Open access book series for the study of the Ancient Near East

By Mary Fisk|May 18, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Several major series from academic publishers Brill now have selected volumes available on open-access via Ancient World Digital Library. Click on the links below to access the collections Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East (10 titles) Titles include: Family religion in Babylonia, Syria and Israel / Toorn (1996) The care of the elderly in the Ancient Near East / Stol & Vleeming History and historical writing

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Ancient Near Eastern studies book reviews

By Mary Fisk|February 16, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Two recent acquisitions by SOAS Library on ancient Near Eastern studies and comparative ancient Near Eastern literatures  have been reviewed in the Society of Biblical Literature’s Review of Biblical Literature  Poetic astronomy in the ancient Near East : the reflexes of celestial science in ancient Mesopotamian, Ugaritic, and Israelite narrative / Jeffrey L. Cooley. (Eisenbrauns, 2013) – reviewed by Stephen C. Russell of John Jay College (City University of New

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