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  1. Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection

    Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection [Paperback]

    Agnete W. Lassen (Author); Eckart Frahm (Author); Klaus Wagensonner (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9781933789378
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    A stunning guide to the treasures housed within the Yale Babylonian Collection, presenting new perspectives on the society and culture of the ancient Near East The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of anci... .... Learn More
  2. Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume S, Fascicule 4

    Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume S, Fascicule 4 [Paperback]

    Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781885923790
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Hittite Dictionary
    Volume: 4
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CHD) is a comprehensive, bilingual Hittite-English dictionary. The CHD is not just a list of words and their meanings, but rather a dictionary that reflects and illustr... .... Learn More
  3. Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition

    Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition [Hardback]

    Michael Legaspi (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190885120
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition begins with the recognition that modern culture emerged from a synthesis of the legacies of ancient Greek civilization and the theological perspectives of Jewish and Christian scriptures. Part of what mad... .... Learn More
  4. Text and Tablet: Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities

    Text and Tablet: Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities [Hardback]

    Arthur Gibson (Author); Brook W R Pearson (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781138737747
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Revivals
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    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and ... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    £105.00

    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
  6. The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

    The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus [Hardback]

    Jan Assmann (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780691157085
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Book of Exodus may be the most consequential story ever told. But its spectacular moments of heaven-sent plagues and parting seas overshadow its true significance, says Jan Assmann, a leading historian of ancient religion. The story of Moses g... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    £72.00

    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
  8. The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1: Facsimile Edition

    The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1: Facsimile Edition [Hardback]

    Leon Goldman (Author)

    £171.00

    ISBN: 9789004357693
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia / Corpus Avesticum
    Volume: 32/1
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The manuscript S1 is one of the chief witnesses to the Sanskrit Yasna, containing the Avestan text of the Zoroastrian Yasna liturgy to chapter 46.19, together with a Sanskrit translation and commentary. This book contains the complete, full-colour... .... Learn More
  9. Alexandria and Qumran: Back to the Beginning

    Alexandria and Qumran: Back to the Beginning [Paperback]

    Kenneth Silver (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781784917289
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This year, 2017, marks 70 years since the discovery of the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at Khirbet Qumran by the Dead Sea in 1947. The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most well-known archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. This book addresses t... .... Learn More
  10. A Linguistic History of Ancient Cyprus: The Non-Greek Languages, and their Relations with Greek, c.1600-300 BC

    A Linguistic History of Ancient Cyprus: The Non-Greek Languages, and their Relations with Greek, c.1600-300 BC [Paperback]

    Philippa M. Steele (Author)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781107617414
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Classical Studies
    This pioneering volume approaches the languages and scripts of ancient Cyprus from an interdisciplinary point of view, with a primarily linguistic and epigraphic approach supplemented by a consideration of their historical and cultural context. Th... .... Learn More

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