This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica between August and October 2018. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is accessible
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.
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Mittelassyrische Urkunden aus dem Archiv Assur 14446 / Hervé Reculeau und Barbara Feller Philosophy before the Greeks: the pursuit of truth in ancient Babylonia / Marc Van De Mieroop Mesopotamian divination texts: conversing with the gods sources from the first millennium BCE / Ulla Susanne Koch Gods, kings, and merchants in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia / Dominique Charpin Byzantium Byzantium/modernism: the Byzantine as method in modernity /
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Preludes to urbanism: the Late Chalcolithic of Mesopotamia / edited by Augusta McMahon, Harriet Crawford – Der Garten in neusumerischer Zeit / Karen Focke – Garden administration in the Girsu province during the Neo-Sumerian period / Angela Greco – History of ancient Israel, archaeology, and Bible collected essays = Geschichte Israels, Archäologie und Bibel : gesammelte Aufsätze / Hermann Michael Niemann ; herausgegeben von Meik Gerhards
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Altbabylonisches Lehrbuch [2nd edition] / Michael P. Streck The witchcraft series Maqlû / by Tzvi Abusch The gods rich in praise: early Greek and Mesopotamian religious poetry / Christopher Metcalf Following the Man of Yamhad: settlement and territory at Old Babylonian Alalah / by Jacob Lauinger Ancient Assyria: a very short introduction / Karen Radner Incantation and anti-witchcraft texts from Ugarit / Gregorio del Olmo Lete
Comparative and thematic studies Death and the Afterlife / edited by Jacob Neusner. – Cannibal metaphysics: for a post-structural anthropology / Eduardo Viveiros de Castro translated and edited by Peter Skafish – The postsocialist religious question: faith and power in Central Asia and East-Central Europe / Chris Hann and the Civil Religion Group – The hip hop and religion reader / edited by Monica R. Miller and Anthony B. Pinn
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Engraved on stone: Mesopotamian cylinder seals and seal inscriptions in the old Babylonian period / by Rony Feingold. – Nineveh and its remains: the gripping journals of the man who discovered the buried Assyrian cities / Austen Henry Layard. [reprint of work originally published in 1849] Remembering the dead in the ancient Near East: recent contributions from bioarchaeology and mortuary archaeology / [edited by] Benjamin W.
King Sargon and a dignitary (bas-relief in the Louvre Museum) (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sargon_II_and_dignitary.jpg) Assyrian Empire builders This project is a joint co-operation between the University of Cambridge, UCL and the University of Pennsylvania, and is linked to the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus project (State Archives of Assyria) at the University of Helsinki. The focus is on the correspondence between Sargon II of Assyria (721-705 BC), his predecessor Tiglath-pileser (744-727) and their governors and
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations The ark before Noah: decoding the story of the flood / Irving Finkel. Legend, history and the ancient city: Babylon / Michael Seymour. Die babylonischen Kudurru-Inschriften von der kassitischen bis zur frühneubabylonischen Zeit : untersucht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung gesellschafts- und rechtshistorischer Fragestellungen / Susanne Paulus. Le droit de la vente a Emar / Lena Fijalkowska. Orient und Okzident in hellenistischer Zeit : Beiträge zur Tagung “Orient
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations La tour de Babylone : Etudes et recherches sur les monuments de Babylone / Béatrice André-Salvini (dir.) Apprendre le hourrite / Arnaud Fournet Interpretations of Sinuhe : inspired by two passages (proceedings of a workshop held at Leiden University, 27-29 November 2009) / ed. by Harold M. Hays, Frank Federer and Ludwig D. Morenz. Personal names in ancient Anatolia / edited by Robert Parker. Comment devient-on