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  1. The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire

    The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire [Hardback]

    John MacGinnis (Editor); Dick Wicke (Editor); Tina Greenfield (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781902937748
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    The Assyrian empire was in its day the greatest empire the world had ever seen. Building on the expansion of the Middle Assyrian state in the late second millennium BC, the opening centuries of the first millennium witnessed a resurgence which led... .... Learn More
  2. The Ark Before Noah

    The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood [Paperback]

    Irving Finkel (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

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    ISBN: 9780345804396
    Published by : Anchor Books
    In 2009 Irving Finkel became the first to translate a cuneiform tablet which, it transpired, contained a new version of the Babylonian flood myth, including detailed instructions for the construction of an ark. Here he makes his findings available... .... Learn More
  3. A City from the Dawn of History

    A City from the Dawn of History: Erbil in the Cuneiform Sources [Paperback]

    John MacGinnis (Author)

    £28.00

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    ISBN: 9781782977971
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The city of Erbil, which now claims to be one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, lies on the rich alluvial plains at the foot of the piedmont of the Zagros mountains in a strategic position which made it a natural gateway bet... .... Learn More
  4. Neo-Babylonian Letters and Contracts from the Eanna Archive

    Neo-Babylonian Letters and Contracts from the Eanna Archive [Hardback]

    Eckart Frahm (Author); Michael Jursa (Author)

    Regular Price: £103.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780300169591
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This new volume presents facsimile copies of over two hundred previously unpublished Babylonian letters and documents written in cuneiform script. The texts, dating from the sixth century B.C., mainly originate from the archives of the Eanna te... .... Learn More
  5. Your Praise is Sweet

    Your Praise is Sweet: A Memorial Volume for Jeremy Black from Students, Colleagues and Friends [Hardback]

    Heather D. Baker (Editor); Eleanor Robson (Editor); Gabor Zolyomi (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780903472289
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    This volume is intended as a tribute to the memory of the Sumerologist Jeremy Black, who died in 2004. The Sumerian phrase zà-mí-zu dug-ga-àm 'Your praise is sweet' is commonly addressed to a deity at the close of a work of Sumerian literature... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americas

    Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americas [Paperback]

    Roger D. Woodard (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.99

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    ISBN: 9780521684941
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The monumental Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Ancient Languages has now been reissued as five more affordable volumes enabling scholars and students to get hold of the sections on their particular regional specialisms. After a brief historical int... .... Learn More
  7. Proceedings of the 51st Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, July 18-22, 2005.

    Proceedings of the 51st Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, July 18-22, 2005. [Paperback]

    Robert D. Biggs (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781885923547
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilisation
    Volume: 62
    Selection of papers and posters presented at the 51st meeting of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale - International Congress of Assyriology & Near Eastern Archaeology, organized by Martha T. Roth, Jennie Myers, Walter Farber in 2005. .... Learn More
  8. Studies in Semitic and Afroasiatic Linguistics Presented to Gene B Gragg

    Studies in Semitic and Afroasiatic Linguistics Presented to Gene B Gragg [Paperback]

    Cynthia L. Miller (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781885923417
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilisation
    Volume: 60
    Professor Gene B Gragg's unbounded intellectual curiosity and rigorous linguistic method have served as a bridge between the often disparate fields of Semitic philology and linguistics, between the various sub-disciplines that study the ancient... .... Learn More
  9. From the Workshop of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary

    From the Workshop of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary: Studies Presented to Robert D Biggs [Paperback]

    Martha T. Roth (Author); Walter Farber (Author); Matthew Stopler (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781885923448
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Assyriological Studies
    Volume: 27
    Robert D Biggs joined the staff of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (CAD) in 1963 after receiving his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. In June 2004, he celebrated his 70th birthday and retired from the University of Chicago as Professor of ... .... Learn More
  10. Sumerian Lexicon

    Sumerian Lexicon: A Dictionary Guide to the Ancient Sumerian Language [Paperback]

    John A. Halloran (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780978642907
    Published by : Logogram Publishing
    With 6,400 entries, this is the most complete available lexicon of ancient Sumerian vocabulary. It replaces version 3 of the author's Sumerian Lexicon , which has served an audience of over 380,000 visitors at the web site www.sumerian.org si... .... Learn More

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