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  • Be¯l Lis?a¯ni

    Be¯l Lis?a¯ni

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646021352

    Akkadian, a Semitic language attested in writing from 2600 BCE until the first century CE, was the language of Mesopotamia for nearly three millennia. This volume examines the language from a comparative and historical linguistic perspective. Inspir…

  • The Eden Narrative

    The Eden Narrative
    av Tryggve N. D. Mettinger

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061412

    In a book marked by unusually readable yet academic style, Mettinger transforms our knowledge of the story of Eden in Genesis. He shows us a story focused on a divine test of human obedience, with human disobedience and its consequences as its main…

  • Identity in Persian Egypt

    Identity in Persian Egypt
    av Bob Becking

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067452

    In this book, Bob Becking provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the origins, lives, and eventual fate of the Yehudites, or Judeans, at Elephantine, framed within the greater history of the rise and fall of the Persian Empire. The Yehud…

  • Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

    Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax
    av Bruce K. Waltke

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464317

    Meeting the need for a textbook for classroom use after first year Hebrew grammar, Waltke and O’Connor integrate the results of modern linguistic study of Hebrew and years of experience teaching the subject in this book. In addition to functio…

  • Ashkelon 7

    Ashkelon 7
    av Lawrence E. Stager

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646020904

    The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon continues its final report series with a study of the Iron Age I. Following the dramatic collapse of the Mediterranean world at the end of the Bronze Age, new groups emerged across the Levantine littoral. One of…

  • Atra-Hasis

    Atra-Hasis
    av Alan R. Millard

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061849

    The Babylonian flood story of Atra-hasis is of vital importance to ancient Near Eastern and biblical scholars, as well as students of history, anthropology, and comparative religion. Professors Lambert and Millard provide the reader with a detailed…

  • A Grammar of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts, Vol. I: Unis

    A Grammar of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts, Vol. I: Unis
    av James P. Allen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067520

    A Grammar of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts is designed as a six-volume study of the earliest comprehensive corpus of ancient Egyptian texts, inscribed in the pyramids of five pharaohs of the Old Kingdom (ca. 2325–2150 BC) and several of t…

  • The Southern Levant under Assyrian Domination

    The Southern Levant under Assyrian Domination

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067971

    With its unique geographic diversity and abundant archaeological and textual data, the southern Levant is an excellent “laboratory” for studying how Assyrian domination operated. This collection of essays explains how Neo-Assyrian rule i…

  • A Grammar of the Hittite Language

    A Grammar of the Hittite Language
    av H. Craig Melchert

    Övrigt - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061191

    Hoffner and Melchert’s long-awaited work is sure to become both the standard reference grammar and the main teaching tool for the Hittite language. The first volume includes a thorough description of Hittite grammar, grounded in an abundance o…

  • Wrestling with the Violence of God

    Wrestling with the Violence of God

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575068282

    The prevalence of evil and violence in the world is a growing focus of scholarly attention, especially violence done in the name of religion and violence found within the pages of the Old Testament. Many atheists consider this reason enough to rejec…

  • Coptic

    Coptic
    av James P. Allen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646020645

    Coptic is the final stage of the ancient Egyptian language, written in an alphabet derived primarily from Greek instead of hieroglyphs. It borrows some vocabulary from ancient Greek, and it was used primarily for writing Christian scriptures and tre…

  • Unburning Fame

    Unburning Fame
    av Ola Wikander

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067629

    "In this book, Ola Wikander studies Indo-European influences in the literary world of the Hebrew Bible and the Ugaritic texts, tracing a number of poetic motifs and other concepts originating in the Indo-European linguistic milieux of the greater An…

  • Exploring the Longue Duree

    Exploring the Longue Duree

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061610

    Fifty scholars who represent a wide range of nationalities and specialties—archaeologists, biblical scholars, philologists, and historians—have contributed essays in honor of Lawrence E. Stager, the Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of…

  • Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School

    Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School
    av Moshe Weinfeld

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063188

    By means of a threefold approach—typological analysis of literary forms, investigation of religious ideology, and study of didactic aims and methods—Weinfeld shows that the deuteronomic composition was the creation of scribal circles who…

  • Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School

    Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School
    av Moshe Weinfeld

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464409

    By means of a threefold approach—typological analysis of literary forms, investigation of religious ideology, and study of didactic aims and methods—Weinfeld shows that the deuteronomic composition was the creation of scribal circles who…

  • The babilili-Ritual from Hattusa (CTH 718)

    The babilili-Ritual from Hattusa (CTH 718)
    av Gary Beckman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062808

    Hittite culture of the second millennium B.C.E. was strongly influenced by Mesopotamian culture, in part through the mediation of the peripheral cuneiform civilizations of northern Syria, in part through direct contact with Babylonia and Assyria. Th…

  • Children in the Ancient Near Eastern Household

    Children in the Ancient Near Eastern Household
    av Kristine Garroway

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062952

    Children were an important part of the ancient Near Eastern household. This idea seems straightforward, but it can be understood in many ways. On a basic level, children are necessary for the perpetuation of a household. On a deeper level, the defin…

  • Jealousy in Context

    Jealousy in Context

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067360

    Attested as both a human and a divine expression, the biblical Hebrew term qin?â is most often translated as “jealousy” or “envy.” In this study, Erin Villareal makes the case for reading qin?â as more than a simple reference…

  • Is There Theology in the Hebrew Bible?

    Is There Theology in the Hebrew Bible?

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063515

    The Hebrew Bible has long been the subject of theological inquiries and debates in Judaism and Christianity. But is there something like theology already in the Hebrew Bible itself? Is it possible to describe the literary growth of the Hebrew Bible…

  • Male and Female in the Epic of Gilgamesh

    Male and Female in the Epic of Gilgamesh
    av Tzvi Abusch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063492

    The deeds and struggles of Gilgamesh, legendary king of the city-state Uruk in the land of Sumer, have fascinated readers for millennia. They are preserved primarily in the Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the most well-known pieces of Mesopotamian literat…

  • Poor and Rich in James

    Poor and Rich in James
    av Nelson R. Morales

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067827

    The epistle of James was, for years, a forgotten book in academic circles. In recent decades, however, a renewed focus on early Judaism has generated interest in looking at James with new eyes. In this context, different studies, monographs and comm…

  • Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century

    Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464966

    Sixteen essays from the Albright conference held at the Johns Hopkins University charting the course of ancient Near Eastern studies in the twenty-first century. This landmark volume is essential reading for both students and scholars.

  • Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue of Gush Halav

    Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue of Gush Halav

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464591

    During 1977 and 1978 the Meiron Excavation Project moved north from its excavations at Khirbet Shema and Meiron, excavating at the site of the synagogue at Gush Halav. With only very limited areas available for excavation, the team nevertheless was…

  • From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah

    From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah
    av Sara Japhet

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062143

    Culled from various books, journals, and festscrifts, the most important essays by Sara Japhet on the biblical restoration period and the books of Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles appear in this accessible collection. Japhet, who is Yehezkel Kaufmann Pr…

  • Imperial Administrative Records, Part 2

    Imperial Administrative Records, Part 2
    av J. N. Postgate

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063362

    This is the second of two volumes of the State Archives of Assyria devoted to the administrative archives. Like the previous volume, SAA 7, it includes texts from Nineveh, for the most part published originally by C.H.W. Johns in his Assyrian Deeds…

  • The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations

    The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations
    av Robert D. Miller II

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575064796

    The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations investigates the origins, manifestations, and meanings of a myth that plays a major role in the Hebrew Bible and a substantial role in the New Testament: the dragon-slaying myth.The dragon-slaying myth has a…

  • Schlaf, Kindchen, Schlaf!

