Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – June and July 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 6, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

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

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Award-winning article on Late Babylonian Uruk by Kathryn Stevens (on open access until end of September)

By Mary Fisk|August 27, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

One of the two 2014 International Association for Assyriology Prizes for best first Assyriological article written after the PhD has been awarded to Kathyn Stevens for her article “Secrets in the Library: Protected Knowledge and Professional Identity in Late Babylonian Uruk” which was published in Iraq 75 (2013) pp. 211-253. In collaboration with Cambridge University Press, the British Institute for the Study of Iraq has made this article freely available through the new

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Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History – open-access sample issue

By Mary Fisk|February 20, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Publishers de Gruyter have made the inaugural issue of their new Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History available on open-access (articles can be downloaded and viewed as PDFs) Content of the first issue includes Intellectual history and Assyriology by Niek Veldhuis, and The history of science and ancient Mesopotamia by Francesca Rochberg Click here to go to Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History Vol.1, no.1 (2014)  

Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – August 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 5, 2012|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

 Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Pilgrimage and household in the ancient near East / Joy McCorriston “With my many chariots I have gone up the heights of the mountains”: historical and literary studies on ancient Mesopotamia and Israel / Hayim Tadmor ; edited by Mordechai Cogan Stories from ancient Canaan / edited and translated by Michael D. Coogan and Mark S. Smith The monuments of Syria: a guide / Ross Burns

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