Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Valediction of Moses: A Proto-Biblical Book

 The Valediction of Moses

[Die Valediktion des Moses. Ein proto-biblisches Buch.]

2021. XIII, 203 pages.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament 145

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Moses Wilhelm Shapira's infamous Deuteronomy fragments – long believed to be forgeries – are authentic ancient manuscripts, and they are of far greater significance than ever imagined. The literary work that these manuscripts preserve – which Idan Dershowitz calls »The Valediction of Moses« or »V« – is not based on the book of Deuteronomy. On the contrary, V is a much earlier version of Deuteronomy. In other words, V is a proto-biblical book, the likes of which has never before been seen. This conclusion is supported by a series of philological analyses, as well as previously unknown archival documents, which undermine the consensus on these manuscripts. An excursus co-authored with Na'ama Pat-El assesses V's linguistic profile, finding it to be consistent with Iron Age epigraphic Hebrew.
V contains early versions of passages whose biblical counterparts reflect substantial post-Priestly updating. Moreover, unlike the canonical narratives of Deuteronomy, this ancient work shows no signs of influence from the Deuteronomic law code. Indeed, V preserves an earlier, and dramatically different, literary structure for the entire work – one that lacks the Deuteronomic law code altogether.
These findings have significant consequences for the composition history of the Bible, historical linguistics, the history of religion, paleography, archaeology, and more. The volume includes a full critical edition and English translation of V.


Thucydides in the ‘Age of Extremes’ and Beyond. Academia and Politics

Edited by Luca Iori and Ivan Matijašić 

ISBN 978-1-8380018-4-1

The essays collected in this volume explore over a century of readings of Thucydides, from the years immediately preceding the First World War up to the present day. Our purpose is to reflect on some underexplored areas of Thucydidean reception within different academic traditions and political contexts, as well as reconsidering the more recent and controversial developments in the Fortleben of the Athenian historian in the fields of Strategic Studies and International Relations. The interaction between politics and academic practice is the thread that connects our collective efforts. We seek to adopt an approach that is less confined to the reuse of an ancient text in a merely political vein, but opens up to investigate wider issues concerning the history of classical scholarship and the process of consolidation of the social sciences in the academic systems.


Luca Iori & Ivan Matijašić
Ch. 1: Looking for New Paths in Modern and Contemporary Receptions of Thucydides

Tim Rood
Ch. 2: A.E. Zimmern, Thucydides, and the Emergence of Modern Disciplines

Benjamin Earley
Ch. 3: Thucydides, Science, and Christianity in the Thought of Charles Cochrane

Ivan Matijašić
Ch. 4: John Enoch Powell, Thucydides, and Historical Analogy

Dino Piovan
Ch. 5: Reading Thucydides in Early Twentieth Century Italy

Luca Iori
Ch. 6: Classics against the Regime. Thucydides, Piero Gobetti, and Fascist Italy

Hans Kopp
Ch. 7: Ein antiker Marxist und Geopolitiker? Hartvig Frischs Auseinandersetzung mit Thukydides vor dem Hintergrund des sowjetisch-finnischen Winterkrieges 1939/40

Carlo Marcaccini
Ch. 8: G.E.M. de Ste. Croix, Tucidide e la ricerca della verità                                  

Francis Larran
Ch. 9: Le plus grand désastre militaire de l’histoire occidentale? La réception de l’Expédition de Sicile au XXe siècle

Virgilio Ilari
Ch. 10: Thucydides’ Traps. The Peloponnesian War in American Political Rhetoric and in Senior Military Education

Peter J. Rhodes†
Ch. 11: Conclusions

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Open Access Journal: Patristica Nordica Annuaria

[First posted in AWOL 13 August 2021, updates 31 January 2023]

Patristica Nordica Annuaria is a yearly Nordic academic bulletin focused on the study of late antiquity and early Christianity, i.e. the emergence of Christianity and its environment during the first eighth centuries. The bulletin is published by Collegium Patristicum Lundense at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University.

The bulletin has peer-reviewed articles, reviews of new Nordic research and information about current Nordic research within the field. The contributions are either in the Scandinavian languages or in English.

The bulletin is distributed to subscribers as well as members of Collegium Patristicum Lundense. Patristica Nordica Annuaria continues Meddelanden från Collegium Patristicum Lundense, 1 (1987) - 25 (2010).


