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. Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions

    Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions [Hardback]

    George Kiraz (Editor); Sabine Schmidtke (Editor)

    £85.00

    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
  2. 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
  3. A Mesopotamian Miscellany

    A Mesopotamian Miscellany [Hardback]

    Karen Polinger Foster (Author); Benjamin R. Foster (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9781463240523
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East
    Volume: 15
    Drawn from Akkadian and Sumerian tablets in the Yale Babylonian Collection, many of them previously unpublished, this collection of readings brings to life the vibrancy of ancient Mesopotamian literature, beyond its better-known myths and epics. T... .... Learn More
  4. Law and Trade in Ancient Mesopotamia and Anatolia

    Law and Trade in Ancient Mesopotamia and Anatolia: Selected Papers by K.R. Veenhof [Paperback]

    N.J.C. Kouwenberg (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088909153
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book contains a selection of nineteen articles published by K.R. Veenhof, focusing on his main field of study: law and trade in the Old Babylonian and Old Assyrian society of the early second millennium B.C. They were originally published in ... .... Learn More
  5. Law and Trade in Ancient Mesopotamia and Anatolia

    Law and Trade in Ancient Mesopotamia and Anatolia: Selected Papers by K.R. Veenhof [Hardback]

    N.J.C. Kouwenberg (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088909160
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book contains a selection of nineteen articles published by K.R. Veenhof, focusing on his main field of study: law and trade in the Old Babylonian and Old Assyrian society of the early second millennium B.C. They were originally published in ... .... Learn More
  6. Landscapes of Survival

    Landscapes of Survival: The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Jordan’s North-Eastern Desert and Beyond [Paperback]

    Peter M.M.G. Akkermans (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9789088909429
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The ‘Black Desert’ begins just south of Damascus and comprises some 40,000 km2 of dark and desolate basalt fields, which stretch from southern Syria across north-eastern Jordan and reach the sand sea of the Nefud in Saudi Arabia. The rough and hig... .... Learn More
  7. Landscapes of Survival

    Landscapes of Survival: The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Jordan’s North-Eastern Desert and Beyond [Hardback]

    Peter M.M.G. Akkermans (Editor)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088909436
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The ‘Black Desert’ begins just south of Damascus and comprises some 40,000 km2 of dark and desolate basalt fields, which stretch from southern Syria across north-eastern Jordan and reach the sand sea of the Nefud in Saudi Arabia. The rough and hig... .... Learn More
  8. An Inventory of Syriac Texts Published from Manuscripts in the British Library

    An Inventory of Syriac Texts Published from Manuscripts in the British Library [Hardback]

    Sebastian Brock (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781463242145
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 50
    The British Library possesses one of the most important collections of Syriac manuscripts in the world, with large numbers dating back to the second half of the first millennium CE. The publication of important Syriac texts from these manuscripts ... .... Learn More
  9. The Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent

    The Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent: Excavations at Bestansur and Shimshara, Iraqi Kurdistan [Hardback]

    Roger Matthews (Editor); Wendy Matthews (Editor); Kamal Rasheed Raheem (Editor); Amy Richardson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255263
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Central Zagros Archaeological Project
    Volume: 2
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    The Eastern Fertile Crescent region of western Iran and eastern Iraq hosted major developments in the transition from hunter-forager to farmer-herder lifestyles through the Early Neolithic period, 10,000-7000 BC. Within the scope of the Central Za... .... Learn More
  10. In the Footsteps of Honor Frost

    In the Footsteps of Honor Frost: The life and legacy of a pioneer in maritime archaeology [Hardback]

    Lucy Blue (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088908316
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 1
    Maritime archaeologist Honor Frost (1917-2010) was a pioneer in her field. She left a rich legacy through her innovative research conducted in the eastern Mediterranean on the remains of ports and harbours, sea-level change, shipwrecks and ship co... .... Learn More

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