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Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, Yehudah Cohn, and Fergus Millar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265222
eISBN:
9780191771873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265222.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

From major seminal works such as the Mishnah or the Palestinian and Babylonian Talmuds, to Biblical commentaries, translations of Biblical books into Aramaic or relatively little-known mystical, ... More

The Ugaritic Texts and the Origins of West-Semitic Literary Composition

The Ugaritic Texts and the Origins of West-Semitic Literary Composition

Dennis Pardee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264928
eISBN:
9780191754104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264928.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The discovery and decryption of Ugaritic cuneiform tablets in the 1920s has given scholars an insight into the development of alphabetic writing and the origins of biblical poetry. This book, based ... More

Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Nicholas Sims-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The recent developments in our understanding of the history of the Indo-Iranian languages and their speakers are surveyed and assessed in this book by a group of linguists and archaeologists. In the ... More

The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Andrew Poulter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a significant insight into the changes that occurred in the late Roman period and which shaped the emergence of early medieval Europe. The book provides detail regarding the ... More

A World Upturned

A World Upturned: Commentary on and Analysis of The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All

Roland Enmarch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264331
eISBN:
9780191734106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264331.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All is one of the major works from the golden age of Egyptian literature, the Middle Kingdom (c. 1980–1630 bc). The poem provides one of the most searching ... More

Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

John Davies and John Wilkes (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume publishes all but three of the plenary lectures that were delivered during the XIIIth International Congress of Greek and Roman Epigraphy, held at Oxford in September 2007. Its format ... More

Representations of Empire

Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Alan K. Bowman, Hannah M. Cotton, Martin Goodman, and Simon Price (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book covers the whole of the period in which Rome dominated the Mediterranean world. The belief shared by all the contributors is that the Roman empire is best understood from the standpoint of ... More

Greek Ethnic Terminology

Greek Ethnic Terminology

P. M. Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume is a contribution to the study of the ancient Greek vocabulary used to describe the local origins of individuals. It sheds light on ancient grammarians, and other ancient writers (many of ... More

Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Elaine Matthews (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides an interpretative guide to using a fundamental resource for the study of the ancient Greek world. Personal names are a statement of identity, a personal choice by parents for their ... More

Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt

Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Harriet Crawford (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The manner in which government practices and personnel survive the violent disruption of regime change is an issue of current relevance, yet it is a subject that has largely been ignored by modern ... More

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