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Evolution of a Taboo: Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East

Max D. Price

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197543276
eISBN:
9780197543306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543276.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From their domestication to their taboo, pigs and their shifting roles in the ancient Near East are among the most complicated topics in archaeology. Rejecting monocausal explanations, this book ... More


The Archaeological Evidence for the Jafnids and the Naṣrids

Denis Genequand

in Arabs and Empires before Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199654529
eISBN:
9780191801433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654529.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter offers a broad and balanced perspective on the material record for the Jafnid and Naṣrid dynasties. The chapter also examines the archaeological evidence for the ‘city’ of al-Ḥīra in ... More


Introduction

Eberhard W. Sauer

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Sasanian Empire (third-seventh centuries) was one of the largest empires of antiquity, stretching from Mesopotamia to modern Pakistan and from Central Asia to the Arabian Peninsula. This ... More


Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Eberhard Sauer (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Sasanian Empire (third-seventh centuries) was one of the largest empires of antiquity, stretching from Mesopotamia to modern Pakistan and from Central Asia to the Arabian Peninsula. This ... More


The Syro-Anatolian City-States: An Iron Age Culture

James F. Osborne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199315833
eISBN:
9780197545799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199315833.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book presents a new model for the kingdoms that clustered around the northeast corner of the Mediterranean Sea during the Iron Age, ca. 1200–600 BCE. Rather than presenting them as an ancient ... More


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