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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 9!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

Articles in this issue include:
“The Pharaoh’s Magic – Imagery and Diplomacy in the Late Bronze Age” by Flora Brooke Anthony
“The Exodus in Archaeology and Text” by Richard Elliott Friedman
“Rebuilding Eden in the Land of Eridu” by Marco Ramazzotti
“The Grammar of Messianism” by Matthew V. Novenson
“The Christian Monks Who Saved Jewish History” by Malka Simkovich

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 8!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

Articles in this issue include:
“Rescuing Syriac Manuscripts in Iraq” by Amir Harrak
“The Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul” by John Collins
“Were YHWH and Dionysus Once the Same God?” by Nissim Amzallag
“Sunlight and Shade in the First Cities – A Sensory Archaeology of Early Iraq” by Mary Shepperson

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 7!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

Articles in this issue include:
“San Miceli in Sicily: Excavation of an early Christian Basilica and Village” by Randall W. Younker and Élisabeth Lesnes
“The Big Bad Wolves of the Ancient Near East Speak: Royal Apologetic in Context” by Andrew Knapp
“Göbekli Tepe: Neolithic Gathering and Feasting at the Beginning of Food Production” by Jens Notroff & Oliver Dietrich
“Silk Textiles in the Southern Levant” by Orit Shamir and Alisa Baginski

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 6!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

Articles in this issue include:
“Discovering Genesis” by Iain Provan
“Sumerian Art and Modern Art from Gudea to Miró” by Pedro Azara
“The Land before the Kingdom of Israel: Asking New Questions of Old Data” by Brendon C. Benz
“The VALUE project: Video Games and Archaeology at Leiden University” by Aris Politopoulos

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 5!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 4!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 3!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 2!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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Get your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today: Vol. V, No. 1!

The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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“One of the most remarkable things about Biblical archaeology in the 21stcentury is that it exists all. Thirty years ago, many scholars and laypeople were confidently predicting Biblical archaeology’s demise but today it is still going strong.” – Alex Joffe, Ancient Near East Today Editor

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The Ancient Near East Today features contributions from diverse academics, a forum featuring debates of current developments from the field, and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.

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2014 Ancient Near East Today eBook

Get your free copy of the complete 2014 issue of The Ancient Near East Today e-book!

We’re happy to offer the complete The Ancient Near East Today Volume II. The ANE Today appears on the third Tuesday of each month, and we’ve gathered every issue from 2014 into this eBook. It features contributions from diverse academics and links to news and resources. The ANE Today covers the entire Near East, and each issue presents discussions ranging from the state of biblical archaeology to archaeology after the Arab Spring.


Cover_The Ancient NearEast Today copyGet your free copy of The Ancient Near East Today special edition, “Passover as Jesus Knew It.”

We’re happy to offer this special edition Ancient Near East Today e-book with the theme of “Passover as Jesus Knew It.” Leading scholars James Strange, Eric Meyers, Helen Bond, James Charlesworth, and Adela Yarbro Collins discuss different aspects of Passover in Jesus’s time, from the rituals he would have celebrated, to the political environment he encountered in Jerusalem.

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