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  1. Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 2

    Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 2: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Amar-Suena [Hardback]

    Clemens D. Reichel (Author); Markus Hilgert (Author)

    Regular Price: £109.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9781885923240
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Oriental Institute Publications
    Volume: 121
    A sequel to the author's Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 1: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Åulgi (OIP 115), this volume is the main publication of the 605 cuneiform tablets in the Asia... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient Laws and Modern Problems

    Ancient Laws and Modern Problems: The Balance between Justice and a Legal System [Hardback]

    John Sassoon (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780953696994
    Published by : Third Millennium Publishing
    Studying ancient laws can provide valuable insights into life in early cities, especially in terms of concepts such as justice, truth and ownership. In this book, John Sassoon looks at the laws of ancient Sumer, Akkad and Babylon from c.2100 to... .... Learn More
  3. The Nimrud Letters, 1952

    The Nimrud Letters, 1952: Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud V [Hardback]

    H. W. F. Saggs (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780903472203
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    In 1952 in one wing of the North-West Palace at Nimrud, ancient Kalhu, Max Mallowan excavated an archive room containing royal correspondence from the reigns of Tiglath-pileser III and Sargon II of Assyria. Subjects include Assyrian military ac... .... Learn More
  4. Every City Shall Be Forsaken

    Every City Shall Be Forsaken: Urbanism and Prophecy in Ancient Israel and the Near East [Hardback]

    Lester L. Grabbe (Author)

    Regular Price: £140.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781841272023
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    Urbanism in ancient society has now become an important topic for both classical and ancient Near Eastern scholars. Equally, the question of prophecy as social institution and literary corpus has been increasingly problematized. The essays in this... .... Learn More
  5. Adapa & the South Wind

    Adapa & the South Wind: Language Has the Power of Life and Death [Hardback]

    Shlomo Izre'el (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781575060484
    Published by : Eisenbrauns
    The scholarly world first became aware of the myth of Adapa and the South Wind when it was discovered on a tablet from the El-Amarna archive in 1887. We now have at our disposal six fragments of the myth. The largest and most important fragment, f... .... Learn More
  6. Legal and Administrative Texts from the Reign of Nabonidus

    Legal and Administrative Texts from the Reign of Nabonidus [Hardback]

    Paul-Alain Beaulieu (Author)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780300057706
    Published by : Yale University Press
    A catalogue of previously unpublished texts belonging to the reign of Nabonidus (556-539 BC), the last king of the Neo-Babylonian dynasty. Includes legal and administrative texts and letters from Uruk, Larsa, Nippur, Borsippa and other sites. .... Learn More
  7. Concise Dictionary of Akkadian

    Concise Dictionary of Akkadian [Paperback]

    Jeremy Black (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.95

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9783447042642
    Published by : Harrassowitz Verlag
    The authorship of this dictionary is enough to state that no Akkadianist will want to be without it. It is incredibly good value for money. .... Learn More
  8. Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud 4

    Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud 4: Literary Texts from the Temple of Nabû [Hardback]

    D. J. Wiseman (Author); Jeremy Black (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780903472159
    Published by : British Institute for the Study of Iraq
    The library of Nimrud, probably established in 798 BC, was a prestigious royal foundation whose scribes had contacts all over the East, particularly with Nineveh. The 259 cuneiform tablets and fragments which constituted the library mainly desc... .... Learn More
  9. Oral World and the Written Word

    Oral World and the Written Word: Ancient Israelite Literature [Paperback]

    Susan Niditch (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.95

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780664219468
    Published by : Soc. for Promoting Christian Knowledge
    This book challenges many traditional assumptions about the bible, including how it came to be written. It discusses the hallmarks of orality in the Hebrew bible and how the spoken and written word operates together in creative tension. .... Learn More
  10. Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 2

    Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 2 [Hardback]

    M. Sigrist (Author); H. H. Figulla (Author); C. B. F. Walker (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780714111391
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Second in a series publishing the entire Babylonian and Sumerian cuneiform holdings of the Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities. Over 8000 examples acquired by the British Museum in the years 1892-8 are described including major archives ... .... Learn More

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