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Bibliotheca Orientalis

Quadrimonthly journal containing reviews and bibliographical data on books published on the ancient and modern Near East
Edited by J. Eidem, H. Gzella, R.E. Kon, A. van der Kooij, L. Limme, D.J.W. Meijer, M. Stol and W.J.I. Waal. Editorial secretary: C.H. van Zoest.

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Web-based Resources in the Field of Old Testament Studies 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

A 'Lean' Approach to Digital Resources for ANE Archaeology 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Digital Resources in Middle Eastern Studies 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Some Digital Resources for the Study of the Middle East 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Faraonisch Egypte 07 Jan 2015
NYORD, R. - Breathing Flesh. Conceptions of the Body in the Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. (Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications 34). Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen, 2009. LAPP, G. - Die prt-m-hrw-Sprüche (Tb 2, 64-72). Synoptische Textausgabe nach Quellen des Neuen Reiches (Totenbuchtexte 7). Orientverlag G. Lapp, Binningen, 2011. MUNRO, I. - Die Totenbuch-Papyri des Ehepaars Ta-scheret-en-Aset und Djed-chi aus der Bes-en-Mut-Familie (26. Dynastie, Zeit des Königs Amasis). (Handschriften des Altägyptischen Totenbuches 12). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2011. LEITZ, C. - Der Sarg des Panehemisis in Wien. (Studien zur spätägyptischen Religion 3). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2011. RAY, J.D. - Texts from the Baboon and Falcon Galleries. Demotic, Hieroglyphic and Greek Inscriptions from the Sacred Animal Necropolis, North Saqqara. (Texts from Excavations 15). Egypt Exploration Society, London, 2011. ENDESFELDER, E. - Beobachtungen zur Entstehung des altägyptischen Staates. (Internet-Beiträge zur ägyptologie und Sudanarchäologie 14). Golden House Publications, London, 2011. FRENCH, P., assisted by J. BOURRIAU - The Anubieion at Saqqara III: Pottery from the Archaic to the Third Intermediate Period. (EES Excavation Memoir 103). Egypt Exploration Society, London, 2013. RAVEN, M.J., VERSCHOOR, V., VUGTS, M., VAN WALSEM, R. - The Memphite Tomb of Horemheb, Commander-in-Chief of Tutankhamun V: The Forecourt and the Area South of the Tomb, with Some Notes on the Tomb of Tia. (Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities 6). Brepols, Turnhout, 2011. BÁRTA, M. - Journey to the West. The World of Old Kingdom Tombs in Ancient Egypt. Charles University, Prague, 2011. ARP, J. - Die Nekropole als Figuration. Zur Methodik der sozialen Interpretation der Felsfassadengräber von Amarna. (Göttinger Orientforschungen, IV. Reihe: Ägypten 50). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2012. KLOTZ, D. - Caesar in the City of Amun. Egyptian Temple Construction and Theology in Roman Thebes. (Monographies Reine Elisabeth 15). Brepols, Turnhout, 2012.

Grieks-Romeins Egypte 07 Jan 2015
LEGRAS, B. - Les reclus grecs du Sarapieion de Memphis. Une enquête sur l'hellénisme égyptien. (Studia Hellenistica 49). Peeters, Leuven, 2011.

Christelijk Egypte 07 Jan 2015
FOURNET, J.-L., MAGDELAINE, C. (eds) - Les archives de Dioscore d'Aphrodité cent ans après leur découverte. Histoire et culture dans l'Égypte byzantine. Actes du colloque de Strasbourg (8-10 décembre 2005). (Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne). De Boccard, Paris, 2008.

Assyriologie 07 Jan 2015
BORGER, R. - Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon. Zweite, revidierte und aktualisierte Auflage. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 305). Ugarit Verlag, Münster, 2010. ANDERSSON, J. - Kingship in the Early Mesopotamian Onomasticon 2800-2200 BCE. (Studia Semitica Upsaliensis 28). Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, 2012. VON DASSOW, E. - State and Society in the Late Bronze Age. Alalah under the Mittani Empire. (Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians 17). CDL Press, Bethesda, 2008. RUTZ, M. - Bodies of Knowledge in Ancient Mesopotamia. The Diviners of Late Bronze Age Emar and their Tablet Collection. (Ancient Magic and Divination 9). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2013. BAGG, A.M. - Die Assyrer und das Westland. Studien zur historischen Geographie und Herrschaftspraxis in der Levante im 1. Jt. v.u. Z. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 216). Peeters, Leuven, 2012. LUUKKO, M. (ed.) - The Correspondence of Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II from Calah/Nimrud. (State Archives of Assyria 19; PFFAR 6). Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, 2012. FAIST, B. - Alltagstexte aus neuassyrischen Archiven und Bibliotheken der Stadt Assur. (Studien zur Assur-Texten 3). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2007. FAIST, B. - Neuassyrische Rechnungsurkunden IV. (Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 132). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2010. GASPA, S. - Alimenti e pratichi alimentari in Assiria: Le materie alimentari nel culto ufficiale dell'Assiria del primo millennio A.C. (History of the Ancient Near East, Monograph 13). Sargon Editrice et Libreria, Padova, 2012. DALLEY, S. - The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon. An Elusive World Wonder Traced. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013. JACOBS, B., ROLLINGER, R. (eds) - Der Achämenidenhof / The Achaemenid Court. (Classica et Orientalia 2). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2010. Korte aankondigingen: MAYER, W. - Assyrien und Urartu I. Der Achte Feldzug Sargons II. im Jahr 714 v.Chr. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 395/1). Ugarit Verlag, Münster, 2013. MAYER, W. - Assyrien und Urartu II. Die assyrisch-urartäischen Bilinguen. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 395/2). Ugarit Verlag, Münster, 2013. MacGINNIS, J., with copies of the cuneiform texts by C. WUNSCH - The Arrows of the Sun. Armed Forces in Sippar in the First Millennium B.C. (Babylonische Archive 4). ISLET-Verlag, Dresden, 2012.

