Search: Ancient Near East and Egypt - History
Categories: Ancient Near East and Egypt - History
Results 11 - 20 of 100
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 Marilyn J. Lundberg, West Semitic Research, Steven Fine, Yeshiva University, and Wayne T. Pitard, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The articles included in this volume honor Bruce Zuckerman’s many contributions to the fields of epigraphy, biblical and Second Temple studies, and modern Judaism in discussions of a wide variety of inscriptional materials, biblical texts, archaeology, lexicography and teaching methodology.
Jonathan S. Tenney
This monograph uses traditional philological analysis of cuneiform records and the application of quantitative studies and historical-ethnographic comparisons to achieve a better understanding of the social and economic forces that affected the servile population of Kassite Babylonia.
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.
This book focuses on the role of the emperor and the image of the Roman Empire as a whole during the time period from Augustus to Constantine by exploring the relationships between the central power and populations of the Near East.
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.
Being direct descendants of the Aramaic spoken by the Jews in antiquity, the still spoken Jewish Neo-Aramaic dialects of Kurdistan deserve special and vivid interest. Geoffrey Khan’s A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic is a unique record of one of these dialects, now on the verge of extinction. The ...
Ulrike Steinert, University College London
Rooted in Assyriology with a strong interdisciplinary outlook, this book offers the first comprehensive study of ancient Mesopotamian notions of the human person, including semantic analyses of Akkadian terms for body parts and multiple aspects of the self.
Han J.W. Drijvers and John F. Healey
This volume provides all the known Old Syriac Inscriptions from Edessa and surrounding Osrhoene from the first three centuries C.E. with translations, commentary, chapters on language, script and history, word indices, and a bibliography.
Edited by Dahlia Shehata, Frauke Weiershäuser, and Kamran Vincent Zand
This volume in honor of Brigitte Groneberg presents twenty four contributions by leading scholars in the fields of Assyriology and Sumerology dealing with actual topics in Language, Literature and Religions of the Ancient Near East.
Click a term to refine your current search.
Categories: all » Ancient Near East and Egypt - History
- Humanities (99)
- BRILL (93)