    Schlaf, Kindchen, Schlaf!
    av Walter Farber

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464447

    This study presents Mesopotamian incantations and rituals for calming infants and protecting them against disease. The book’s work is thus of interest not only to Near Eastern specialists, but to anthropologists and historians of medicine as w…

  • Harlot or Holy Woman?

    Harlot or Holy Woman?
    av Phyllis A. Bird

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575069814

    Harlot or Holy Woman? presents an exhaustive study of qedešah, a Hebrew word meaning “consecrated woman” but rendered “prostitute” or “sacred prostitute” in Bible translations. Reexamining biblical and extr…

  • Sacred Time, Sacred Place

    Sacred Time, Sacred Place

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060545

    Thirteen essays from an ASOR symposium on the relationship among archaeology, text and our understanding of ancient Israelite religion. Contributors include: J. Z. Smith, W. G. Dever, Z. Zevit, K. van der Toorn, J. M. Sasson, E. Bloch-Smith, S. Giti…

  • The Old Testament in the Life of God's People

    The Old Testament in the Life of God's People

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061580

    This book celebrates the contributions to Old Testament theology of Elmer A. Martens, President and Professor of Old Testament at Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno, California (both positions now Emeritus). It includes 3 essays written by…

  • Toward an Interpretation of the Book of Proverbs

    Toward an Interpretation of the Book of Proverbs
    av Zoltan S. Schwab

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067070

    Major religious themes of the Bible, such as election and covenant, are not mentioned in the book of Proverbs. Furthermore, self-interest underlies its motivational system (“you shall behave well, because it will be good for you”). These…

  • Literary Motifs and Patterns in the Hebrew Bible

    Literary Motifs and Patterns in the Hebrew Bible
    av Shemaryahu Talmon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062617

    This collection gathers together Professor Shemaryahu Talmon’s contributions to the literary study of the Bible, and complements his acclaimed Literary Studies in the Hebrew Bible: Form and Content: Collected Studies (Jerusalem: Magnes / Leid…

  • Letters from Assyrian and Babylonian Scholars

    Letters from Assyrian and Babylonian Scholars
    av Simo Parpola

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063379

  • Ur III Texts in the Schøyen Collection

    Ur III Texts in the Schøyen Collection
    av Jacob L. Dahl

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067384

    Judging from the sheer amount of textual material left to us, the rulers of ancient Ur were above all else concerned with keeping track of their poorest subjects, who made up the majority of the population under their jurisdiction. Year after year,…

  • Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East

    Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East
    av Jeffrey L. Cooley

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062624

    Modern science historians have typically treated the sciences of the ancient Near East as separate from historical and cultural considerations. At the same time, biblical scholars, dominated by theological concerns, have historically understood the…

  • The Tall al-Hammam Excavations, Volume 1

    The Tall al-Hammam Excavations, Volume 1
    av Carroll M. Kobs

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063690

    The Tall al-Hamman Excavations, Volume 1 is the first in a series of reports on the Tall al-Hammam Excavation Project, directed by Steven Collins of Trinity Southwest University and assisted by Gary Byers and Carroll Kobs, assistant dig directors. C…

  • The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History

    The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464584

    The Acts of the Apostles is the New Testament book that contains the most obvious ties to its cultural and historical milieu. Yet, until very recently, the trend has been for 20th-century authors to bypass discussion of the relation of Acts to the w…

  • The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History

    The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575063966

    The Acts of the Apostles is the New Testament book that contains the most obvious ties to its cultural and historical milieu. Yet, until very recently, the trend has been for 20th-century authors to bypass discussion of the relation of Acts to the w…

  • Critical Issues in Early Israelite History

    Critical Issues in Early Israelite History

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575068046

    The origin of the Israelites is one of the most frequently discussed issues among archaeologists and biblical scholars. Only a few decades ago, biblical stories such as the Conquest were heralded as confirmed by archaeology. But in the 1970s, Thomas…

  • Creation

    Creation
    av Silvia Schroer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060934

