The proceedings of the conference “Egypt, Canaan and Israel: History, Imperialism, Ideology and Literature” include the latest discussions about the political, military, cultural, economic, ideological, literary and administrative relations between Egypt, Canaan and Israel during the Second and First Millennia BC incorporating texts, art, and archaeology. A diverse range of scholars discuss subjects as wide-ranging as the Egyptian-Canaanite relations in the Second Intermediate Period, the ideology of boundary stelae, military strategy, diplomacy and officials of the New Kingdom and Late Period, the excavations of Beth-Shean and investigations into the Aruna Pass, and parallels between Biblical, Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern texts. Such breadth in one volume offers a significant contribution to our understanding of the interactions between the civilizations of the ancient Near East.
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Egypt, Canaan and Israel: History, Imperialism, Ideology and Literature
This book presents a paleographic analysis of the Aramaic and Hebrew inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and their historical background within the historical and political context of Palestine in the Hellenistic period.
This book presents a comprehensive discussion of the culture transfer between Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt and Nubia between 300 BC-AD 250. Hellenizing art in Nubia is treated as a Nubian phenomenon expressing Nubian ideas in which only those aspects of Egyptian and Greek art were adopted that were ...
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.
By re-examining the archaeological evidence from salvage campaigns in Egypt and Sudan using anthropological and economic theories, this book offers a fresh view of exchange patterns between Egypt and Lower Nubia in the 4th millennium BC and how these relationships changed.
This book makes the hieratic ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum available for the first time. Most of these come from the village of Deir el-Medina near Thebes, and they include new literary texts, administrative notes, religious hymns, and copies of tomb inscriptions.
Koert van Bekkum
This meticulous study of Joshua 9:1—13:7 and archaeology offers a new historical picture of the Late Bronze – Iron Age transition in the Southern Levant and defines the ideology and antiquarian intent of the Israelite historiographers reworking this episode.
James P. Allen
This book is a new study of one of the masterpieces of ancient Egyptian literature, offering new readings and translations, along with an analysis of the text’s grammar and versification, and a complete philological apparatus.
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