactics and weapons. Adrian Bell's book redresses the balance: he explores the 'military community' through focusing on the records of the tw... .... Learn More
  10. The Nimrud Letters, 1952

    The Nimrud Letters, 1952: Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud V [Hardback]

    H. W. F. Saggs(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9780903472203
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    In 1952 in one wing of the North-West Palace at Nimrud, ancient Kalhu, Max Mallowan excavated an archive room containing royal correspondence from the reigns of Tiglath-pileser III and Sargon II of Assyria. Subjects include Assyri... .... Learn More

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