Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – April 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 8, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations State correspondence from the New Kingdom to the Roman Empire: the role of long-distance communication in the cohesion of early empires / edited by Karen Radner. Hittites: an Anatolian Empire / Metin Alparslan, Meltem Alparslan-Dogan (eds.) = Hititler : bir Anadolu imparatorlugu / Metin Alparslan, Meltem Alparslan-Dogan (eds.) Götterwort in Menschenmund : Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda / Manfred Weippert. Neo-Babylonian trial records

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Responsa Project: trial running for another week

By Mary Fisk|November 23, 2012|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Law, Religions|0 comments

Coordinated by Bar-Ilan University, the Responsa Project is the world’s largest online collection of Torah literature “The database includes the Bible and its principal commentaries, the Talmud Bavli and Talmud Yerushalmi with commentaries, Midrash, Zohar, Halachic Law (Rambam, Shulchan Aruch with commentaries), a large Responsa collection of questions and answers (‘Shut’ in Hebrew), the Talmudic Encyclopedia etc.” Go to  http://responsa.co.il/  from any computer on campus to explore the database &

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