Selected new acquisitions for the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica: June 2016

By Mary Fisk|July 4, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

The following is a selective list of new titles received for the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica section of SOAS Library during June 2016. Please note that modern Israeli and Palestinian studies falls within this subject area

Click on the hyperlink following each entry to go through to the SOAS Library catalogue

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations

From the Mari archives: an anthology of Old Babylonian letters / Jack M. Sasson – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10015663

Bei Übernahme und Wandlung ägyptischer Tradition im Alten Testament anhand der Beispiele Proverbia 22-24 und Psalm 104 / Sirje Reichmann – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018180

Sacred landscapes of Hittites and Luwians : proceedings of the international Conference in honour of Franca Pecchioli Daddi, Florence, February 6th-8th 2014 / edited by Anacleto D’Agostino, Valentina Orsi and Giulia Torri – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017412

Personal names in early Neo-Babylonian legal and administrative tablets, 747-626 B.C.E. / John P. Nielsen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10036229

 Vorarbeiten zu einem hurritischen Namenbuch : Erster Teil: Personennamen altbabylonischer Überliefereung vom Mittleren Euphrat und aus dem nördlichen Mesopotamien / Thomas Richter – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018261

Palmyrena : city,hinterland and caravan trade between orient and occident : proceedings of the conference held in Athens, December 1-3, 2012 / edited by Jørgen Christian Meyer, Eivind Heldaas Seland and Nils Anfinset – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017952

 The provincial archaeology of the Assyrian empire / edited by John MacGinnis, Dick Wicke and Tina Greenfield – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017953

Der Anu-Adad Tempel in Assur / Hans Peter Werner – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018262

 The Nesbit tablets / David I. Owen with the assistance of Alexandra Kleinerman – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10036228

 

Byzantium

The Byzantine Turks, 1204-1461 / by Rustam Shukurov – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018432

Eastern Rome and the rise of Islam: history and prophecy / Olof Heilo – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016923

Byzantium, 1180-1204: ‘the sad quarter of a century’? / edited by Alicia Simpson – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017720

Der Doppeladler : Byzanz und die Seldschuken in Anatolien vom späten 11. bis zum 13. Jahrhundert / Neslihan Asutay-Effenberger, Falko Daim (Hrsg.) – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017722

Hebrew and other Semitic languages

Le-haʻir arayot / Ayelet Gundar-Goshen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10015601

Lailah eḥad, Marḳovits’ / Ayelet Gundar-Goshen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10015600

Hovering at a low altitude: the collected poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch / translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016032

Accidents: a novel / Yael Hedaya ; translated by Jessica Cohen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018165

Classical Syriac phonology / By Ebbe Knudsen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10009237

Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the six days of creation. Second day / edited and translated by Edward G. Mathews Jr.- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013171

Jacob of Sarug’s homily on the Lord’s prayer / edited and translated by Morgan Reed – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013172

Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the solitaries / edited and translated by Colby Scott ; edited and translated by Morgan Reed. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013174

The holy workshop of virtue : the life of John the Little / by Zacharias of Sakhā ; translated from Bohairic Coptic, Sahidic Coptic, and Syriac with newly edited Coptic texts ; edited by Maged S.A. Mikhail and Tim Vivian ; translations by Rowan A. Greer, Maged S.A. Mikhail, and Tim Vivian ; introduction by Tim Vivian and Maged S.A. Mikhail.  – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016922

Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts and fragments in the library of Deir Al-Surian, Wadi Al-Natrun (Egypt) / by Sebastian P. Brock and Lucas van Rompay – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017719

  • Christianity (Egypt), Syriac Church, manuscripts (Syriac), Syriac language, Christian literature (Egypt),

Ecclesiastic landscape of North Ethiopia: proceedings of the international workshop “Ecclesiastic Landscape of North Ethiopia: History, Change, and Cultural Heritage,” Hamburg, July 15-16, 2011 / edited by Denis Nosnitsin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017721

Lexicon of Gǝ’ǝz verbs for students / by Maija Priess – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018645

 

 Jewish Studies

Rewriting ancient Jewish history: the history of the Jews in Roman times and the new historical method / Amram Tropper – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017207

The Bible retold by Jewish artists, writers, composers and filmmakers / Edited by Helen Leneman and Barry Dov Walfish – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10009604

Exile in the Maghreb: Jews under Islam, sources and documents, 997-1912 / Paul B. Fenton and David G. Littman – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10010396

Jewish art in its late antique context / edited by Uzi Leibner and Catherine Hezser – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017567

Modern Israeli / Palestinian Studies

Having and belonging: homes and museums in Israel / Judy Jaffe-Schage – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10012483

The Dead Sea and the Jordan River / Barbara Kreiger – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10016866

Mapping my return: a Palestinian memoir / Salman Abu Sitta – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017707

 Undeclared wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German far left, 1967-1989 / Jeffrey Herf – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10025379

Atlas of Palestinian rural heritage / Ishaq al-Hroub ; translated by Khalid Amayreh ; edited by Thomas Staubli – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017210

Zionism without Zion: the Jewish Territorial Organization and its conflict with the Zionist Organization / by Gur Alroey – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017569

Trouble in the tribe: the American Jewish conflict over Israel / Dov Waxman. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018411

 

 E-books

Holocaust impiety in Jewish American literature: memory, identity (post- )postmodernism / by Joost Krijnen – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10018579

Musical exodus [electronic resource] : Al-Andalus and its Jewish diasporas / edited by Ruth F. Davis – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10015607

The Bloomsbury companion to Jewish Studies / edited by Dean Phillip Bell – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10029977

 The impact of culture and cultures upon Jewish customs and rituals [electronic resource]: collected essays / Simcha Fishbanehttps://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10029978

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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