Hettitologie 07 Jan 2015
RIEKEN, E., unter Mitwirkung von U. GRADMANN und J. LORENZ - Einführung in die hethitische Sprache und Schrift. (Lehrbücher orientalischer Sprachen I/2). Ugarit-Verlag, Münster, 2011. WEEDEN, M. - Hittite Logograms and Hittite Scholarship. (Studien zu den Bogazköy-Texten 54). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2011. MOUTON, A., RUTHERFORD, I., YAKUBOVICH, I. (eds) - Luwian Identities. Culture, Language and Religion between Anatolia and the Aegean. (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 64). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2013.

Semitica 07 Jan 2015
GOLDENBERG, G. - Semitic Languages. Features, Structures, Relations, Processes. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013. DIEM, W. - Vom Status pendens zum Satzsubjekt. Studien zu Topikalisierung in neueren semitischen Sprachen. Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2012. PARDEE, D. - The Ugaritic Texts and the Origins of West-Semitic Literary Composition. Oxford University Press, New York, 2012. VERNET I PONS, E. - Origen etimològic dels verbs làmed-he de l'hebreu masorètic. Un estudi sobre la formació de les arrels verbals en semític. (Publicaciones de la Societat Catalana d'Estudis Hebraics 2). Societat Catalana d'Estudis Hebraics, Barcelona, 2011.

Oude Testament 07 Jan 2015
BLENKINSOPP, J. - David Remembered. Kingship and National Identity in Ancient Israel. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, 2013. LABOUVIE, S. - Gottesknecht und neuer David. Der Heilsmittler für Zion und seine Frohbotschaft nach Jesaja 60-62. (Forschungen zur Bibel 129). Echter Verlag GmbH, Würzburg, 2013. WAHL, H.M. - Das Buch Esther. Übersetzung und Kommentar. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 2009. HIMBAZA, I., SCHENKER, A. (eds) - Un carrefour dans l'histoire de la Bible. Du texte à la théologie au IIe siècle avant J.-C. (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 233). Academic Press Fribourg, Fribourg, 2007.

Archeologie 07 Jan 2015
EVANS, J.M. - The Lives of Sumerian Sculptures. An Archaeology of the Early Dynastic Temple. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012. KILLEBREW, A.E., LEHMANN, G. (eds) - The Philistines and Other 'Sea Peoples' in Text and Archaeology. (Archaeology and Biblical Studies 15). Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, 2013. MATOÏAN, V., AL-MAQDISSI, M., CALVET, Y. (eds) - Études ougaritiques II. (Ras Shamra-Ougarit 20). Peeters, Leuven, 2012. SERHAL, C.D. - The Klat Collection. Near Eastern Models and Figurines. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2009. DÜRING, B.S., WOSSINK, A., AKKERMANS, P.M.M.G. (eds) - Correlates of Complexity. Essays in Archaeology and Assyriology dedicated to Diederik J.W. Meijer in Honour of his 65th Birthday. (PIHANS 116). Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, Leiden, 2011. POTTS, D.T. (ed.) - The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran. (Oxford Handbooks in Classics and Ancient History). Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013. VÖRÖS, G. - Machaerus I. History, Archaeology and Architecture of the Fortified Herodian Palace and City Overlooking the Dead Sea in Transjordan. Final Report on the Excavations and Surveys 1807-2012. (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum, Collectio Maior 53). Edizioni Terra Santa, Milano, 2013. NOVACEK, G.V. - Ancient Israel: Highlights from the Collections of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. The Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago, 2011. JACOB, R. - Kosmetik im antiken Palästina. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 389). Ugarit-Verlag, Münster, 2011. ELAYI, J., ELAYI, A.G. - The Coinage of the Phoenician City of Tyre in the Persian Period. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 188). Peeters, Leuven, 2009. TÖRÖK, L. - Hellenizing Art in Ancient Nubia 300 BC - AD 250 and its Egyptian Models. A Study in 'Acculturation'. (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 53). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2011.

