Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica collections: March additions

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Linguistics, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics and International Relations, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles (print and electronic) added to the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica collections during March 2016. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the Library catalogue record for each item Please note that this subject division also includes books on contemporary Israel and Palestine Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Mon dieu qu’ai-je fait? : Les diĝir-šà-dab-ba et la piété privée en Mésopotamie / Margaret

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Trial access to Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature

By Mary Fisk|February 18, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Religions|0 comments

SOAS has trial access to the Saul Lieberman Institute of Talmudic Research’s bibliographical database  Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature for four months until 17th June 2016 The Institute is part of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America The resource ” lists bibliographical references for passages in rabbinic literature and related subjects and connects them to the location within rabbinic literature to which they are related. The latest version makes use

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Two new resources for Jewish studies

By Mary Fisk|November 21, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Archival collections, History, Religions|0 comments

Ancient Jew Review (follow on Twitter at @ancientjew) is a web platform for the study of ancient Judaism containing “original pieces, surveys of the field, book reviews” and video content. It is edited by PhD students at Columbia and Yale Recent content includes Ayyssa Gray’s retrospective on her first book A Talmud in exile and a podcast interview with Dr Richard Kalmin of the Jewish Theological Seminary on his recently published

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Melilah (Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies) now on open access

By Mary Fisk|June 13, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, History, Religions|0 comments

  This interdisciplinary journal was first published in Hebrew by Manchester University Press between 1944 and 1955. The journal was relaunched in English in 2004, under the auspices of the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester and has,since then, been published annually The journal covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture from ancient times to the present day. The title Melilah refers to the ears of

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – January 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 29, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Les vivants et leurs morts : actes du colloque organisé par le Collège de France, Paris, les 14-15 avril 2010 / éd. par Jean-Marie Durand, Thomas Römer et Jürg Hutzli. Tracing the earliest recorded concepts of international law: the ancient Near East (2500-330 BCE) / by Amnon Altman. Byzantium Road to Manzikert : Byzantine and Islamic warfare, 527-1071 / Brian Todd Carey. Jewish Studies The Miriam

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