Dictionary of the North-West Semitic Inscriptions (2 vols)

J. Hoftijzer and K. Jongeling. With Appendices by R.C. Steiner, A.M. Moshavi and B. Porten

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€606,00
$731.00
ISBN13: 
9789004098213
E-ISBN: 
9789004294240
Publication Date: 
May 2003
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
Vol. 1: lxxi, 585 pp.; Vol. 2: v, pp. 586-1266
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ISSN: 
0169-9423
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21

Clive Holes

The second volume of this three-volume series provides a fascinating insight into the life, culture and society, in their own words, of Gulf Arabs of the pre-oil generation, covering such subjects as pearl-diving, agriculture, marriage, communal relations, domestic life, and childhood.
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Volume: 
51/2
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144941
Publication date: 
June 2005
€150,00
$181.00

Clive Holes

Dialect, Culture, and Society in Eastern Arabia, Volume I, Glossary is a comprehensive vocabulary of the 'uneducated' Bahraini Arabic dialects, drawn from a data-base of hundreds of hours of natural conversation gathered in the mid-1970s.
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Volume: 
51/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004107632
Publication date: 
November 2000
€236,00
$285.00

Abraham Tal

A Dictionary of Samaritan Aramaic is the first complete presentation of the lexicon embodied in the Aramaic extant texts of the Samaratians (4th-11th centuries C.E.). A reliable guide to the Samaritan writings (among which the Pentateuch). Of interest not only to students of Aramaic Jewish and...
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Volume: 
50
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004116450
E-ISBN: 
9789004294158
Publication date: 
March 2000
€235,80
$285.00
€393,00
$475.00

Edited by Alan J. Avery-Peck and Jacob Neusner

Thirteen foremost scholars describe the views of death, life after death, resurrection, and the world-to-come set forth in Scripture as a whole; distinct parts of Scripture such as Psalms and the Wisdom literature; apocalyptic and the non-apocalyptic pseudepigraphic literature, Philo; Josephus;...
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Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004112629
E-ISBN: 
9789004294141
Publication date: 
December 1999
€167,00
$202.00

Gábor Takács

The multi-volume Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian by Gábor Takács "promises to open a new chapter in Egyptian and Afro-Asiatic comparative lingustics" (A. Dolgopolsky, in Israel Oriental Studies). This second volume is in fact the first volume of the very etymological dictionary. It comprises...
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Volume: 
48/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004121218
Publication date: 
August 2001
€235,00
$284.00

Geoffrey Khan

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...
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115101
E-ISBN: 
9789004305045
Publication date: 
June 1999
€261,00
$315.00

Jacob Neusner

The Mishnah provides a systematic basis for Jewish social order. The fundamental principles of its social theory are known to be coherent and harmonised. It is demonstrated here how its political and economic tenets recapitulate those of Aristotle....
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004114913
E-ISBN: 
9789004294127
Publication date: 
June 1999
€138,00
$167.00

Jacob Neusner

Condensing research concerning questions of religion which encompass the social history of ideas and the religious uses of language, this book deals with three questions: the relationship of the Mishnah to Scripture, the relationship of the religious ideas people hold to the world in which they...
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004114920
E-ISBN: 
9789004294110
Publication date: 
June 1999
€82,80
$100.20
€138,00
$167.00

Hermann Hunger and David Pingree

The first comprehensive and up-to-date account of the origins of the astral sciences in the Ancient Near East, offering a comprehensive reference work on all of the Mesopotamian cuneiform documents concerning astronomy.
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Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004101272
E-ISBN: 
9789004294134
Publication date: 
August 1999
€159,00
$192.00

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.
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004112841
E-ISBN: 
9789004294080
Publication date: 
December 1998
€113,40
$138.00
€189,00
$230.00

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