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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00
The volume Literarische Texte aus Ur: Kollationen und Kommentare zu UET 6/1-2 [Literary Texts from Ur: Collations and Commentaries on UET 6/1-2] contains corrigenda and addenda to the Sumerian and Akkadian literary cuneiform texts on clay tablets from the ancient city of Ur, in modern Iraq, published by C.J. Gadd and S.N. Kramer in UET 6/1-2 (London... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 23.00
The essays in this volume view Asian diasporic movements in the context of globalization and global citizenship, in which multiple cultural allegiances, influences and claims together create complex negotiations of identity. more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
The effort to create a serious Hebrew literature in the United States in the years around World War I is one of the best kept secrets of American Jewish history. Hebrew had been revived as a modern literary language in nineteenth-century Russia and then taken to Palestine as part of the Zionist revolution. But the overwhelming majority of Jewish emigrants... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Toward the end of the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh King Gilgamesh laments the untimely death of his comrade Enkidu, "my friend whom I loved dearly." Similarly in the Bible, David mourns his companion, Jonathan, whose "love to me was wonderful, greater than the love of women." These passages, along with other ambiguous erotic and sexual language... more...
- De Gruyter 1974; US$ 196.00
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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95
In this monograph the author investigates the syntactic construction found in the Semitic languages known as verbal coordination as it relates to the translation and therefore the interpretation of the scriptures. In the course of his analysis, the author also discusses grammaticalization that has occurred to translate the function of the word from... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99
In 1799 Napoleon's army uncovered an ancient stele in the Nile delta. Its inscription, recorded in three distinct scripts--ancient Greek, Coptic, and hieroglyphic--would provide scholars with the first clues to unlocking the secrets of Egyptian hieroglyphs, a language lost for nearly two millennia. More than twenty years later a remarkably gifted... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 19.00
In the decade before the First World War Arthur Weigall, the British Egyptologist, was involved in the exploration and conservation of the monuments and antiquities of a region stretching from Luxor to the Sudan border. At a time when Egypt was being ransacked by private collectors and the agents of western museums, it was said that without Weigall... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Colloquial Somali Is specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Somali. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes ColloquialSomali your best choice in personal language learning? * interactive - lots of exercises for regular practice... more...