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AbusirThe Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun

Abusir: The Necropolis of the Sons of the Sun

Miroslav Verner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167904
eISBN:
9781617978227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir. Long overshadowed by the more ... More

Aksum and NubiaWarfare, Commerce, and Political Fictions in Ancient Northeast Africa

Aksum and Nubia: Warfare, Commerce, and Political Fictions in Ancient Northeast Africa

George Hatke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760666
eISBN:
9780814762783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760666.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book assembles and analyzes the textual and archaeological evidence of interaction between Nubia and the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum, focusing primarily on the fourth century CE. Although ancient ... More

Amheida IOstraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Amheida I: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni R. Ruffini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814745267
eISBN:
9780814771327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents 455 inscribed pottery fragments, or ostraka, found during New York University's excavations at Amheida in the western desert of Egypt. The majority date to the Late Roman period ... More

Ancient EgyptState and Society

Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Alan B. Lloyd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book attempts to define, analyse, and evaluate the institutional and ideological systems which empowered and sustained one of the most successful civilizations of the ancient world for a period ... More

The Ancient Greeks at War

The Ancient Greeks at War

Louis Rawlings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The ancient Greeks experienced war in many forms. By land and by sea, they conducted raids, ambushes, battles and sieges; they embarked on campaigns of intimidation, conquest and annihilation; they ... More

Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

Seth L. Sanders

Jonathan Ben-Dov (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823048
eISBN:
9781479873975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Since the 1990s, Early Modern and Medieval Science in Jewish sources has been actively studied, but the consensus was that no real scientific themes could be found in earlier Judaism. This book ... More

Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of CivilizationThe Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Guillermo Algaze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The alluvial lowlands of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in southern Mesopotamia are widely known as the “cradle of civilization”; owing to the scale of the processes of urbanization that took place ... More

Ancient PerspectivesMaps and Their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Ancient Perspectives: Maps and Their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Richard J. A. Talbert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226789378
eISBN:
9780226789408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789408.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book encompasses a vast arc of space and time—Western Asia to North Africa and Europe from the third millennium BCE to the fifth century CE—to explore mapmaking and worldviews in the ancient ... More

Ancient Rome as a MuseumPower, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Steven Rutledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In antiquity, Rome represented one of the world's great cultural capitals. The city constituted a collective repository for various commemoratives, cultural artefacts, and curiosities, not to mention ... More

Arabs and Empires before Islam

Arabs and Empires before Islam

Greg Fisher (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199654529
eISBN:
9780191801433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654529.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book collects nearly 250 translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources, which, from a variety of different perspectives, illuminate the history of the Arabs before the emergence ... More

Archaeology at La IsabelaAmerica's First European Town

Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents detailed technical documentation of the authors' ten-year archaeological excavation of La Isabela, America's first colony. The artifacts and material remains of the town offer rich ... More

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199481682
eISBN:
9780199091027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Research work on coastal Bengal has mostly focused on maritime trading networks. In a clear departure from the existing scholarship, this volume questions the linearity of considering trade as the ... More

An Archaeology of InteractionNetwork Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

An Archaeology of Interaction: Network Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

Carl Knappett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199215454
eISBN:
9780191804229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199215454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Think of a souvenir from a foreign trip, or an heirloom passed down the generations — distinctive individual artefacts allow us to think and act beyond the proximate, across both space and time. ... More

An Archaeology of the TroublesThe dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Laura McAtackney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Long Kesh/Maze prison was infamous as the major holding centre for paramilitary prisoners during the course of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Some of the major events of the recent conflict ... More

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Chester G. Starr

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is both a defense of the importance of aristocrats in Greek society and a reassessment of their social, cultural and political roles. The author provides a concise portrait of the aristocratic ... More

At Empire's EdgeExploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

At Empire's Edge: Exploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

Robert B. Jackson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088564
eISBN:
9780300129519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book examines the history of the most important sites that constitute Rome's Egyptian frontier, and provides a summary of what is currently known or theorized about the Roman occupation of these ... More

Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BCCrossing the Divide

Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Tom Moore and Xosê-Lois Armada (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

European first millennium BC studies have witnessed an increasing theoretical divide between the approaches adopted in different countries. Whilst topics such as ethnicity, identity, and agency have ... More

Before and After MuhammadThe First Millennium Refocused

Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late antiquity over the last fifty years, even ... More

Beyond the Second SophisticAdventures in Greek Postclassicism

Beyond the Second Sophistic: Adventures in Greek Postclassicism

Tim Whitmarsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276819
eISBN:
9780520957022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276819.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

What happened to Greek literature after the classical period—when Sophocles, Plato, and Demosthenes were just a memory? Postclassical Greek culture has usually been thought of as dominated by ... More

The Birth of Neolithic BritainAn Interpretive Account

The Birth of Neolithic Britain: An Interpretive Account

Julian Thomas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681969
eISBN:
9780191804793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199681969.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The beginning of the Neolithic in Britain is a topic of perennial interest in archaeology, marking the end of a hunter-gatherer way of life with the introduction of domesticated plants and animals, ... More

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