Ancient Near East & Cyprus

Archaeology and history from Early Man to the spread of Islam in the region that stretches from northern Turkey to southern Arabia and from the Levantine coast to Iran.

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  1. The Semantics of Word Division in West Semitic Writing Systems

    The Semantics of Word Division in West Semitic Writing Systems: Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hebrew, Moabite and Greek [Hardback]

    Robert S.D. Crellin (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256772
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 4
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    Much focus in writing systems research has been on the correspondences on the level of the grapheme/phoneme. Seeking to complement these, this monograph considers the targets of graphic word-level units in natural language, focusing on ancient Nor... .... Learn More
  2. 'A pencil will do, thank you’

    'A pencil will do, thank you’: 25 Years of Archaeological Reconstructions [Paperback]

    Martin Hense (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789080774407
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Martin Hense has been travelling to North Africa and West Asia to excavate and draw for more than 25 years. This book presents his reconstructions and archaeological drawings from various excavations with full colour illustrations. Reconstructing ... .... Learn More
  3. The Last Hunter-Gatherers

    The Last Hunter-Gatherers: The Epipaleolithic in Southwestern Syria [Hardback]

    Kurt Felix Hillgruber (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9783935751261
    Published by : Kerns Verlag
    Series: Tübingen Publications in the Archaeology of Southwestern Asia
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    This volume describes the first large-scale Paleolithic survey and excavation project conducted in southwestern Syria. The work examines the prehistoric hunters and gatherers who used the resources of the existing ecotopes even in periods of clima... .... Learn More
  4. The Gilgamesh Epos in Pictures

    The Gilgamesh Epos in Pictures [Hardback]

    Hugo de Reede (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789492940155
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
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    Hugo de Reede (1929-2019), artist and archaeological illustrator has worked in Syria for many years. Gripped by the Gilgamesh Epos and the philosophy narrated in the epic, he created a pictorial book, re-telling the account of Gilgamesh and the et... .... Learn More
  5. Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril

    Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril [Hardback]

    Sabine Schmidtke (Editor); Hassan Ansari (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781463242022
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 49
    An illustrated collection of articles on Yemeni manuscript culture. .... Learn More
  6. Göltepe Excavations

    Göltepe Excavations: Tin Production at an Early Bronze Age Mining Town in the Central Taurus Mountains, Turkey [Hardback]

    Kutlu Aslıhan Yener (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781931534277
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 64
    This volume presents over fifteen years (1981–1996) of archaeometallurgy surveys and specifically the excavations of an Early Bronze Age miners’ village, Göltepe and its associated tin mine, Kestel. The results of the surface surveys, test pit ope... .... Learn More
  7. Bathhouses in Iudaea/Syria-Palaestina and Provincia Arabia from Herod the Great to the Umayyads

    Bathhouses in Iudaea/Syria-Palaestina and Provincia Arabia from Herod the Great to the Umayyads [Paperback]

    Arleta Kowalewska (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256574
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Bathing culture was one of the pillars of Roman society and bathhouses are one of the largest categories of a particular type of construction excavated in the Roman world. The large number of surviving remains and their regional variety make bathh... .... Learn More
  8. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [Hardback]

    Philip J. Boyes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255836
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 3
    By the 13th century BC, the Syrian city of Ugarit hosted an extremely diverse range of writing practices. As well as two main scripts – alphabetic and logographic cuneiform - the site has also produced inscriptions in a wide range of scripts and l... .... Learn More
  9. Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions

    Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions [Hardback]

    George Kiraz (Editor); Sabine Schmidtke (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781463241957
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts and Studies (Third Series)
    Volume: 23
    This volume brings together contributions by scholars focussing on peritextual elements as found in Middle Eastern manuscripts: dots and various other symbols that mark vowels, intonation, readings aids, and other textual markers; marginal notes a... .... Learn More
  10. Culture of Defeat

    Culture of Defeat: Submission in Written Sources and the Archaeological Record. Proceedings of a Joint Seminar of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Vienna, October 2017 [Hardback]

    Katharina Streit (Editor); Marianne Grohmann (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463239206
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East
    Volume: 16
    Culture of Defeat is based on a 2017 conference focusing on the impact on, and responses by, the defeated parties in conflicts in the ancient Near East. Shifting the focus of analysis from the conqueror to the vanquished, the (re-)examina... .... Learn More

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