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  • Tractates Bava Qamma, Bava Mesi'a, and Bava Batraby Heinrich W. Guggenheimer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 335.00

    After World War II, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921–2007) published works in English and German by eminent Israeli scholars, in this way introducing them to a wider audience in Europe and North America. The series he founded for that purpose, Studia Judaica , continues to offer a platform for scholarly studies and editions that cover all... more...

  • Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introductionby Eric H Cline

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 7.99

    Archaeologist Eric H. Cline here offers a complete overview of this exciting field. He discusses the early pioneers, the origins of biblical archaeology as a discipline, and the major controversies that first prompted explorers to go in search of sites that would "prove" the Bible. He then surveys some of the most well-known modern archaeologists,... more...

  • Images of Egypt in Early Biblical Literatureby Stephen C. Russell

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    In der Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) erscheinen Arbeiten zu sämtlichen Gebieten der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Im Zentrum steht die Hebräische Bibel, ihr Vor- und Nachleben im antiken Judentum sowie ihre vielfache Verzweigung in die benachbarten Kulturen der altorientalischen und hellenistisch-römischen... more...

  • The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greeceby Marguerite Rigoglioso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 42.00

    This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders. more...

  • Greek Religious Terminology - Telete & Orgiaby F L Schuddeboom

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    This volume collects and contextualizes ancient sources containing the terms I"IIII"a1/2 and a1/2"II3II for students of Greek religion. All the original texts, both literary and epigraphical, are accompanied by English translations. more...

  • Biblical Archaeologyby John H. Sailhamer

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 7.49

    This is a series of brief reference books for laypeople designed to be read in units of one or two pages. more...

  • The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmonyby Roberto Calasso

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.50

    THE MARRIAGE OF CADMUS AND HARMONY is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's METAMORPHOSES directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's re-exploration of the fantastic fables and mysteries we may only think we know explodes the entire world of Greek mythology, pieces it back together, and presents... more...

  • Die Vertauschung des Erstgeburtssegens in der Genesisby Benedikt Hensel

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    Die Studie untersucht das literarische Phänomen, dass an entscheidenden Wegpunkten die Verheißungslinie „Israel“ über den jüngeren Bruder und nicht über den sonst so bedeutenden Erstgeborenen fortgesetzt wird. Gleich zwölfmal erscheint dieses Vertauschungsmotiv in der Genesis und durchzieht sie vom Anfang bis zu ihrem Ende, findet hingegen... more...

  • The Wisdom Instructions in the Book of Tobitby Francis M. Macatangay

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Die Reihe Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies (DCLS) widmet sich vornehmlich der Erforschung der Bücher der griechischen Bibel (Septuaginta), die nicht im hebräischen Kanon enthalten sind, sowie der zwischentestamentlichen und der frühen jüdischen Literatur aus der Zeit vom 3. Jahrhundert v.Chr. bis zum 2. Jahrhundert n.Chr.... more...

  • Discovering Eveby Carol Meyers

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 34.99

    This groundbreaking study looks beyond biblical texts, which have had a powerful influence over our views of women's roles and worth, in order to reconstruct the typical everyday lives of women in ancient Israel. Meyers argues that biblical sources alone do not give a true picture of ancient Israelite women because urban elite males wrote the vast... more...