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Conexiones Culturales y Patrimonio Prehistórico

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osé C. Martín de la Cruz is a pioneer scholar whose contributions both to Prehistory and the diffusion of cultural heritage have been acknowledged at an international level. The present volume pays homage to his professional career, by inviting more than 40 international scholars who tackle the study of Prehistory and the dissemination of heritage from several thematic and temporal perspectives. It is thus a multidisciplinary volume in which scholars from different fields investigate Prehistory from its origins to the period immediately before Greek and Phoenician colonization; at the same time, they explore the different ways in which Prehistoric heritage is transmitted. The volume is composed of four different but related parts, organized chronologically and starting with the most recent Prehistory. The first part deals with the intercultural connections which took place during the Bronze Age in the Mediterranean area. The second part goes back in time and investigates the first settlements and early food producing societies. The third examines our remote past and its natural environment. Finally, the closing part includes a set of multidisciplinary chapters which study prehistory from several different scientific fields. All in all, this volume becomes a scientific meeting point where senior professors and junior scholars get together to offer their scientific findings, at the same time as they pay homage to Professor Martín de la Cruz.

José C. Martín de la Cruz es uno de los investigadores más relevantes durante los últimos años del siglo XX y primeros del siglo XXI tanto en la investigación en Prehistoria como de la difusión del patrimonio a nivel internacional. Este volumen aspira a servir de homenaje a una trayectoria profesional, al reunir alrededor de medio centenar de investigadores para tratar diferentes ejes temáticos y cronológicos relacionados con la investigación prehistórica y su difusión. Por lo tanto, se trata de un volumen multidisciplinar cuyos especialistas interpretan la prehistoria desde sus orígenes más remotos hasta el paso previo a las colonizaciones históricas, así como exploran las diferentes vías en las que pervive el patrimonio prehistórico. El volumen se estructura en cuatro partes, organizadas de manera cronológica desde lo más reciente hasta lo más antiguo. La primera parte trata sobre las economías locales desde la Edad del Hierro hasta los contactos interculturales que se producen durante la Edad del Bronce en el ámbito mediterráneo. En un segundo bloque retrocedemos en el tiempo para explorar las últimas investigaciones realizadas sobre historiografía, secuenciación cronológica, ideología y religiosidad de las sociedades calcolíticas y sobre la economía de las primeras sociedades productoras neolíticas. La tercera parte indaga sobre los primeros pobladores de la península ibérica, las representaciones artísticas y su entorno natural. Por último, cierra el volumen un apartado multidisciplinar que aborda la prehistoria desde diversas áreas científicas. Al final, esta obra se convierte en punto de encuentro donde se reúnen desde investigadores consolidados hasta jóvenes investigadores, que ofrecen sus investigaciones científicas al mismo tiempo que rinden homenaje al profesor Martín de la Cruz.

H 290 x W 205 mm

290 pages

129 figures, 29 tables (colour throughout)

Spanish text

Published Jan 2023

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781803273587

Digital: 9781803273594

DOI 10.32028/9781803273587



Evaluadores del volumen ;
Introducción ;
Dr. José C. Martín de la Cruz: Una vida dedicada a la Prehistoria ;

Parte I. Economías locales y contactos interculturales ;
Avance sobre los niveles de época Ibérica del Llanete de los Moros (Montoro, Córdoba): Registro faunístico y aproximación al modo de vida – Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita, Andrés Soler López ;
El color del Mediterráneo en el Centro-interior del territorio portugués: Los primeros artefactos de vidrio y de faianceRaquel Vilaça, Francisco Gil ;
Las producciones a mano-torno de Cuesta del Negro (Purullena, Granada) – Alberto Dorado Alejos, Juan Antonio Cámara Serrano, Fernando Molina González ;
Colonos invisibles – Marisa Ruiz-Gálvez Priego ;
Vivara, the Corpus of Aegean imported pottery in the Mediterranean context of the 17th-16th centuries B.C.1 – Federica Bertino, Massimiliano Marazzi with an Appendix of Claudio Giardino ;
Contesto archeologico e paesaggio: La riserva naturale Isola di Vivara – Carla Pepe ;

