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. 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

    Special Price: £75.00

    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
  3. 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

    Special Price: £22.00

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Alexander the Great in the Persian Tradition: History, Myth and Legend in Medieval Iran

    Alexander the Great in the Persian Tradition: History, Myth and Legend in Medieval Iran [Hardback]

    Haila Manteghi (Author)

    Regular Price: £72.00

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    ISBN: 9781788310307
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Alexander the Great (356-333 BC) was transformed into a legend by all those he met, leaving an enduring tradition of romances across the world. Aside from its penetration into every language of medieval Europe, the Alexander romance arguably had i... .... Learn More
  9. Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection

    Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection [Paperback]

    Claudia Leurini (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9782503575506
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 40
    This volume presents texts in the Iranian languages, Middle Persian and Parthian, preserved in the Berlin Turfan Collection. These hymns are predominantly in Middle Persian. They were identified by M. Boyce in the registers of her Catalogue of the... .... Learn More
  10. Le site de Bey-144

    Le site de Bey-144: Fouilles et étude de la céramique (période hellénistique – début de l'ère romaine) [Paperback]

    Dina Frangié-Joly (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781407316161
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2881
    This monograph investigates Bey-144, a site located in the harbour area of Beirut that underwent a rescue excavation in 2003. It includes a study of its architectural remains and its stratigraphy, as well as a comprehensive catalogue of the cerami... .... Learn More

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