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  • CUSAS 22

    CUSAS 22
    av Steven J. Garfinkle

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934309414

  • Hammurabi

    av Judith Levin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791096031

    Almost 4,000 years ago, a young king named Hammurabi inherited the small and unimportant city of Babylon in the region of Mesopotamia, now in present-day Iraq. Over his lifetime, Hammurabi expanded Babylon in size and in importance, making the city…

  • Mesopotamia

    av Jean Bottero

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226067278

    The Mesopotamians invented writing and with it a new way of looking at the world. In this collection of essays, the French scholar Jean Bottero attempts to go back to the moment which marks the very beginning of history. To give the reader some sens…

  • Darius the Great

    Darius the Great
    av Jamie Poolos

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791096338

    In ancient history, Darius I stands alone as an administrator with unparalleled insight into the workings of an empire. Under his leadership, the Persian Empire grew to be the largest and most powerful diplomatic and economic force in the world. Aft…

  • The Medieval and Ottoman Hajj Route in Jordan

    The Medieval and Ottoman Hajj Route in Jordan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842175026

    As one of the five pillars of Islam the pilgrimage to Mecca (the Hajj) is central to the life of all Muslims. A network of roads radiates from the Hijaz like a giant spider's web, connecting Mecca to all parts of the Muslim world. Historically the m…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Jane R. McIntosh

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576079652

    The first general introduction to Mesopotamia that covers all four of the area's major ancient civilizations-Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, and Babylonia.Ancient Mesopotamia: New Perspectives ranges from the region's cultural beginnings to its Persian "libe…

  • A History of the Jews in Babylonia I

    A History of the Jews in Babylonia I
    av Jacob Neusner

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780891307389


  • A Short Chronicle on the End of the Sasanian Empire and Early Islam

    A Short Chronicle on the End of the Sasanian Empire and Early Islam

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781463205638

    The Short Chronicle is an eyewitness report on the demise of the Sasanian and Byzantines Empires and the beginning of the Islamic period. It uses official Sasanian sources and Syriac church documents and mentions for the first time new Arab cities,…

  • Approaching Yehud

    Approaching Yehud

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589831452

  • Exploring Iran

    Exploring Iran
    av Ayse Gursan-Salzmann

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707961

    The Penn Museum's first archaeological expedition to Iran took place in 1931, when Erich F. Schmidt excavated the Bronze Age site of Tepe Hissar near the town of Damghan and the monumental buildings of the pre-Islamic Sasanian Palace.In this part of…

  • The Sumerian World

    The Sumerian World

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415569675

    The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised themat…

  • Diaspora

    av Erich S. Gruen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674016064

    What was life like for Jews settled throughout the Mediterranean world of Classical antiquity--and what place did Jewish communities have in the diverse civilization dominated by Greeks and Romans? In a probing account of the Jewish diaspora in the…

  • Early Beth Shan (Strata XIX-XIII)

    Early Beth Shan (Strata XIX-XIII)
    av Eliot Braun

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707626

    G. M. FitzGerald's Deep Cut at Beth Shan, a large-scale research project in the southern Levant, is a window to the earliest civilization at this major tell, documenting human activity during the Neolithic and Bronze Age. In 1933, his last season ex…

  • CUSAS 06

    CUSAS 06
    av David I. Owen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934309056

  • Prophetic Figures in Late Second Temple Jewish Palestine

    Prophetic Figures in Late Second Temple Jewish Palestine
    av Rebecca Gray

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195076158

    Based on a revised Oxford University doctoral dissertation, this work examines the evidence from Josephus for prophetic figures in Jewish Palestine in the late Second Temple period, approximately 150 BCE to 70CE. Recent years have seen renewed inter…

  • Prehistoric Settlement Patterns and Cultures in Susiana, Southwestern Iran

    Prehistoric Settlement Patterns and Cultures in Susiana, Southwestern Iran
    av Abbas Alizadeh

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780915703296

  • The Archaeology of Syria

    The Archaeology of Syria
    av Peter M. M. G. Akkermans

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521796668

    A review of the archaeology of Syria from the Paleolithic period to 300 BC.

