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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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
  3. 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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  4. 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
  5. Non-Verbal Predication in Ancient Egyptian

    Non-Verbal Predication in Ancient Egyptian [Hardback]

    Antonio Loprieno (Author); Matthias Muller (Author); Sami Uljas (Author)

    £106.99

    ISBN: 9783110406115
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Volume: 2
    The Egyptian language, with its written documentation spreading from the Early Bronze Age (Ancient Egyptian) to Christian times (Coptic), has rarely been the object of typological studies, grammatical analysis mainly serving philological purposes.... .... Learn More
  6. Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

    Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature [Hardback]

    Mira Balberg (Author)

    £79.95

    ISBN: 9780520295926
    Published by : University of California Press
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    Blood for Thought delves into a relatively unexplored area of rabbinic literature: the vast corpus of laws, regulations, and instructions pertaining to sacrificial rituals. Mira Balberg traces and analyzes the ways in which the early rabbis interp... .... Learn More
  7. Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East: Getting the Message Across

    Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East: Getting the Message Across [Hardback]

    Kyle H. Keimer (Editor); Gillan Davis (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138635302
    Published by : Routledge
    It is the quintessential nature of humans to communicate with each other. Good communications, bad communications, miscommunications, or no communications at all have driven everything from world events to the most mundane of interactions. At the ... .... Learn More
  8. Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200

    Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200 [Hardback]

    C. D. Elledge (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199640416
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Resurrection of the dead represents one of the more enigmatic beliefs of Western religions to many modern readers. In this volume, C. D. Elledge offers an interpretation of some of the earliest literature within Judaism that exhibits a confident h... .... Learn More
  9. Babatha's Orchard

    Babatha's Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold [Hardback]

    Philip F. Esler (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198767169
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba revolt. Babatha's Orchard analyzes the oldest four o... .... Learn More
  10. Tracking the Master Scribe: Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature

    Tracking the Master Scribe: Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature [Hardback]

    Sara J. Milstein (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780190205393
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    When we encounter a text, whether ancient or modern, we typically start at the beginning and work our way toward the end. In Tracking the Master Scribe, Sara J. Milstein demonstrates that for biblical and Mesopotamian literature, this habit can yi... .... Learn More

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