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

    The Semantics of Word Division in Northwest Semitic Writing Systems: Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hebrew, Moabite and Greek [eBook (PDF)]

    Robert S.D. Crellin(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256802
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: 4
    Much focus in research on alphabetic writing systems has been on correspondences between graphemes and phonemes. The present study sets out to complement these by examining the linguistic denotation of markers of word division in several ancient N... .... Learn More
  2. Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography

    Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography [eBook (PDF)]

    Susanna Harris(Editor); Cecilie Brøns(Editor); Marta Zuchowska(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257243
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 38
    This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colourful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, reli... .... Learn More
  3. Cities as Palimpsests?

    Cities as Palimpsests?: Responses to Antiquity in Eastern Mediterranean Urbanism [eBook (PDF)]

    Elizabeth Key Fowden(Editor); Suna Çağaptay(Editor); Edward Zychowicz-Coghill(Editor); Louise Blanke(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257700
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 1
    The metaphor of the palimpsest has been increasingly invoked to conceptualize cities with deep, living pasts. This volume seeks to think through, and beyond, the logic of the palimpsest, asking whether this fashionable trope slyly forces us to see... .... Learn More
  4. Dynamic Epigraphy - When poetry comes to its senses: inscribed Roman verse and the human sensorium

    Dynamic Epigraphy - When poetry comes to its senses: inscribed Roman verse and the human sensorium: New Approaches to Inscriptions [eBook (PDF)]

    Eleri H. Cousins(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257915
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume, with origins in a panel at the 2018 Celtic Conference in Classics, presents creative new approaches to epigraphic material, in an attempt to 'shake up' how we deal with inscriptions. Broad themes include the embodied experience of epi... .... Learn More
  5. Rome and the Colonial City

    Rome and the Colonial City: Rethinking the Grid [eBook (PDF)]

    Sofia Greaves(Editor); Andrew Wallace-Hadrill(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257823
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 3
    According to one narrative, that received almost canonical status a century ago with Francis Haverfield, the orthogonal grid was the most important development of ancient town planning, embodying values of civilization in contrast to barbarism, di... .... Learn More
  6. Remembering and Forgetting the Ancient City

    Remembering and Forgetting the Ancient City [eBook (PDF)]

    Javier Martínez Jiménez(Editor); Sam Ottewill-Soulsby(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258189
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 2
    The Greco-Roman world is identified in the modern mind by its cities. This includes both specific places such as Athens and Rome, but also an instantly recognizable style of urbanism wrought in marble and lived in by teeming tunic-clad crowds. Sel... .... Learn More
  7. Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean

    Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean: Practices and Adaptations [eBook (PDF)]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258523
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: 6
    Writing in the ancient Mediterranean existed against a backdrop of very high levels of interaction and contact. In the societies around its shores, writing was a dynamic practice that could serve many purposes – from a tool used by elites to... .... Learn More
  8. The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices

    The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices [eBook (PDF)]

    Philip J. Boyes(Editor); Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Natalia Elvira Astoreca(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789254815
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: 2
    Writing is not just a set of systems for transcribing language and communicating meaning, but an important element of human practice, deeply embedded in the cultures where it is present and fundamentally interconnected with all other aspects of hu... .... Learn More
  9. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [eBook (PDF)]

    Philip J. Boyes(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255867
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    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... .... Learn More
  10. Roman and Medieval Exeter and their Hinterlands

    Roman and Medieval Exeter and their Hinterlands: From Isca to Escanceaster: Exeter, A Place in Time Volume I [eBook (PDF)]

    Stephen Rippon(Editor); Neil Holbrook(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789256185
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This first volume, presenting research carried out through the Exeter: A Place in Time project, provides a synthesis of the development of Exeter within its local, regional, national and international hinterlands. Exeter began life in c. AD... .... Learn More

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