Arabica 07 Jan 2015
SAVAGE SMITH, E. - A New Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Volume I: Medicine. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011. HALFLANTS, B. - Le Conte du Portefaix et des Trois Jeunes Femmes dans le manuscrit de Galland (XIVe-XVe siècles). (Publications de l'Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 55). Peeters, Leuven, 2007. DEYOUNG, T., St. GERMAIN, M. (eds) - Essays in Arabic Literary Biography I: 925-1350. (Mîzân. Studien zur Literatur in der islamischen Welt 17.1). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2011. DEYOUNG, T., STEWART, D.J. (eds) - Essays in Arabic Literary Biography II: 1350-1850. (Mîzân. Studien zur Literatur in der islamischen Welt 17.2). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2009. ALLEN, R. (ed.) - Essays in Arabic Literary Biography III: 1850-1950. (Mîzân. Studien zur Literatur in der islamischen Welt 17.3). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2010. DIEM, W. - Studien zu Überlieferung und Intertextualität der altarabischen Dichtung. Das Mantelgedicht Ka'b ibn Zuhayrs. Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2010. ULLMANN, M. - Beiträge zur arabischen Grammatik. Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2013.

Iranica 07 Jan 2015
LEWISOHN, L. (ed.) - Hafiz and the Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry. I.B. Tauris, London, 2010. SEYED-GOHRAB, A.A. (ed.) - Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry. (Iran Studies 6). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2012.

Turcica 07 Jan 2015
KAPPLER, M. (ed.) - Intercultural Aspects in and around Turkic Literatures. Proceedings of the International Conference held on October 11th-12th, 2003 in Nicosia. (Mîzân. Studien zur Literatur in der islamischen Welt 13). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2006. BOESCHOTEN, H. - Alexander Stories in Ajami Turkic. (Turkologica 75). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2009.

Islam 07 Jan 2015
ALON, I., ABED, S. - Al-Fārābī's Philosophical Lexicon. Volume I: Arabic Text. Volume II: English Translation, Essay, Bibliography, Indices. The E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust, Cambridge, 2007. CAMPANINI, M. - An Introduction to Islamic Philosophy. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2008. TAMCKE, M. (Hrsg.) - Gotteserlebnis und Gotteslehre. Christliche und islamische Mystik im Orient. (Göttinger Orientforschungen - Syriaca 38). Verlag Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2010.

Midden-Oosten 07 Jan 2015
GAUBE, H., with contributions by A. AL SALIMI - The Ibadis in the Region of the Indian Ocean. Section One: East Africa. (Studies on Ibadism and Oman 1). Georg Olms Verlag AG, Hildesheim, 2013. HOFFMANN-RUF, M., AL SALIMI, A. (Hrsg.) - Oman and Overseas. Proceedings of the International Conference 'The Ibadism of Oman - Its Overseas Development and its Perception Overseas', held at Tübingen University, 16th-19th of May 2011. (Studies on Ibadism and Oman 2). Georg Olms Verlag AG, Hildesheim, 2013. WILKINSON, J.C. - Water and Tribal Settlement in South-East Arabia. A Study of the Aflāj of Oman. (Studies on Ibadism and Oman 5). Georg Olms Verlag AG, Hildesheim, 2013. FROMHERZ, A.J. - The Almohads. The Rise of an Islamic Empire. (Library of Middle East History 18). I.B. Tauris, London, 2010.

Islamitische kunst 07 Jan 2015
BABAIE, S. - Isfahan and its Palaces. Statecraft, Shi'ism and the Architecture of Conviviality in Early Modern Iran. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2008.

Varia 07 Jan 2015
BANG, P.F., SCHEIDEL, W. - The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013. PONGRATZ-LEISTEN, B. (ed.) - Reconsidering the Concept of Revolutionary Monotheism. Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, 2011. Korte aankondigingen: CANNUYER, C., TOUROVETS, A. (eds) - Mélanges d'Orientalisme offerts à Janine et à Ch. Balty. (Acta Orientalia Belgica 27). Société belge d'études orientales, Bruxelles, 2014. HUSSER, J.-M., MOUTON, A. (eds) - Le cauchemar dans les sociétés antiques. Actes des journées de l'UMR 7044 (15-16 novembre 2007, Strasbourg). De Boccard, Paris, 2010.

Ontvangen boeken 07 Jan 2015
Books received

Les ressources numériques pour l'égyptologie 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Electronic Resources for Graeco-Roman and Christian Egypt 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Ressources assyriologiques sur internet 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.

Web Resources for Hittitology 07 Jan 2015
This article is published in Bibliotheca Orientalis 71/3-4 (2014), a jubilee issue celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Netherlands Institute for the Near East. It is available as a free pdf download at the Institue's website.