Parte II. Sociedades calcolíticas y neolíticas ;
Heliolatría calcolítica – José Luis Escacena Carrasco ;
El Castelo de Vila Nova de S. Pedro (Azambuja, Portugal) y la cronología absoluta de los poblados fortificados calcolíticos de Estremadura: nuevas dataciones y algunos apuntes de lectura. - Victor S. Gonçalves, Ana Catarina Sousa, Rui Boaventura (1971-2016) ;
‘Mujeres’ de la Cueva de La Pileta. Ideomorfos femeninos calcolíticos del sur de Iberia. – María D. Simón-Vallejo, Sara Macías Tejada ;
Papa Uvas en el mapa: nueva aproximación metodológica y su contextualización en el suroeste peninsular – Marta Rojano Simón ;
Marcadores de exhibición de poder y de manipulación ideológica en la formación económico-social calcolítica del entorno territorial de la Bahía de Lagos – Elena Morán, Rui Parreira ;
La fauna de mamíferos del Neolítico Andaluz – José Antonio Riquelme Cantal, Irene Riquelme Rodríguez, Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita, Adrián Ruiz Expósito, Eduardo Ruiz Nieto, Alejandro Beltrán Ruíz, Laura Aparicio Sánchez ;

Parte III. Los primeros pobladores ;
La Pileta (Benaoján, Málaga). Una aproximación interdisciplinar al conocimiento del arte Paleolítico – Miguel Cortés Sánchez, María D. Simón Vallejo, Rubén Parrilla Giráldez, Sara Macías Tejada, Carlos Odriozola Lloret, Juan Mayoral Valsera ;
Las sociedades neandertales. Superando prejuicios y paradigmas – José Ramos Muñoz ;
Paleolítico Antiguo en las terrazas medias del río Guadalquivir. Contexto geomorfológico y análisis tecnológico de la industria lítica del yacimiento de Algabarrilla (Carmona, Sevilla, SO de España) – José Antonio Caro Gómez, Eusebio Jesús Medina Luque, César Borja Barrera, Fernando Díaz del Olmo, Francisco Borja Barrera, José Manuel Recio Espejo ;

Parte IV. Aproximaciones interdisciplinares ;
El carro en la antigüedad: de la rueda al collerón – Eduardo Agüera Carmona ;
La Prehistoria en los Montes de Toledo. Aportaciones desde la paleoecología – Reyes Luelmo Lautenschlaeger, Sebastián Pérez Díaz, José Antonio López Sáez ;
Difusión internacional del patrimonio prehistórico español: Aspectos lingüísticos y culturales – Javier Martín Párraga

Monday, January 30, 2023

Anthropologie der Theorie

Hrsg. v. Thomas Jürgasch u. Tobias Keiling in Zusammenarb. m. Thomas Böhm u. Günter Figal
Anthropologie der Theorie

[The Anthropology of Theory.]

2017. VIII, 347 pages.

Otium 6

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 The link between leisure and contemplative activity, as paradigmatically developed in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, has a pre- and long post-history reaching into present day philosophy and theology. Aristotle's melding of leisure with theory is explained anthropologically because human nature's capabilities are perfectly realised in a contemplative form of life. The contributions in this volume investigate models of connecting theory and leisure in the history of ideas with regard to the question of an anthropological foundation of theory.

Survey of contents
Günter Figal: Anthropologie der Theorie. Phänomenologische Perspektiven – Hélder Telo: The freedom of θεωρία and σχολή in Plato – Simon Varga: Antike politische Anthropologie. Lebensform, Muße und Theorie bei Aristoteles – Michael Vollstädt: Zur Anthropologie der Theorie im patristischen Zeitalter. Gregor von Nyssa und die Einrichtung des Menschen – Andreas Kirchner: »Alles strebt nach Theorie«. Bemerkungen zu Plotins Konzept der Theoria – Thomas Jürgasch: Hyperphatische Anthropologie. Zum Verhältnis von Theoria und Anthropologie bei Dionysius Areopagita – Emanuele Coccia: Regula et Vita. Das monastische Recht und die Regel des Franziskus – Burkhard Hasebrink: Die Anthropologie der Abgeschiedenheit. Urbane Ortlosigkeit bei Meister Eckhart – Margot Wielgus: Solitude and Thinking. Henry David Thoreau – Volker Gerhardt: Der freie Geist und die Muße. Zur Anthropologie der Theorie bei Nietzsche – Hanne Jacobs: Phänomenologie als Lebensform? Husserl über phänomenologische Reflexion und die Transformation des Selbst – Sylvaine Gourdain: Das Ethos des Denkens, ein Ethos der Muße. Überlegungen im Anschluss an Heidegger und Schelling – Jochen Gimmel: Zu den ethischen Implikationen der Theorie ausgehend von E. Levinas und H. Arendt – Sonja Feger/Tobias Keiling: Am Rand der Lebenswelt. Hans Blumenbergs Phänomenologie der Theorie

