6 edition of The Ancient Near East found in the catalog.
July 16, 1997
by Wadsworth Publishing
Written in English
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A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians Places particular emphasis on social and cultural history Covers the legacy of the . Get this from a library! Dictionary of the ancient Near East. [Piotr Bienkowski; A R Millard;] -- "From Achaemenids to Ziwiye and administration to ziggurat, the British Museum Dictionary of the Ancient Near East is a mine of information on the ancient Near Eastern world. It is the only.
This map includes some of the geographical locations within the ancient Biblical world. The British Museum describes the Ancient Near East as Mesopotamia, Iran, Anatolia, the Caucasus, the Levant, and Arabia. In ancient times the Near East was never one huge homogeneous area but an assorted collection of changing cultures. With more than reading selections and photographs of ancient art, architecture, and artifacts, this volume provides a stimulating introduction to some of the most significant and widely studied texts of the ancient Near East, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Creation Epic (Enuma elish), the Code of Hammurabi, and the Baal Cycle.
I bought this book along with its companion: Volume II - A New Anthology of Texts and Pictures, because it was time for me to see for myself what the the original sources had to say about the Ancient Near volume, which first was published in contains over 70 ancient texts and about black and white photographs of artefacts from the Ancient Near East.5/5(5). Book Description. Organized by the periods, kingdoms, and empires generally used in ancient Near Eastern political history, Ancient Near Eastern History and Culture interlaces social and cultural history with a political narrative. Charts, figures, maps, and historical documents introduce the reader to the material world of the ancient Near East, including Egypt.
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This book is well-written, clear, and informative. It covers, naturally, the ancient near east, the Mesopotamians to the Persians inclusive. I do, however, have reservations about the book, namely because the author is quite antagonistic to by: 2.
Civilizations of the Ancient Near East is a masterful, innovative work that belongs in most academic and large public libraries. Despite its limitations for reference, most libraries will want to place it in their reference collections because of the lack of any other comprehensive reference work on the ancient Near East.5/5(2).
Books shelved as ancient-near-east: The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous, Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others by Anonymous. This book is exactly what it advertises itself to be: a clear, concise, single-volume history of the ancient Near East.
It covers prehistory, Sumer, Babylon, Assyria, the Hittites, the Elamites, Persia and more. It contains some nice illustrations and a very thorough guide for further reading.4/5.
Looking again at “The Book of Abraham,” a proper academic assessment reveals it to be an ancient Egyptian funerary text called the Book of Breathing (also called the Breathing Permit).
The earliest appearance of this funerary text is the Ptolemaic Period ( BCE), when the Macedonian successors of Alexander the Great ruled Egypt.
A Companion to the Ancient Near East is an excellent book and is one that should, without doubt, be read by those with a keen interest in this historical period." (Reference Reviews) A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year. This is all very much in line with the rest of the ancient Near East.
However, unlike other ancient Near Eastern peoples, who crafted images of their gods, the Hebrew Bible generally denigrates divine images (see ExodIsa ) and in places strongly opposes giving Yahweh any material form (see Exod ).
The book also reaches out to students of the Ancient Near Eastern World with essays on decipherments, comparative cultural developments between Egypt and Mesopotamia, and language and literature. In addition to general readers, the book will be useful in the classroom as a text supplementing a more conventional introduction to Near Eastern Studies.
Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Cosmology Proper interpretation of the Bible requires an understanding of the original context in which it was written. This is particularly true for the OT.
God chose a specific time, place, and culture in which to inspire faithful persons to produce what we read in the OT: the ancient Mediterranean and the ancientFile Size: KB. The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction by Professor Amanda Recommended By Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including Oxford University, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota.
Walton clearly shows that the ancient Near East was a learning environment and the cognition of their views was easily understandable to themselves. In comparison he demonstrates that the writers of the Bible we similarly connected to the ancient Near East views and had a very clear understanding of that environment.
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ISBN. Title. The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East. Author. Von Soden, Wolfram & Schley, Donald G. Publisher. Eerdmans-Lightning Source. Publication Date. Buy This Book. The ancient Near East is known as the "cradle of civilization" - and for good reason.
Mesopotamia, Syria, and Anatolia were home to an extraordinarily rich and successful culture. Indeed, it was a time and place of earth-shaking changes for humankind: the beginnings of writing and law, kingship and bureaucracy, diplomacy and state-sponsored warfare, mathematics and 5/5(1).
"Life in the Ancient Near East is a first: a comprehensive history of the economic and social practices of the Near East from prehistory to the fourth-century B.C. conquest of the region by Alexander the Great A gold mine of information about.
Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament edited by James B. Pritchard (1st ed.2nd ed, 3rd ed. ) is an anthology of important historical, legal, mythological, liturgical, and secular texts from the ancient Near East. In spite of the name, the included texts have broad coverage and do not necessarily relate to the Old Testament.
The only book available that covers this subject, Warfare in the Ancient Near East is a groundbreaking and fascinating study of ancient near Eastern military history from the Neolithic era to the middle Bronze g on an extensive range of textual, artistic and archaeological data, William J.
Hamblin synthesizes current knowledge and offers a detailed 5/5(2). Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Ancient Near East Book Author: Pritchard, James B.
Book Language: English. Shop for Books, eBooks & Audio, Academic, Biblical Studies, Socio-Historical Studies, Ancient Near East and much more. Everything Christian for less. Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Slavery in the .Introduction - The Ancient Near East.
The ancient Near East refers to early civilizations in a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq and Syria), Anatolia (modern Turkey), the Levant (modern Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Jordan), as well as Persia (modern Iran), and Ancient Egypt, from the beginnings of Sumer in the 6th .Carol A.
Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, Emory University, is the author of a commentary on Job in the New Interpreter’s Bible and of a book on Job, The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations (Oxford University Press, ).
She also wrote the entry for Job in the Women’s Bible Commentary (Westminster John Knox, ).