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The ancient East

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

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  • Middle East -- History.

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    Statementby D.G. Hogarth.
    SeriesHome university library of modern knowledge -- no. 92, Home university library of modern knowledge -- 92.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS62 .H73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23276766M
    LC Control Number15005631
    OCLC/WorldCa16741290

    Walter Raymond Drake (–) was a British disciple of Charles Fort and writer. He published nine books on the ancient astronaut theme, the first four years earlier than Erich von Däniken's bestseller Chariots of the Gods.. Drake proposed in his books that ancient civilizations were colonies of extraterrestrials who eventually lost their technological secrets and became Occupation: Ufologist. He has edited or authored six books, including most recently Life and Culture in the Ancient Near East (), Mesopotamia and the Bible () and Bible Background Commentary of the Old Testament (). He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the American Schools of Oriental :


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An overview of the Ancient East from the 2nd millennium B.C., a geographical spread which Hogarth limits to five regions: Asia Minor in the east, Armenia and Mesopotamia in the west as far as the mid-point of Iran, Syria in the centre, and Arabia in the south, from which many Semitic tribes migrated but little recorded history exists/5.

The Ancient East Hardcover – by D. Hogarth (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 46 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — 2/5(3).

Most focus on Mesopotamia and give little or no attention to other parts of the Ancient Near East. Dunstan however covers Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia Minor, the Levant and the Ancient Hebrews.

Thus this one introductory book does the work of four by: 2. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 6, results for Books: History: Middle East: Ancient. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hogarth, D.G.

(David George), Ancient East. New York, Greenwood Press []. New Light on the Most Ancient East. This book offers a detailed survey on major archeological discoveries in the Near & Middle East.

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Books shelved as ancient-near-east: The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous, Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others by Anonymous. Book Review of A History of the Ancient Near East (BC) - Books like this excite me from page one because I just know it’s going to ignite a plethora of ideas for my own writing.

Van de Mieroop does not disappoint. The last section of the book is actually the largest section and it touches on the psychological process of the people of the ancient New East. It proves that they had the capability of understanding other people and were not just stuck in their own worlds.

Three brief discussions, on ancient Near Eastern scribalism, covenants, and concepts of deity, illustrate how acquiring a deeper historical understanding is the first step in seeing how the Hebrew Bible is both similar to and distinct from other documents from the ancient Near East.

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A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students The ancient East book general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great.

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In spite of the name, the included texts have broad coverage and do not necessarily relate to the Old Testament. the region of the ancient east and its main divisions 2. asiatic empire of egypt. temp. amenhetep iii 3. hatti empire at its greatest extent. early 13th century b.c. assyrian empire at its greatest extent.

early years of ashurbanipal 5. persian empire (west) at its greatest extent. temp. darius hystaspis 6. hellenism in asia. about b. He travelled in Greece and western Asia, and published a variety of works on the history of these regions; he even cultivated an interest in Chinese antiquities.

His book, The Ancient History of the Near East was first published in and he passed away in Cited by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hogarth, D.G.

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Gods and spacemen in the ancient East Paperback – January 1, by W. Raymond Drake (Author)Cited by: 1. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (2 Volumes) Civilizations of the Ancient Near East brings together for the first time in one accessible resource scholarship that was previously scattered in hundreds of monographs and journal articles/5.

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The phrase "ancient Near East" denotes the 19th-century distinction between Near East and Far East as global regions of interest to the British distinction began during the Crimean last major exclusive partition of the east between these two terms was current in diplomacy in the late 19th century, with the Hamidian Massacres of the Armenians and.

The term "The East" refers to Western Asia. Pref. Includes index. Description: vii, pages: maps ; 18 cm. Contents: The east in B.C. --The east in B.C. --The east in B.C. --The east in B.C. --The victory of the west --Epilogue. Series Title: Home university library of modern knowledge, no.

Responsibility. The essays of this volume, presented to Professor Albright on his seventieth birth-day, were written by nine of his outstanding pupils and five of this country's most eminent specialists in the study of the ancient Near East. The essays range almost as wide as the interests of the great scholar to whom they are dedicated, covering developments and trends of the past few.

'Light from the Ancient East' is the classic study of nonliterary Greek and Latin texts from the period leading up to, and contemporary with, the emergence of Christianity.

Deissmann showed how late nineteenth-century discoveries shed light on early Christian social and religious life. Working from the now common thesis that Christianity must be understood in. The conference in Manchester in which this book came out of was organised to raise the profile of the study of mortuary remains in the Ancient Near East.

Thirty papers from the conference are published here, covering a wide variety of regions and periods, from Epipalaeolithic to modern. Many different aspects are examined: physical anthropology, burial.

A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians Places particular emphasis on social and cultural history Covers the legacy of the Ancient Near East 4/5(1).

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Anthony A. Barrett, : Erika Harlitz-Kern. With more than reading selections and photographs of ancient art, architecture, and artifacts, this volume provides a stimulating introduction to some of the most significant and widely studied texts of the ancient Near East, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Creation Epic (Enuma elish), the Code of Hammurabi, and the Baal Cycle.

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Looking again at “The Book of Abraham,” a proper academic assessment reveals it to be an ancient Egyptian funerary text called the Book of Breathing (also called the Breathing Permit). The earliest appearance of this funerary text is the Ptolemaic Period ( BCE), when the Macedonian successors of Alexander the Great ruled Egypt.

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In this book, you'll find: The Atrahasis Epic. The Epic of Gilgamesh. The Enuma Elish. The Myth of Isis and Osiris.1/5(1). * An indispensable introduction to the connection between the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern culture. Offering a substantive overview of the history, literature, religions, and societies of kingdoms that controlled the area around Israel, McLaughlin examines ideas essential to understanding OT texts while clarifying difficult issues concerning the relationship between 1/5(1).Civilization itself first appeared in the ancient Near East, in a region known as the Fertile Crescent The Fertile Crescent: cities and valleys The Fertile Crescent is an area of river valleys in the generally arid Near East where rainfall and drainage is sufficient to .The religions of the ancient Near East were mostly polytheistic, with some examples of monolatry (for example, Yahwism and Atenism).Some scholars believe that the similarities between these religions indicate that the religions are related, a belief known as patternism.

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