Saturday, May 13, 2023

Open Access Journal: JANES - Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society

[First posted in AWOL 23 October 2009. Updated 13 May 2023]

JANES - Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society
ISSN: 0010-2016
JANES, the Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society, was founded in 1968 at Columbia University, and has been housed at the Jewish Theological Seminary since 1982. Over these approximately forty years 30 volumes have been published under the editorship of former JTS professor Ed Greenstein and JTS professor David Marcus. The volumes include approximately three hundred and fifty articles written by over two hundred scholars and students from all over the world. The impressive array of scholars that have contributed articles to these volumes includes well-known names such as G. R. Driver, H. L. Ginsberg, Jonas Greenfield, William Hallo, Thorkild Jacobsen, Jacob Milgrom, A. L. Oppenheim, to mention but a few. Over the years there have been five special issues celebrating JTS and Columbia scholars Elias Bickerman, Meir Bravmann, Theodor Gaster, Moshe Held, and Yochanan Muffs. Articles have been written on all aspects of the Bible and Ancient Near East covering areas such as art history, archaeology, anthropology, language, linguistics, philology, and religion. There are articles on Assyriology, Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hittite, and all areas of Hebrew and Aramaic and on almost every book of the Bible. Manuscripts should be composed according to the SBL style sheet and sent to the Editors, c/o Ed Greenstein (

Vol. 36, Issue 1, 2023


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