  • The Last Days of the Kingdom of Israel

    The Last Days of the Kingdom of Israel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110564167

    Despite considerable scholarly efforts for many years, the last two decades of the Kingdom of Israel are still beneath the veil of history. What was the status of the Kingdom after its annexation by Assyria in 732 BCE? Who conquered Samaria, the cap…

  • The Sacrificial Economy

    The Sacrificial Economy
    av Michael Kozuh

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575062785

    In the mid-first millennium B.C., the Eanna temple at Uruk sacrificed a minimum of nine lambs every day in its basic routine of offerings to its gods; in addition to these, special occasions and festivals demanded the sacrifice of as many as 90 lamb…

  • The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus

    The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171246

    Situated between Europe, Asia, and the Levantine corridor to Africa, the Zagros-Taurus region has enormous potential for the study of human adaptation and population movement during the Pleistocene. While archaeological work was done in this area 40…

  • The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity

    The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity
    av John H. Hayes

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780664257279

    John Hayes and Sara Mandell provide a clear exposition of Jewish history from 333 BCE to 135 CE. This volume focuses on the Judean-Jerusalem community from a historical rather than ideological or theological perspective. With the inclusion of charts…

  • Jewish War under Trajan and Hadrian

    Jewish War under Trajan and Hadrian
    av William Horbury

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521622967

    Two major Jewish risings against Rome took place in the years following the destruction of Jerusalem - the first during Trajan's Parthian war, and the second, led by Bar Kokhba, under Hadrian's principate. The impact of these risings not only on Jud…

  • Hatra: Politics, Culture and Religion Between Parthia and Rome

    Hatra: Politics, Culture and Religion Between Parthia and Rome

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783515104128

    Hatra is the richest archaeological site in the Parthian Empire known to date and has great potential for a better understanding of this enigmatic empire and its relationship with Rome. After an introduction to this little known site, seventeen cont…

  • The Land Before the Kingdom of Israel

    The Land Before the Kingdom of Israel
    av Brendon C. Benz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575064277

    Ancient Israel is widely regarded as having been set apart from the nations, representing a unique sociopolitical entity in the ancient world. United by a common tribal identity and a commitment to worshiping the God who delivered them from Egypt ex…

  • Babylon

    av Joan Oates

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500273845

  • Cyrus the Great

    Cyrus the Great

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987388

    The edited volume Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore re-contextualizes Cyrus's foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond. Among the many themes addressed in the volume are: the…

  • Testament Of Time

    Testament Of Time
    av Andrea Berlin

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838639757

    This text illuminates the long history of human activity in the southern Levant and the long-standing connection between the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the archaeology of the Palestinian region. Under th…

  • The Athlit Ram

    The Athlit Ram
    av Lionel Casson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890964514

    In November, 1980, the eastern shallows of the Mediterranean near the village of Athlit, Israel, yielded a remarkable artifact of ancient military history: the bronze ram and connecting bow timbers of an oared warship. It was the first ram ever disc…

  • Ashkelon 6

    Ashkelon 6

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575069807

    The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon continues its final report series with a study of the fortifications of the North Slope. From the first gate and rampart in the Middle Bronze Age through mud-brick towers from the Iron Age, these defenses are evi…

  • Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Period

    Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Period
    av Avraham Faust

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589836402

  • Beydar Studies 1

    Beydar Studies 1

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782503526607

    Beydar Studies 1 constitutes the first volume of a new sub-series dedicated to the excavations at Tell Beydar (NE Syria), and its neighbourhood. It includes archaeological, environmental, and landscape archaeology papers. The contributions included…

  • Ancient Israel

    Ancient Israel
    av Harry M. Orlinsky

    Häftad - 1960 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801498497

    This revised edition, published in 1960, brings up to date a book first published in 1954-a concisely organized, simply written account of the society that produced the Bible. As the author traces the fluctuating fortunes of the Hebrews and Israelit…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Erica C.D. Hunter

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816068241

    Ancient Mesopotamia, New Edition brings to life the period in history when the first civilizations arose. Using maps, charts, documents, and works of art to enhance the text and reconstruct life at all levels of society at the time, this book examin…

  • Josephus The Complete Works

    Josephus The Complete Works
    av William Whiston

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780785250500

    Encounter the world and traditions that Jesus knew. Illuminate your understanding of the New Testament. In The Complete Works you will discover what the New Testament writers knew about Abraham, Moses, Samuel, David, and Solomon and examine an in-de…

  • Beyond the Fertile Crescent

    Beyond the Fertile Crescent
    av Andrew Garrard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842178331

