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. Plutarch and the Persica

    Plutarch and the Persica [Hardback]

    Eran Almagor (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9780748645558
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works on the Persian Achaemenid Empire treatises called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century CE bio... .... Learn More
  2. Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk

    Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk [Hardback]

    R.T.J. Cappers (Author)

    £90.95

    ISBN: 9789492444707
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 33
    Recent discussions about food safety and an awareness of vanishing traditions have resulted in an increasing interest in traditional foods and food heritage. The Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk explores the traditional... .... Learn More
  3. Sumerian Literary and Historical Inscriptions

    Sumerian Literary and Historical Inscriptions [Hardback]

    William W. Hallo (Author); Harold Torger Vedeler (Author); Mark E. Cohen (Author); Ulla Kasten (Author)

    Regular Price: £105.00

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    ISBN: 9780300230765
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Series: Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts
    Volume: 22
    Seventy-two cuneiform Sumerian literary texts from the Yale Babylonian Collection are featured in this volume of the Yale Oriental Series The long-awaited twenty-second volume in the Yale Oriental Series provides reproductions of over one-hundred ... .... Learn More
  4. Naturvorstellungen im Altertum: Schilderungen und Darstellungen von Natur im Alten Orient und in der Klassischen Antike

    Naturvorstellungen im Altertum: Schilderungen und Darstellungen von Natur im Alten Orient und in der Klassischen Antike [Paperback]

    Florian Schimpf (Editor); Dominik Berrens (Editor); Katharina Hillenbrand (Editor); Tim Brandes (Editor); Carrie Schidlo (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

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    ISBN: 9781784918255
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Everyone who investigates pre-modern concepts of nature cannot avoid a critical reflection on the ancient understandings of it. Here, "nature" is understood in the sense of a seemingly untouched space, largely independent of human culture. While t... .... Learn More
  5. Funerary Representations of Palmyrene Women: From the First Century BC to the Third Century Ad

    Funerary Representations of Palmyrene Women: From the First Century BC to the Third Century Ad [Paperback]

    Signe Krag (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9782503569659
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studies in Classical Archaeology
    Volume: 3
    The ancient city of Palmyra, which today lies in the desert of modern Syria, was once a flourishing city of trade. During the Roman era, when Palmyra was at the height of its powers, several hundred funerary monuments were constructed in the city,... .... Learn More
  6. The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk

    The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk [Hardback]

    Julia Krul (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9789004364936
    Published by : Brill
    In The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk, Julia Krul offers a comprehensive study of the rise of the sky god Anu as patron deity of Uruk in the Late Babylonian period (ca. 480-100 B.C.). She reconstruc... .... Learn More
  7. The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory [Hardback]

    John P. Nielsen (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

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    ISBN: 9781138120402
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East
    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of ... .... Learn More
  8. Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments [Paperback]

    Omur Harmansah (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.99

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    ISBN: 9781138587632
    Published by : Routledge
    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated... .... Learn More
  9. Envisioning the Past Through Memories: How Memory Shaped Ancient Near Eastern Societies

    Envisioning the Past Through Memories: How Memory Shaped Ancient Near Eastern Societies [Paperback]

    Davide Nadali (Editor)

    Regular Price: £28.99

    Special Price: £19.00

    ISBN: 9781350060593
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Cultural Memory and History in Antiquity
    Memory is a constructed system of references, in equilibrium, of feeling and rationality. Comparing ancient and contemporary mechanisms for the preservation of memories and the building of a common cultural, political and social memory, this volum... .... Learn More
  10. The Early Bronze Age Tombs of Jebel Hafit: Danish Archaeological Investigations in Abu Dhabi 1961-1971

    The Early Bronze Age Tombs of Jebel Hafit: Danish Archaeological Investigations in Abu Dhabi 1961-1971 [Hardback]

    Bo Madsen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788793423046
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The Early Bronze Age Tombs of Jebel Hafit presents fifty burial mounds excavated by Moesgaard Museum in 1961-1971 in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Gulf. These excavations were the first archaeological investigations at all in this part o... .... Learn More

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