Abrahams Aufbruch: Philon von Alexandria, De migratione Abrahami

Eingeleitet, übersetzt und mit interpretierenden Essays versehen von Heinrich Detering, Lutz Doering, Reinhard Feldmeier, Rainer Hirsch-Luipold, Heinz-Günther Nesselrath, Maren R. Niehoff, Peter Van Nuffelen, Florian Wilk
Hrsg. v. Maren R. Niehoff u. Reinhard Feldmeier
Abrahams Aufbruch

[Abraham's Migration. Philo of Alexandria, De migratione Abrahami.]

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 Philo's treatise De Migratione Abrahami offers an allegorical commentary on Gen 12. Abraham's migration from Chaldea to the Land of Israel is interpreted by Philo as the soul's migration from the world of the senses to God. The present edition of Philo's text includes a detailed introduction to his life and thought as well as a new German translation of his treatise with annotations and essays illustrating the text from the perspective of various disciplines. The accompanying essays initially place the work in the context of contemporary Judaism, both in Alexandria and the Land of Israel. This is followed by an appreciation of Philo as a representative of Middle Platonism in the imperial period. Two further essays focus on central themes of the Philonic treatise, namely knowledge of God and the experience of exile interpreted philosophically. Two concluding studies compare Philo's figure of Abraham to his image in the New Testament and in Thomas Mann's novel Joseph and his Brothers.

Open Access Journal: DavarLogos

 [First posted in AWOL 2 June 2021, updates 30 January 2023]
ISSN: 1666-7832 (Impresa)
ISSN: 18539106 (En linea) 

DavarLogos es una revista bíblico-teológica semestral, publicada por la Facultad de Teología y la Escuela de Graduados de la Universidad Adventista del Plata, con referato anónimo internacional que provee un foro académico, dentro del contexto de la fe bíblica, para la publicación de investigaciones en las áreas de teología bíblica, incluyendo filología, exégesis y teología vetero y neotestamentaria, teología sistemática y teología histórica. Publica artículos en francés, portugués, español e inglés.

DavarLogos es indexada en índices teológicos destacados: ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®). http://www.atla.com; Dialnet (Universidad de La Rioja, España). https://dialnet.unirioja.es; Index Theologicus (Universität Tübingen, Alemania); International Review of Biblical Studies (Brill, Holanda/Universität Paderborn, Alemania); Religious and Theological Abstracts; Old Testament Abstracts; New Testament Abstract; Bulletin de Bibliographie Biblique.

Vol. 21 Núm. 3 (2022): DavarLogos

Otro número de DavarLogos ve la luz merced a la convergencia de miradas mutuamenteenriquecedoras, las de la teología bíblica y sistemática, y de la intersecciónentre ellas y las ciencias sociales.Inicia este ejercicio Joao Rodrigues, confrontándonos con algunos desafíos deDaniel 11, particularmente con la debatida identidad del “hombre despreciable” ovil. El autor aborda la dificultad desde una perspectiva literaria, lingüística y estructuralen diálogo intertextual con el capítulo 8 como fuente de claves hermenéuticasy exegéticas. Sus conclusiones confirman que la Escritura opera de manera naturalcomo su propia intérprete.Allan Bornapé suma luego su voz al diálogo proponiendo una etiología del conflictoentre lo cúltico como expresión de asentimiento humano a la iniciativa divinade salvación, y ciertas manifestaciones culturales refractarias, visto ello desde un análisisteológico y estructural de Génesis 4, donde el alejamiento del fratricida Caínrespecto del Edén representaría el puntapié inicial y epicentro de un modelo culturalenajenante instalado como dato histórico hasta el presente.Finalmente, Carlos Cerdá ahonda en las coincidencias entre la experiencia y elreclamo de justicia del Job bíblico y la teoría del reconocimiento propuesta porel sociólogo Axel Honneth como praxis de relacionamiento para la resolución deconflictos y la preservación de la dignidad individual. Hugo A. Cotro Editor asociado
Publicado: 2022-12-28



Open Access Journal: Cahiers « Mondes Anciens »

[First posted in AWOL 9 February 2010. Updated 30 Januar  2023]

