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The Idea of History in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Roland Herbert Bainton
Categories: Church history
Type: BOOK - Published: 1955 - Publisher:

A Survey of the Old Testament
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Andrew E. Hill
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Harper Collins

A Survey of the Old Testament goes far beyond simply rephrasing biblical material to provide balanced insights on the literary, historical, and theological issu
Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John H. Walton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-07 - Publisher: Zondervan

This book surveys within the various literary genres (cosmologies, personal archives and epics, hymns, and prayers) parallels between the Bible and Ancient Near
The Idea of Historical Recurrence in Western Thought
Language: en
Pages: 381
Authors: G. W. Trompf
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The concept of viewing historical change as a cyclical process is analyzed, beginning with the works of Polybius, historian of the Roman empire, and ending with
On Art in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Irene Winter
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume of Collected Essays brings together for the first time the range of Winter's pioneering studies related to Neo-Assyrian relief sculpture and seals,
On Art in the Ancient Near East Volume I
Language: en
Pages: 654
Authors: Irene Winter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-10 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume of collected essays brings together for the first time the range of Winter’s pioneering studies related to Neo-Assyrian relief sculpture and seals
In Search of History
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: John Van Seters
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Eisenbrauns

The primary concern of the book is to understand the origins and nature of history-writing in ancient Israel. The investigation is undertaken against the backgr
The Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 25
Authors: Fishburn Books (Firm)
Categories: Booksellers' catalogs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Fishburn Books

Temple Restoration in Early Achaemenid Judah
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: Peter Ross Bedford
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: BRILL

In the early Achaemenid Persian period, the Jews returned to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple of Yahweh. This volume investigates issues surrounding the rebuildi
Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Jeffrey L. Cooley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-12 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Modern science historians have typically treated the sciences of the ancient Near East as separate from historical and cultural considerations. At the same time