Near Eastern Archaeology Products

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • On the Edge of Empires

    North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE), 1st Edition

    By Rocco Palermo

    On the Edge of Empires explores the mixed culture of North Mesopotamia in the Roman period. This volatile region at the eastern edge of the Roman world became during the imperial period the theater of confrontation for multiple political entities: Rome, Parthia, Sasanian Persia. Roman presence is…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • The Early Seleukids, their Gods and their Coins

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Erickson

    Before Alexander, the Near East was ruled by dynasts who could draw on the significant resources and power base of their homeland, but this was not the case for the Seleukids who never controlled their original homeland of Macedon. The Early Seleukids, their Gods and their Coins argues that rather…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • Discovering Babylon

    1st Edition

    By Rannfrid Thelle

    This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery of the material culture remains of Babylon from the middle of the 19th…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine

    Changing Perspectives 8, 1st Edition

    By Keith W. Whitelam

    This volume is part of the Changing Perspectives sub-series, which is constituted by anthologies of articles by world-renowned biblical scholars and historians that have made an impact on the field and changed its course during the last decades. This volume offers a collection of seminal essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Ancient Egypt

    Anatomy of a Civilization, 3rd Edition

    By Barry J. Kemp

    This fully revised and updated third edition of the bestselling Ancient Egypt seeks to identify what gave ancient Egypt its distinctive and enduring characteristics, ranging across material culture, the mindset of its people, and social and economic factors. In this volume, Barry J. Kemp…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    1st Edition

    By John P. Nielsen

    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of a new, independent Babylonian monarchy in the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments, 1st Edition

    By Ömür Harmanşah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge

  • Travellers in Time

    Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World, 1st Edition

    By Saro Wallace

    Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It critiques both traditional culture-history-grounded notions of movement in the region as straightforwardly transformative, and the processual, systemic models that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Elamite World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Javier Álvarez-Mon, Gian Pietro Basello, Yasmina Wicks

    Amongst the civilizations to participate in the dynamic processes of contact and interchange that gave rise to complex societies in the ancient Near East, Elam has remained one of the most obscure, at times languishing in the background of scholarly inquiry. In recent years, however, an increasing…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Losing One's Head in the Ancient Near East

    Interpretation and Meaning of Decapitation, 1st Edition

    By Rita Dolce

    In the Ancient Near East, cutting off someone’s head was a unique act, not comparable to other types of mutilation, and therefore charged with a special symbolic and communicative significance. This book examines representations of decapitation in both images and texts, particularly in the context…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

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