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Bibil Identifier bibil:231706
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria
Editor Niehr, Herbert
Series Handbook of Oriental Studies (Volume: 106)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature HA 384/1/106
Place 939.4
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-22845-0
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xxiv Pages
462 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Notes I. Introduction; Herbert Niehr
II. History; Hélène Sader
III. Society, Institutions, Law, and Economy; Dagmar Kühn
IV. Language and Script; Holger Gzella
V. Literature; Paolo Merlo
VI. Religion; Herbert Niehr
VII. Art; Dominik Bonatz
VII. Architecture; Mirko Novák
IX. Outlook: Aramaeans Outside of Syria; Martti Nissinen, Michael P. Streck, André Lemaire, Herbert Niehr, Angelika Berlejung, Alejandro F. Botta
X. Aramaean Heritage; John F. Healey

Contains 44 plates
Abstract The historical and cultural role of the Aramaeans in ancient Syria can hardly be overestimated. Thus The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria gives precise and up-to-date information on different aspects of Aramaean culture. To that end, history, society, economy and law, language and script, literature, religion, art and architecture of the Aramaean kingdoms of Syria from their beginnings in the 11 century B.C. until their end at approximately 720 B.C. are covered within the handbook. The wide survey of Aramaean culture in Syria is supplemented by overviews on the Aramaeans in Assyria, Babylonia, Phoenicia, Palestine, Egypt, North Arabia and on the Aramaean heritage in the Levant.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Themes : Arameans
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Lands of the Levant (except Canaan-Israel) : Syria
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