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  1. 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
  2. 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

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    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
  3. 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

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    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    A catalogue of previously unpublished texts belonging to the reign of Nabonidus (556-539 BC), the last king of the Neo-Babylonian dynasty.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
  4. A Grammar of Akkadian

    A Grammar of Akkadian [Hardback]

    John Huehnergard (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781575069418
    Published by : Harvard Semitic Museum
    A few revisions have been made to this second edition, a `graded introduction' to the complex system of grammar and writings in Old Babylonian Akkadian, given in 38 lessons. A complex learning tool which is probably beyond the absolute beginner. .... Learn More
  5. Concise Dictionary of Akkadian

    Concise Dictionary of Akkadian [Paperback]

    Jeremy Black (Author)

    £49.95

    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
  6. Oral World and the Written Word

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

    Susan Niditch (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.95

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    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
  7. 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

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    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
  8. 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
  9. The Cuneiform Tablets in the Kouyunjik Collection in the British Museum, Volume II

    The Cuneiform Tablets in the Kouyunjik Collection in the British Museum, Volume II [Hardback]

    W. G. Lambert (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780714111315
    Published by : British Museum Press
    This third (and final) supplement to the Kouyunjik collection of tablets at the British Museum provides, in effect, an index to the contents of a further 5400 largely fragmentary tablets. .... Learn More
  10. Hebrew Poetics

    Hebrew Poetics: 2nd Edition [Paperback]

    Paul E. Dion (Author)

    £6.50

    ISBN: 9780920808153
    Published by : Benben Publications
    How should one read aloud the Book of Job or the Hebrew Psalter? This is the question answered by this concise guide to the analysis and correct vocalisation of Hebrew poetry. As the author states in the foreword, this is not by any means a co... .... Learn More

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