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Antiquities & Archaeology

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Zeugnisse antiker Geschichtsschreibung finden sich aus dem antiken Griechenland spätestens seit Herodot. Bereits zuvor entsteht geschichtliches Bewusstsein, das sich in historischen Omina, epischer Literatur aus Mesopotamien, in Brief- und Vertragstexten der Hethiter und in ägyptischen Quellen niederschlägt. Konzeptionellen und formalen Eigenarten... more...

  • Philosophy and Salvation in Greek Religionby Vishwa Adluri

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    RGVV (History of Religion: Essays and Preliminary Studies) brings together the mutually constitutive aspects of the study of religion(s)—contextualized data, theory, and disciplinary positioning—and engages them from a critical historical perspective. The series publishes monographs and thematically focused edited volumes on specific topics... more...

  • The Traditional Prayer in the Psalms / Literarische Studien zur Josephsgeschichteby Anneli Aejmelaeus; Ludwig Schmidt

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 154.00

    The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) covers all areas of research into the Old Testament, focusing on the Hebrew Bible, its early and later forms in Ancient Judaism, as well as its branching into many neighboring cultures of the Ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world. more...

  • Iulius Africanus Chronographiaeby Iulius Africanus; Martin Wallraff; William Adler; Umberto Roberto; Karl Pinggéra

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    The series is devoted to Christian texts from the Greek-speaking parts of the ancient Roman Empire. Published since 1897 (first in Leipzig, then in Berlin) by the Royal Prussian Academy under the project Griechische Christliche Schriftsteller , which was continued by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy, the series offers large critical editions... more...

  • Cestiby Iulius Africanus; Martin Wallraff; Carlo Scardino; Laura Mecella; Christophe Jean-Daniel Guignard; William Adler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    The series is devoted to Christian texts from the Greek-speaking parts of the ancient Roman Empire. Published since 1897 (first in Leipzig, then in Berlin) by the Royal Prussian Academy under the project Griechische Christliche Schriftsteller , which was continued by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy, the series offers large critical editions... more...

  • On Stone and Scrollby James K. Aitken; Katharine J. Dell; Brian A. Mastin

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    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 Splintered Divineby Spencer L. Allen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This book investigates the issue of the singularity versus the multiplicity of ancient Near Eastern deities who are known by a common first name but differentiated by their last names, or geographic epithets. It focuses primarily on the Ištar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Levant, and Yahweh names in Israel, and it is structured... more...

  • Archaeology and the Biblical Recordby Bernard Alpert; Fran Alpert

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 27.99

    Archaeology and the Biblical Record challenges both Jewish and Christian biblical scholars to rethink basic assumptions and reformulate their instructional methods. This bold text reconciles reason with faith and harmonizes the Bible with archaeology, while providing answers to the many historical dilemmas confronted while reading the Bible. ... more...

  • Festive Meals in Ancient Israelby Peter Altmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    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 Matter of the Godsby Clifford Ando

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    What did the Romans know about their gods? Why did they perform the rituals of their religion, and what motivated them to change those rituals? To these questions Clifford Ando proposes simple answers: In contrast to ancient Christians, who had faith, Romans had knowledge, and their knowledge was empirical in orientation. In other words, the Romans... more...