Near Eastern History Collection (9 vols.)
by 10 authors Israel Eph'al, Mordechai Cogan, Joseph Naveh, Shaul Shaked, Yoel Elitzur, Hannah Katzenstein, M. Avi-Yonah, Yoram Tsafrir, U. Cassuto, Moshe Weinfeld
Magnes Press,Eisenbrauns,Fortress Press 1971–2004
This comprehensive collection of primary texts and secondary literature assembles the best in Near Eastern scholarship from professors at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Combining primary texts, English translations, and expert commentary and analysis, the 9-volume Near Eastern History Collection brings the latest scholarship to bear on the history, geography, and culture of the birthplace of civilization. These important books from Magnes Press include textual artifacts and translations of Ugaritic literature, Aramaic ostraca, and Aramaic amulets, along with translation and commentary. This collection also contains penetrating studies of place-names, a fascinating history of the alphabet, and a complete introduction to art in Ancient Palestine. It also includes a volume of over thirty essays, whose topics span the entire range of Near Eastern history from Sumer to the Persian Empire.
What’s more, with the Logos Bible Software edition, the thousands of pages of primary texts and secondary literature is fully integrated with the rest of your digital library. Links to original language texts, dictionaries, and other historical documents—such as the Amarna Letters—are only a click away! The Near Eastern History Collection is an important addition to the libraries of Old Testament and Near Eastern scholars, and is ideal for anyone looking to understand more deeply the historical and cultural context of the Old Testament.
- Hundreds of images and photographs of texts, artifacts, and works of art
- Useful charts and diagrams
- Maps and geographical illustrations with detailed explanations
- Ah, Assyria...Studies in Assyrian History
- Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity
- Ancient Place Names in the Holy Land
- Aramaic Ostraca of the Fourth Century BC from Idumea
- Art in Ancient Palestine
- Early History of the Alphabet
- Magic Spells and Formulae
- Social Justice in Ancient Israel and in the Ancient Near East
- The Goddess Anath: Canaanite Epics on the Patriarchal Age
Michael Avi-Yonah was considered an authority on the archaeology and art history of ancient Palestine during the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
- Title: Near Eastern History Collection
- Volumes: 9
- Pages: 2,643