Cahiers «Mondes Anciens»
ISSN: 2107-0199

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Les Cahiers « Mondes Anciens » sont une revue électronique dédiée aux études anciennes dans toute la diversité de leurs pratiques. Centrés sur les mondes grec et romain, ils concernent cependant tous les domaines de l'histoire de l'Antiquité méditerranéenne et comportent une dimension anthropologique et comparatiste qui va au-delà de ce cadre. Créés en 2009, ils accueillent des travaux en lien avec les thèmes de recherche de l'unité Anthropologie et Histoire des Mondes Antiques (ANHIMA) UMR 8210, née de la fusion du Centre Louis Gernet de recherches comparées sur les sociétés anciennes, du Centre Gustave Glotz de recherches sur les mondes hellénistique et romain et de l'équipe Phéacie, Pratiques culturelles dans les sociétés grecque et romaine.

The Cahiers « Mondes Anciens » are an electronic scholarly publication dedicated to the wide spectrum of studies of the ancient societies. They focus primarily on the Greek and Roman worlds, but take into account the global history of the Ancient Mediterranean and are open to a anthropological and comparatist approach which goes beyond this frame. Launched in 2009, they publish researches related to the activity and interests of the Centre Anthropology and History of the Ancient World (ANHIMA) UMR 8210, created by the merging of the « Centre Louis Gernet de recherches comparées sur les sociétés anciennes », the « Centre Gustave Glotz de recherches sur les mondes hellénistique et romain » and the group « Phéacie, Pratiques culturelles dans les sociétés grecque et romaine ».

Corps et pouvoir dans les mondes anciens

Body and Power in the Ancient Worlds
Sous la direction de Hélène Castelli et Eleonora Colangelo
Le Discobole Townley
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Comment le corps des puissants, décrit ou représenté, peut-il incarner le pouvoir ? Comment, au contraire, des forces dominantes peuvent soumettre d’autres corps, qu’ils soient populaires, féminins, malades ? Quelles sont les conséquences de tels agissements sur ces corps ? S’inscrivant pleinement dans la perspective d’anthropologie historique, les articles du présent dossier reprennent ces interrogations et proposent d’envisager la question du pouvoir dans toute sa complexité, à travers ses manifestations, avec, sur et dans le corps, dans un certain nombre de pratiques anciennes.


Sunday, January 29, 2023

Autoren in religiösen literarischen Texten der späthellenistischen und der frühkaiserzeitlichen Welt: Zwölf Fallstudien

Hrsg. v. Eve-Marie Becker u. Jörg Rüpke
Autoren in religiösen literarischen Texten der späthellenistischen und der frühkaiserzeitlichen Welt

[Authors of Religious Literature in the Late Hellenistic and Early Imperial World. Twelve Case Studies.]

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The contributors to this volume discuss the formation and transformation of ancient concepts of authorship, specifically among those types of texts that are classified as »religious literature« – whether Greco-Roman, early Jewish, and early Christian. In twelve case studies spanning the time from Ben Sira to Tertullian, various ways of how authors considered themselves to be individual producers of texts and religious voices are carved out. The volume presents authors who fashion themselves either as orthonymous, anonymous, or pseudepigraphic writers, and who share the idea of being »religious agents«. The search for these religious voices undertaken here is a valuable contribution to both research in ancient »Autorforschung« and the religio-historical study of how religious knowledge was produced in the ancient Mediterranean world.


Ist Beten sinnvoll? Die 5. Rede des Maximos von Tyros

Eingeleitet, übersetzt u. mit interpretierenden Essays versehen von Barbara E. Borg, Franco Ferrari, Alfons Fürst, Rainer Hirsch-Luipold, Michael Trapp, Vincenzo Vitiello. Hrsg. v. Rainer Hirsch-Luipold u. Michael Trapp
Ist Beten sinnvoll?

[Does Praying Make Sense? Maximos of Tyre's 5th Speech.]

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Is there any point in praying? In one of his philosophical lectures, Maximus of Tyre turns to the subjects of prayer and the conception of the divine that underlies its representations. Can God be influenced? And if so, would human beings have any notion what it makes sense to pray for? Starting with a set of examples from mythology, the philosopher discusses the philosophical implications of petitionary prayer and argues for a better understanding of prayer as an ongoing conversation with the divine. Along with the text of the lecture and an annotated translation, this volume provides an extensive introduction to the author and his work, and contributions from the fields of philosophy, classical archaeology, New Testament studies and early Church history, which locate the oration in the context of contemporary religio-philosophical debates about prayer and its social historical aspects.


