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Studies in the history of the Near East

  • 261 Pages
  • 2.54 MB
  • English
Cass , London
Sudan -- History -- To 1821., Egypt -- History -- 1517-1882., Arab countries -- Study and teaching -- Great Bri


Sudan, Egypt, Arab coun

Statement[by] P. M. Holt.
LC ClassificationsDT108.1 .H6 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 261, [4] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5309219M
ISBN 100714629847
LC Control Number72092964

Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East provides a global forum for works addressing the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, spanning a broad period from the foundation of civilisation in the region until the end of the Abbasid period.

The series includes research monographs, edited works, collections developed from. The Near East has witnessed several of the world's earliest major civilizations and is the cradle of its three monotheistic religions.

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The Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East are concerned with political, social and economic history;religion; the state, kingship and administration; agriculture, husbandry, nutrition, crafts and education; science and technology.

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By P.M. Holt. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 28 October Cited by: The ancient Near East is studied in the fields of Ancient Near East studies, Near Eastern archaeology and ancient history. The history of the ancient Near East begins with the rise of Sumer in the 4th millennium BC, though the date it ends varies.

Marian H. Feldman, Ph.D. () in History of Art, Harvard University, is Associate Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Art at the University of California, is the author of Diplomacy by Design: Luxury Arts and an ‘International Style’ in the Ancient Near East, Cheng, Ph.D. () in History of Art, Harvard University, writes for academic and popular audiences.

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Book Quality. See open book quality issues. The Department of Near Eastern Studies was founded in and was the first program in the United States to offer a PhD in the field. Choose from four programs of study: Assyriology, Egyptology, Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic Studies, and Near Eastern Archaeology/Near Eastern Art.

The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century 3rd Edition. Hugh Kennedy Decem The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from cAD, the period in which Islamic society was formed.

Studies of seals and sealing practices have traditionally investigated aspects of social, political, economic, and ideological systems in ancient societies throughout the Old World.

Previously, scholarship has focused on description and documentation, chronology and dynastic histories, administrative function, iconography, and style. More recent studies have emphasized context.

This ground-breaking study leaves the reader with a full appreciation of the legacy of the Ancient Near East to modern Western society, in all its aspects.

It will be essential reading for researchers and general readers alike who are interested in the cultural history of the West as well as the history of the Ancient Near s: 1.

Sincethe Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series has become a primary forum for studying all aspects of ancient Near Eastern civilizations. Across a chronological and geographical swath, it covers religion, history, language, literature, thought, science, art. Oriental studies is the academic field of study that embraces Near Eastern and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages, peoples, history and archaeology; in recent years the subject has often been turned into the newer terms of Middle Eastern studies and Asian ional Oriental studies in Europe is today generally focused on the discipline of Islamic studies, while the study.

Her book Atonement and Purification () is a comparative study and explores how Priestly rituals of atonement relate to their ancient Near Eastern counterparts. Her current research focuses on the significance of royal illness in biblical and ancient Near Eastern historiography.

Amy L. Balogh, Ph.D., is Lead Lecturer of History & the Humanities for the Department of Liberal Arts at Regis University’s School for Professional Advancement, and an adjunct professor for the University of Denver Department of Religious Studies.

Balogh offers a variety of introductory and upper-level courses that bring the ancient Near East to the modern world, including courses on the. Description: Current issues are now on the Chicago Journals website. Read the latest issue. Devoted to an examination of the civilizations of the Near East, the Journal of Near Eastern Studies has for years published contributions from scholars of international reputation on the archaeology, art, history, languages, literatures, and religions of the Near East.

This book represents the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary presentation of ancient Near Eastern civilization. Concentrating on Mesopotamia and North Syria and focusing particularly on the cultures of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria, von Soden covers the earliest times to Hellenization.

His study of ancient "humanity in its wholeness" includes treatments of the history of language and. Studies in the history of the Near East. [P M Holt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

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This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinary multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. * Bestselling narrative of the complex history of the ancient Near East* Addresses political, social, and cultural developments* Contains in-depth discussion of key texts and sources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh* Includes numerous maps, illustrations, and a Reviews: Part 1, “Comparative Studies,” helps to give the audience a better understanding and history of the ancient New East.

Chapter 1 gives history and how it all worked and then in Chapter 2 we find the different views of each position of the critics and the scholars. The first comprehensive survey of the world's oldest known legal systems, this collaborative work of twenty-two scholars covers over 3, years of legal history of the Ancient Near East.

Each of the book's chapters represents a review of the law of a particular period and region, e.g. the Egyptian Old Kingdom, by a specialist in that : Hardcover. The program in Ancient Near Eastern History offers an interdisciplinary approach to the history of the Near East from the emergence of cities in Mesopotamia to the rise of Islam.

In addition to a broad-based familiarity with the historiographies of the various regions and periods, students obtain training in the archaeological and philological methods taught within the department relevant to. Ancient Israel arose in the midst of an ancient Near Eastern world whose cultural legacy changed human civilization.

This track gives students an informed familiarity with the history, languages, and literatures of these ancient cultures, fostering a deeper understanding of the Bible and its cultural context. The Ancient History of the Near East book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Egyptian empire, the Babylonians and the As. The Yehudite Collection of Prophetic Books and Imperial Contexts: Some Observations HANES History of the Ancient Near East Studies HSM Harvard Semitic Monographs HTR Harvard Theological Review JNES Journal of Near Eastern Studies JSJ Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman.

All book series We publish a number of book series across our subject areas. Click on the series title below to go to the series home page to find full information about books in the series and contact details for series editors. The Empires of the Near East and India provides, really for the first time, a body of early modern primary sources from the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal contexts in translation.A variety of types of text are provided, from poetry to judicial rulings, and the translations are readable while maintaining the flavor of the original Arabic, Persian, or Ottoman Turkish.

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Author Name Peters, Francis E. Title THE HARVEST OF HELLENISM A History of the Near East from Alexander the Great to the Triumph of Christianity. Binding Softcover. Book Condition Very Good. Publisher Simon & Schuster ISBN Number / Seller ID. The Ancient Near East. Prepare to witness the epic developments and experiences that shaped the ancient Near East.

First off, we wouldn't have records of these colorful stories and historical. The book, Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States (Stanford University Press), highlights the role of foundations (with a range of motivations) and focuses on Middle East studies to illustrate the evolution of area studies.

The author is Zachary Lockman, professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies and of history.History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwantes, Siegfried J. Short history of the ancient Near East.

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Grand Rapids, Baker Book House, (OCoLC) Online version: Schwantes, Siegfried J. Short history of the ancient Near East. Grand Rapids, Baker Book House, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.