    Othmar Keel has become well known as the author of masterly studies on the iconography and texts of the ANE and their relationship to the text of the Hebrew Bible. In this volume, he partners with Silvia Schroer to assemble ANE texts and art that be…

  • Representations of Political Power

    Representations of Political Power

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575064079

    Representation of political power seems to have been necessary at all times in all complex urban societies. To secure order—to construct a certain social, ideological, religious, economic, and cultural stability—seems to be one of the ma…

  • Representations of Political Power

    Representations of Political Power

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061351

    Representation of political power seems to have been necessary at all times in all complex urban societies. To secure order—to construct a certain social, ideological, religious, economic, and cultural stability—seems to be one of the ma…

  • Aspect, Communicative Appeal, and Temporal Meaning in Biblical Hebrew Verbal Forms

    Aspect, Communicative Appeal, and Temporal Meaning in Biblical Hebrew Verbal Forms

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646021406

    This book provides a new explanation for what has long been a challenge for scholars of Biblical Hebrew: how to understand the expression of verbal tense and aspect.Working from a representative text corpus, combined with database queries of specifi…

  • Ramat Ra?el IV

    Ramat Ra?el IV
    av Oded Lipschits

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575067483

    This is the first of a three-volume final report on the Tel Aviv–Heidelberg Renewed Excavations at Ramat Ra?el, 2005–2010. It presents the stratigraphy and architecture of the excavation areas, including portions of the palatial compound…

  • Text and Ritual in the Pentateuch

    Text and Ritual in the Pentateuch

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646021413

    The first five books of the Hebrew Bible contain a significant number of texts describing ritual practices. Yet it is often unclear how these sources would have been understood or used by ancient audiences in the actual performance of cult. This vol…

  • Ashkelon 1

    Ashkelon 1
    av Daniel M. Master

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575069296

    Since 1985, the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon, directed by Lawrence E. Stager of Harvard University, has been a leading American archaeological project in Israel. Now, the work of the project is being collected in ten final report volumes publish…

  • Temple in Society

    Temple in Society

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931464386

    This collection of studies had its origin in the Burdick-Vary Symposium of 1986, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The symposium, sponsored jointly by the Institute for Research in the Humanities and the Hebrew Department of the Universit…

  • Galilee through the Centuries

    Galilee through the Centuries

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060408

    This volume presents the papers given at the Second International Conference on Galilee in Antiquity held at Duke University and the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1997. The goal of the conference was to examine the significance of Galilee and its…

  • Milk and Honey

    Milk and Honey

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061276

    From the Foreword—In a very short stretch of years, the Judaic Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego, has developed into one of the most important centers for teaching and research in biblical studies, in ancient Near East…

  • Daily Life, Materiality, and Complexity in Early Urban Communities of the Southern Levant

    Daily Life, Materiality, and Complexity in Early Urban Communities of the Southern Levant

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062174

    This volume emerges from a session honoring Walter E. Rast and R. Thomas Schaub held during the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Atlanta, Georgia and includes expanded versions of many of the papers presented in th…

  • Mishneh Todah

    Mishneh Todah

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061566

    Jeffrey H. Tigay, A. M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, master teacher and scholar extraordinaire, conservative rabbi and lifelong student of Torah receives due ovation in this excep…

  • Letters from Assyrian Scholars to the Kings Esarhaddon and Assurbanipal

    Letters from Assyrian Scholars to the Kings Esarhaddon and Assurbanipal
    av Simo Parpola

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575061375

    Eisenbrauns is pleased to announce this quality reprint of Simo Parpola’s classic work, Letters from Assyrian Scholars to the Kings Esarhaddon and Assurbanipal.

  • Patterns of Destiny

    Patterns of Destiny
    av Diane M. Sharon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060521

    Diane Sharon uses the tools of structuralist literary criticism to uncover social and theological patterns in biblical literature. She provides a brief framework for understanding the approach used in her study, then demonstrates that the notion of…