Griechische Götter unter sich: Lukian, Göttergespräche

Eingeleitet, übersetzt und mit interpretierenden Essays versehen von Andreas Bendlin, Fabio Berdozzo, Janet Downie, Heinz-Günther Nesselrath und Adolf Martin Ritter. Hrsg. v. Fabio Berdozzo u. Heinz-Günther Nesselrath
 Griechische Götter unter sich

[Greek Gods among Themselves. Lucian, Dialogues of the Gods.]

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In Lucian's Dialogues of the Gods the cosmos of the traditional Greek gods is presented in a decidedly ironical-satirical light, which in the second century CE was able to – inter alia – provide fledgling Christianity with interesting arguments in its fight against the old religion. In recent decades, these twenty-five vivid dialogical scenes have enjoyed only limited attention, which is a good reason to present them anew in a fresh volume. It offers an introduction, a substantially revised Greek text, a new translation with notes and six essays from various disciplines (classical philology, ancient history and patristics) with the intention of comprehensively elucidating the meaning and the relevance of these dialogues between gods not only within the context of their own times, but also beyond.

Anthologia Graeca

"Pour une édition numérique collaborative de l'Anthologie grecque" (Anthologia Graeca) est un projet de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les écritures numériques (dirigée par Marcello Vitali-Rosati) en collaboration avec Elsa Bouchard et Christian Raschle. La plateforme Anthologia graeca a pour vocation de rassembler le plus d'informations et de données possibles sur l'Anthologie grecque et d'en produire des nouvelles, poursuivant ainsi l'entreprise anthologique. La plateforme contient notamment différentes versions du texte grec, diverses traductions en différentes langues, des notes, commentaires, informations sur les auteur·e·s, images du codex (le palatinus graecus 23), mots-clés, lieux cités, etc.

Amateurs, curieux, spécialistes, la collaboration est ouverte à toutes et tous !



Saturday, January 28, 2023

Chronique Archéologique en Syrie A scientific journal concerned with archaeological excavations at Syrian sites. It Is issued annually in Arabic, English and French Chronique Archéologique en Syrie, Vol. 7, 2015

Chronique Archéologique en Syrie :A scientific journal concerned with archaeological excavations at Syrian sites. It Is issued annually in Arabic, English and French
Chronique Archéologique en Syrie, Vol. 7, 2015

Special issue Documenting the Annual Excavation Reports
concerning the Archaeological Activities in Syria
Excavation Reports
of 2012-2013
Al-Bassel Centre for archaeological research and training
The Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums
Ministry of Culture
Syrian Arab

The human scuptur and paintings in the tombs of palmayra in the roman era

Dr.Homam Sharif Saad


The Archaeological Bibliography of Damascus

Published by group of Editor
Data of publishing: 2008


Friday, January 27, 2023

Open Access Journal: Asia Anteriore Antice: Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures (AsiAna)

[First posted in AWOL 23 July 2029, update 27  January 2023]

Asia Anteriore Antice: Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures (AsiAna)
ISSN: 2611-8912

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Asia Anteriore Antica (AsiAnA) is an international Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures studies founded and edited by scholars of different disciplines and approaches (philology, linguistics, history, archaeology), and cooperating in common researches and field projects based on an interdisciplinary perspective. 
Asia Anteriore Antica (AsiAnA) focuses on the variegated scenario of the emergence, development and crises of the ancient Near East cultures analysed in the plurality of their distinct and intertwining characters, languages, writing and literacy, administration and material culture, arts and politics, economy and trade, ideology and religion. All these lements shaped a civilization which strongly impacted on the history of the ancient world.  Exploring this plurality of issues from different perspectives can add to our understanding of the social dynamics and the spatial and chronological trajectories that forged the Near Eastern cultures over a long duration. 
Asia Anteriore Antica (AsiAnA) will present studies in different disciplines, Hittitology, Assyriology, Semitistics, History, Archaeology and Art History of the ancient Near East aiming to diffuse the results of researches such as excavation reports, edition of epigraphic sources, studies on philological data, visual arts, archaeology and archaeometry. With the intent of confronting different scientific voices of these disciplines and crossing their traditional borders the journal will supply a handy tool of scholarly information on various subjects, open to the international debate and innovative theoretical issues.

Vol. 4 (2022)

Published: 2023-01-25

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Vol 1 No 1 (2019)