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. 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)

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    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
  2. 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)

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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
  3. Studies in the Sogdian Epistolary Tradition

    Studies in the Sogdian Epistolary Tradition [Paperback]

    Adam Benkato (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9782503578767
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 41
    An important part of the Sogdian corpora which have come down to us are epistolary texts: both the earliest substantial Sogdian documents (the 'Ancient Letters') and the only substantial textual corpus found in Sogdiana itself (the Mugh documents)... .... Learn More
  4. Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor

    Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor: Memories and Identities [Hardback]

    Eva Mortensen (Editor); Birte Poulson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785708367
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Cityscapes consist of houses, streets, civic buildings, sanctuaries, tombs, monuments and inscriptions created by multiple generations of citizens and foreigners with an interest in the city; they are interpreted and reinterpreted as expressions o... .... Learn More
  5. Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

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

    Martti Nissinen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198808558
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    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
  6. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [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
    ‘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 fascinated writers, tra... .... 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
    ‘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 fascinated writers, tra... .... Learn More
  8. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad

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

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

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    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 attested at these site... .... Learn More
  9. The Archaeobotany of Aşvan

    The Archaeobotany of Aşvan: Environment & Cultivation in Eastern Anatolia from the Chalcolithic to the Medieval Period [Hardback]

    Mark Nesbitt (Author); Jennifer Bates (Author); Gordon Hillman (Author); Stephen Mitchell (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781898249177
    Published by : British Institute at Ankara
    Series: British Institute at Ankara Monograph
    Volume: 33
    This volume contains the final publication of the archaeobotanical remains recovered from four sites at the village of Aşvan in eastern Turkey, which were excavated between 1968 and 1973 as part of the archaeological rescue project in the Keban Da... .... Learn More
  10. Bordered Places - Bounded Times

    Bordered Places - Bounded Times: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Turkey [Hardback]

    Emma. L. Baysal (Editor); Leonidas Karakatsanis (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781898249382
    Published by : British Institute at Ankara
    Series: British Institute at Ankara Monograph
    Volume: 51
    Building on similarities and exploring differences in the way scholars undertake their research, this volume presents crossdisciplinary communication on the study of borders, frontiers and boundaries through time, with a focus on Turkey. Standing ... .... Learn More

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