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Edited by Billie Jean Collins
A reference guide and key to all aspects of man’s contact with the menagerie of the Ancient Near East. With ample original illustrations.
Jonathan Stökl, University College London
Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-evaluates recent scholarship and concludes that prophecy was a widespread phenomenon integrated into divination in general.
Edited by Assaf Yasur-Landau, Jennie R. Ebeling, and Laura B. Mazow
In this volume, the theoretical and methodological approaches of household archaeology are applied to the rich data set of Bronze and Iron Age Israel, providing an innovative construct for interpreting material culture and inciting new avenues for future research.
Rita Watson and Wayne Horowitz
The Babylonian astronomical series MUL.APIN represents the crowning achievement of traditional Mesopotamian astronomy. This volume presents a new analysis of MUL.APIN from the perspective of modern cognitive science and explores the role of writing in the evolution of scientific thought.
edited by Annie Attia and Gilles Buisson, with the collaboration of Markham J. Geller
This volume, which originated with a conference at the Collège de France, comprises articles on Babylonian and Assyrian medicine.
Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare, this study examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the Ancient Near East.
Edited by Gary N. Knoppers and Antoine Hirsch
These studies on the history, art, religions, and literature of Egypt and the ancient Near East include discussions of previously unpublished archaeological excavations and ancient inscriptions. Some essays engage specific literary texts; others are comparative, interpreting the finds, art, and ...
This major study of Cypro-Phoenician (or Black-on-Red) pottery provides a fresh assessment of Iron Age East Mediterranean chronology, investigates the relative roles of Cyprus and Phoenicia in trade to the Aegean, and explores the ancient trade in perfumed oil.
Daniel C. Snell
This book shows that in the Ancient Near East the idea of freedom is older than in Greece. Snell studies archival texts on runaways, edicts, legal collections, treaties, and literature, as well as Biblical practice.
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