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  1. The People and the Peoples

    The People and the Peoples: Syriac Dialogue Poems from Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sebastian P. Brock(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780957522817
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Series: Journal of Jewish Studies Supplement Series
    Volume: 3
    The main purpose of the book is to provide the Syriac texts and annotated English translations of four anonymous dialogue poems (with separate introductions to each) where the protagonists are, respectively, Synagogue and Church, Sion and Church, ... .... Learn More
  2. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab

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

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

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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 atte... .... Learn More
  3. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum

    Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum: The Second Millennium BC. Beyond Babylon [Hardback]

    Edith Porada(Author); Dominique Collon(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9780714111308
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Cylinder Seals
    Volume: IV
    Where the Egyptians have wall paintings, the ancient Near East
    has cylinder seals as the main source of illustrative material, covering a range of subject matter and periods not covered by relief sculptures. The seals are parti... .... Learn More
  4. The Wisdom of Thoth

    The Wisdom of Thoth: Magical Texts in Ancient Mediterranean Civilisations [Paperback]

    Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner(Editor); Alessandro Roccati(Editor); Agata Świerzowska(Editor)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781784912475
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume represents a selection of contributions on Mediterranean themes from a wider international interdisciplinary conference on Magical Texts in Ancient Civilizations, organised by the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civi... .... Learn More
  5. Defining the Sacred

    Defining the Sacred: Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion in the Near East [Paperback]

    Nicola Laneri(Editor)

    Regular Price: $50.00

    Special Price: $25.98

    ISBN: 9781782976790
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Religion is a phenomenon that is inseparable from human society. It brings about a set of emotional, ideological and practical elements that are pervasive in the social fabric of any society and can be characterized by a number of... .... Learn More
  6. The Image and Its Prohibition in Jewish Antiquity

    The Image and Its Prohibition in Jewish Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sarah Pearce(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780957522800
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Against the commonly held opinion that ancient Judaism was an artless culture, this sumptuously illustrated book offers new ways of looking at art in Jewish antiquity. Leading experts, under the editorship of Sarah Pearce, skilfully explore differ... .... Learn More
  7. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

    Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide [Paperback]

    Burton MacDonald(Author)

    Regular Price: $39.99

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    ISBN: 9780977409495
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both t... .... Learn More
  8. A Unique Prehistoric Figurine of the Near East

    A Unique Prehistoric Figurine of the Near East [Paperback]

    Eszter Bánffy(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9789638046369
    Published by : Archaeolingua
    A detailed analysis of an unusual figurine, and its context. Banffy explores what the object can tell us about cultural and trading contacts between Egypt and Mesopotamia in the early 3rd Millennium BC, and explores its religious ... .... Learn More
  9. Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4

    Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4: The Iron Age Cave Deposits [Hardback]

    Itzak Eshel(Author); K. Prag(Author)

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price: $19.98

    ISBN: 9780197270059
    Published by : Council for British Research in the Levant
    Kathleen Kenyon died in 1978 without having published final reports on her excavations in Jerusalem. These are being now published in five volumes. This volume concentrates on finds outside the walls of the Iron Age city, and part... .... Learn More

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