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  1. 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)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9780300230765
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Series: Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts
    Volume: 22
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    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
  2. 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)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780691157085
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    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
  3. 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)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781788310307
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    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
  4. 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
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  5. The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1: Facsimile Edition

    The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1: Facsimile Edition [Hardback]

    Leon Goldman (Author)

    £170.00

    ISBN: 9789004357693
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia / Corpus Avesticum
    Volume: 32/1
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    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
  6. 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
  7. Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition

    Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition [Hardback]

    Laura Quick (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198810933
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs
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    This study considers the relationship of Deuteronomy 28 to the curse traditions of the ancient Near East. It focuses on the linguistic and cultural means of the transmission of these traditions to the book of Deuteronomy. Laura Quick examines a br... .... Learn More
  8. To the Madbar and Back Again: Studies in the languages, archaeology, and cultures of Arabia dedicated to Michael C.A. Macdonald

    To the Madbar and Back Again: Studies in the languages, archaeology, and cultures of Arabia dedicated to Michael C.A. Macdonald [Hardback]

    Laila Nehme (Editor)

    £140.00

    ISBN: 9789004356122
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics
    Volume: 92
    Michael C.A. Macdonald is one of the great names of Arabian Studies. He pioneered the field of Ancient North Arabian and made invaluable contributions to the history of Arabia and the nomads of the Near East, their languages, and their scripts. Th... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Anthology of the Earliest Female Authors

    Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Anthology of the Earliest Female Authors [Hardback]

    Charles Halton (Editor); Saana Svard (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107052055
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia presents fresh and engaging translations of works that were composed or edited by female scribes and elite women of the ancient Near East. These texts provide insight into the social status, struggles, and ac... .... Learn More

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