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Figuring Out the Figurines of the Ancient Near East By Stephanie Langin-Hooper
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This volume contains 4 papers focusing on terracotta figurines of the ancient Near East that were delivered at one of three sessions of the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research... More > in 2009, 2010, and 2011.< Less
Musical Scenes and Instruments on seals, sealings and impressions from the Ancient Near East By Richard Dumbrill
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This book is an illustrated and commented catalogue of cylinder seals and impressions from the Ancient Near East in the Collections of the British Museum
The Gallae: Transgender Priests of Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East By K. A. Lucker
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The gallae, priests of Kybele in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East, violated the gender norms of their societies in several spectacular ways. Although assigned a male gender role at birth, they... More > altered their genitals, and afterward dressed in women's clothing, wore feminine jewelry and other adornments, and spoke in a higher vocal register. This thesis argues that the gallae and modern transsexuals share a common transgender experience, the meaning of which is constructed differently by their respective cultures. Using textual analysis, evidence from the archaeological record, and ethnographic parallels, it explores the similarities and differences between gallae and other transgender groups of people, including modern transsexuals.< Less
The Gallae: Transgender Priests of Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East By K. A. Lucker
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The gallae, priests of Kybele in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East, violated the gender norms of their societies in several spectacular ways. Although assigned a male gender role at birth, they... More > altered their genitals, and afterward dressed in women's clothing, wore feminine jewelry and other adornments, and spoke in a higher vocal register. This thesis argues that the gallae and modern transsexuals share a common transgender experience, the meaning of which is constructed differently by their respective cultures. Using textual analysis, evidence from the archaeological record, and ethnographic parallels, it explores the similarities and differences between gallae and other transgender groups of people, including modern transsexuals.< Less
Ancient Near Eastern Texts Related to Marriage and Hieros Gamos By Various Authors
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A fascinating collection of documents from the ancient Near East relating to marriage and sacred union. Includes examples of multiple marriages and other Mesopotamian... More > traditions. Documents: DUMUZI´S WEDDING - New Sumerian Divorce Settlement (21st c. BC) - Old Assyrian Divorce Document - Old Assyrian Marriage Contract (19th c. BC) - Abrogation of a Marriage Agreement (15th c. BC) - Ugaritic Manumission and Marriage contract - Mibtahiah's Marriage Contracts (5th c. BC: Aramaic Papyrus from Elephantine) - In liquidation of Mibtahiah's second marriage: Settlement of claim by oath - Contract of Mibtahiah's third marriage oath - Manumission and Marriage of a Female Slave and her daughter, June 12, 427 B.C. (5th c. BC: Aramaic Papyrus from Elephantine) - Marriage contract of a former slave girl who is subject to paramoné, 420 B.C.< Less
Mega Book: Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Mega book: Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Two volumes in one: “A-Z. Also available in 2 separate volumes.... More > This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religion, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world.< Less
Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. V.II By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Volume II: “I-Z” (Igigi-Zerpanitum) from a set of two volumes.... More > Published by Times Square Press. New York and Berlin. This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religion, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world.< Less
Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Vol.I By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Volume I: “A-H” (Aa-Husbishag) from a set of two volumes. Published by... More > Times Square Press. New York and Berlin. This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religions, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world, and Anunnaki’s enthusiasts.< Less
Guide to Ancient Dan By Jordan Stark
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Ancient Dan, located in Northern Israel, is a city that is extremely interesting in its culture, topography, economy, and history. An ancient fortification that saw constant flux of power in the... More > Ancient Near East, Dan stands as one of the truly great archeaological find of this century. This research paper is an endeavor to unlock the history, use, and meaning of Dan in the Ancient Near East.< Less
Guide to Ancient Dan By Jordan Stark
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Ancient Dan, located in Northern Israel, is a city that is extremely interesting in its culture, topography, economy, and history. An ancient fortification that saw constant flux of power in the... More > Ancient Near East, Dan stands as one of the truly great archeaological find of this century. This research paper is an endeavor to unlock the history, use, and meaning of Dan in the Ancient Near East.< Less

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