Open access journals for History, Religions, and Ancient Near Eastern studies

By Mary Fisk|January 29, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

The following open-access titles with content of interest to students of History, Study of Religions and Ancient Near East, Semiitcs and Judaica have recently been announced on the AWOL blog (

Click on the title of each journal to access content

  • MELA Notes (Middle East Librarians Association – MELA advise that users download issues 1-63 (1973-1996) to their own computer’s hard drive. Issues from no.64 (1997) onward can be viewed via the browser. The latest issue available on open-access is no.85 (2012).
  • Revue des Etudes Byzantines (Institut Francais des Etudes Byzantines) – content includes Echos d’Orient (1897-1941), Etudes byzantines (1943-1945) and Revue des etudes byzantines (1946 onward). Latest issues available are from 2008. Via Persee
  • ZDPV (Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palastina-Vereins / Journal of the German-Palestinian Association) – v.1(1878) to v.31/33 (1908/1910) via Internet Archive
  • Palastinajahrbuch des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts fur Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Landes zu Jerusalem (Palestine Yearbook of the German Protestant Institute for the Archaeology of the Holy Land in Jerusalem) – v.1 (1905) – v.18/19 (1922/1923) via Internet Archive
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