    The natural arc of resource-rich land which forms the 'Fertile Crescent' of South-West Asia is regarded as the earliest centre of village-based farming in the world and has been the focus of much of our understanding of the transition from Epipalaeo…

  • The Long March

    The Long March

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300104035

    The March of the Ten Thousand is one of the most famous military adventures in the ancient world. Its fearless army of Greek mercenaries marched through western Asia (modern Turkey and Iraq) in 401 BC to 399 BC, their hopes and hardships recounted b…

  • 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 influenced th…

  • Ancient Canaan and Israel

    Ancient Canaan and Israel
    av Jonathan M. Golden

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576078976

    It's the cradle of civilization, the wellspring of three of the world's most powerful faiths, a place where vestiges of the ancient past remain vibrantly alive today-but what do we really know about the day-to-day lives and defining culture of the p…

  • Living in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Living in Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Norman Bancroft-Hunt

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816063376

    Living in Ancient Mesopotamia focuses primarily on two ""ideal"" periods set in about 3500 B.C (Sumer) and 1000 to 500 B.C. (Assyria and Babylonia). This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of society, from the kings and pr…

  • The Holmes Expedition to Luristan

    The Holmes Expedition to Luristan
    av Curvers

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780918986535

    This two-volume account of archaeological investigations in central and eastern Luristan reflects work carried out over 50 years in the remote area of western Iran, north of the Zagros Mountains. Included are excavation reports on the Chalcolithic s…

  • Subsistence, Trade, and Social Change in Early Bronze Age Palestine

    Subsistence, Trade, and Social Change in Early Bronze Age Palestine
    av Douglas Esse

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780918986665

    This volume comprises a study of both the site and the surrounding hinterland of one of the earliest and largest Early Bronze Age (3500-2300 b.c.) cities of the Levant. The site of Beth Yerah, located in the Jordan Valley of Israel on the shores of…

  • Riches Hidden in Secret Places

    Riches Hidden in Secret Places

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060613

    Providing a scholar's salute to a teacher, colleague, and friend, the contributors of this new volume honor the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion. Contributors include: Tzvi Abusch, Jo…

  • The Emergence of Israel in Ancient Palestine

    The Emergence of Israel in Ancient Palestine
    av Emanuel Pfoh

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845535292

    Taking advantage of critical methodology for history-writing and the use of anthropological insights and ethnographic data from the modern Middle East, this study aims at providing new understandings on the emergence of Israel in ancient Palestine a…

  • Hasanlu V

    Hasanlu V
    av Michael D. Danti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536612

    Hasanlu V provides archaeologists with a new, more accurate chronology of Hasanlu, the largest and arguably the most important archaeological site in the Gadar River Valley of northwestern Iran. This revised chronology introduces Hasanlu Periods VIa…

  • Mesopotamia Before History

    Mesopotamia Before History
    av Petr Charvat

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415251044

    Mesopotamia was one of the earliest regions to produce writing, literature and the fine arts, as well as being one of the first areas to construct states. This comprehensive and detailed survey of the region's prehistory and protohistory shows how t…

  • Rock Inscriptions and Graffiti Project, Volume 2

    Rock Inscriptions and Graffiti Project, Volume 2

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555407933

  • The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D. 66-135

    The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D. 66-135

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786444793

    During the first and second centuries A.D., the supremacy of the Roman Empire was aggressively challenged by three Jewish rebellions. The facts surrounding the initial uprising of A.D. 66-74 have been filtered through the biased accounts of Judeao-R…

  • The Land of Canaan in the Late Bronze Age

    The Land of Canaan in the Late Bronze Age

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567672810

    This volume provides a series of contributions on the crucial aspects relating to the Bible and the Late Bronze Age period. The volume is introduced with a background essay surveying the main areas of history and current scholarship relating to Late…

  • King Herod: A Persecuted Persecutor

    King Herod: A Persecuted Persecutor
    av Aryeh Kasher

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110189643

    The enigma of King Herod as a cruel bloodthirsty tyrant on the one hand, and a great builder on the other is discussed in a systematic modern historical and psychological study. It seeks to unravel the contradictory historic mystery of the man and h…

  • Numayra

    av Meredith S. Chesson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575069838

    The emergence of ancient urbanism has long held the interest of archaeologists attempting to understand the origins of inequality and its links to early urban life. This volume presents the results of archeological research at the Early Bronze Age s…