Near Eastern Archaeology Products

  • Baal and the Politics of Poetry

    By Aaron Tugendhaft

    Baal and the Politics of Poetry provides a thoroughly new interpretation of the Ugaritic Baal Cycle that simultaneously inaugurates an innovative approach to studying ancient Near Eastern literature within the political context of its production. The book argues that the poem, written in the last…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Travellers in Time

    Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It revisits the traditional notion of movement as straightforwardly transformative as well as the processual, systemic models that replaced this view, arguing that new…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • A Season's Work at Ur, Al-'Ubaid, Abu Shahrain-Eridu-and Elsewhere

    Being an Unofficial Account of the British Museum Archaeological Mission to Babylonia, 1919

    By H.R. Hall

    This classic work from 1930 describes the archaeological mission to Iraq which was a huge leap in the understanding of Mesopotamian history. It chronicles the journey, the excavations and the findings in a personalised account, heavily illustrated with maps, photographs of the locations and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Sumerian World

    Edited by Harriet Crawford

    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 thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Excavations of Beth Shemesh, November–December 1912

    By Duncan MacKenzie, Shlomo Bunimovitz, Zvi Lederman, Nicoletta Momigliano

    In 1909 the Scottish archaeologist Duncan Mackenzie, Sir Arthur Evans’s right-hand man on the excavations of the legendary ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos since 1900, was appointed ‘Explorer’ of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). From the spring of 1910 until December 1912 he was engaged in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • Rome in the East

    The Transformation of an Empire, 2nd Edition

    By Warwick Ball

    This new edition of Rome in the East expands on the seminal work of the first edition, and examines the lasting impact of the near Eastern influence on Rome on our understanding of the development of European culture. Warwick Ball explores modern issues as well as ancient, and overturns…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge

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