Books Received.

  1. Ancient Near East

    Archaologische Berichte aus dem Yemen 9 (2002). [euro]76.80.

    BAHRANI, ZAINAB. The Graven Image: Representation in Babylonia and Assyria. Archaeology, Culture, and Society. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Pp. x + 242, illus. $49.95.

    BALENTINE, SAMUEL E. Leviticus. Interpretation. A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. Pp. xv + 220. $24.95.

    BALLET, PASCALE; NATHALIE BOSSON; and MARGUERITE RASSART-DEBERGH. Kellia, II: L'ermitage copte QR 195. Ceramique, inscriptions, decors. Fouilles de l'IFAO, vol. 49. Cairo: Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 2003. Pp. vi + 525, illus. (paper).

    BAR-ASHER, M., and D. DIMANT, eds. Meghillot: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls, vol. 1. Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute, 2003. Pp. xii + 246 (Hebrew).

    BEAULIEU, PAUL-ALAIN. The Pantheon of Uruk during the Neo-Babylonian Period. Cuneiform Monographs, vol. 23. Leiden: Brill-Styx, 2003. Pp. xxvi + 424. $118.

    BERTMAN, STEPHEN. Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. New York: Facts on File, 2003. Pp. xii + 396, illus. $50.

    BIANCHI, ROBERT STEVEN, ed. Reflections on Ancient Glass from the Borowski Collection. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2002. Pp. 397, illus. [euro]76.80.

    BIRAN, AVRAHAM, and RACHEL BEN-DOV. Dan II: A Chronicle of the Excavations and the Late Bronze Age "Mycenaean" Tomb. Annual of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology. Jerusalem: Hebrew Union College--Jewish Institute of Religion, 2002. Pp. vi + 249, illus.

    BLOBAUM, ANKE ILONA; JOACHAIM KAHL; and SIMON D. SCHWEITZER, eds. Agypten--Munster: Kulturwissenschaftliche Studien zu Agypten, dem Vorderen Orient und verwandten Gebieten; Donum natalicium viro doctissimo Erharto Graefe sexagenario ab amicus collegis discipulis ex aedibus Schlaunstrasse 2/Rosenstrasse 9 oblatum. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2003. Pp. xviii + 287, plates.

    BOARDMAN, JOHN. Die Perser und der Westen: Eine archaologische Untersuchung zur Entwicklung der Achamenidischen Kunst. Tr. Brigitte Jaros-Deckert. Kulturgeschichte der Antiken Welt, vol. 96. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2003. Pp. 311, illus. [euro]39.80.

    BRADY, CHRISTIAN M. M. The Rabbinic Targum of Lamentations: Vindicating God. Studies in the Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture, vol. 3. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. x + 187. $65.

    BRIANT, PIERRE. Darius dans l'ombre d'Alexandre. Paris: Fayard, 2003. Pp. 666, illus.

    BROWN, JEANNINE K. The Disciples in Narrative Perspective: The Portrayal and Function of the Matthean Disciples. Academia Biblica, vol. 9. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002. Pp. xiv + 286. $29.95 (paper).

    BRYCE, TREVOR. Life and Society in the Hittite World. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2002. Pp. xiv + 312, illus.

    BUCKLEY, JORUNN JACOBSEN. The Mandeans. American Academy of Religion. The Religion Series. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2002. Pp. xv + 200.

    CAMPBELL, ANTHONY F., S.J. l Samuel. The Forms of the Old Testament Literature, vol. 7. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003. Pp. xviii + 350. $55 (paper).

    CERRATO, J. A. Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus. Oxford Theological Monographs. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2002. Pp. x + 291.

    CUVIGNY, HELENE, ed. La route de Myos Hormos: L'armee romaine dans le desert Orientale d'Egypte. 2 vols. Fouilles de l'IFAO, vol. 48/1-2. Cairo: Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 2003. Pp. xliv + 688, illus. (paper).

    DAVIAU, P. M. MICHELE. Excavations at Tell Jawa, Jordan, vol. 1: The Iron Age Town. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 11/1. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. xlii + 565, illus., CD. $189.

    DEL OLMO LETE, G., and J. SANMARTIN. A Dictionary of the Ugaritic Language in the Alphabetic Tradition. 2 vols. Handbook of Oriental Studies, sect. 1, vol. 67. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. xliv + 1007. $231.

    DEVER, WILLIAM G. Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003. Pp. xi + 268, illus. $25.

    DONNER, HERBERT, and WOLFGANG ROLLIG. Kanaanaische und aramaische Inschriften, vol. 1. 5th revised ed. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. Pp. xviii + 79. [euro]24.80 (paper).

    DUNN, JAMES D. G. Jesus Remembered. Christianity in the Making, vol. 1. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003. Pp. xvii + 1019. $55.

    EDZARD, DIETZ OTTO. Sumerian Grammar. Handbook of Oriental Studies, sect. 1, vol. 71. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. xviii + 191. $94.

    _________, ed. Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archaologie, vol. 9, Ninlil-Nuzi. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1998-2001. Pp. xxii + 647. [euro]69.16.

    EMPEREUR, JEAN-YVES, and MARIE-DOMINIQUE NENNA, eds. Necropolis 2. 2 vols. Etudes alexandriens, vol. 7. Cairo: Institut francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 2002. Pp. ix + 714, illus. (paper).

    EPH'AL, ISRAEL; AMNON BEN-TOR; and PETER MACHINIST, eds. Hayim and Miriam Tadmor Volume. Eretz-Israel, vol. 27. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 2003. Pp. xii + 520, illus. $90.

    FELIU, LLUIS. The God Dagan in Bronze Age Syria. Tr. Wilfried G. E. Watson. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 19. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. xii + 356. $106.

    FLESHER, PAUL V. M., ed. Targum and Scripture: Studies in Aramaic Translation and Interpretation in Memory of Ernest G. Clarke. Studies in Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture, vol. 2. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. xxv + 327. $115.

    FOX, JOSHUA. Semitic Noun Patterns. Harvard Semitic Series, vol. 52. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Pp. xix + 361. $39.95.

    GARFINKEL, YOSEF. Dancing at the Dawn of Agriculture. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2003. Pp. xviii + 326, illus. $49.95.

    GARR, W. RANDALL. In His Own Image and Likeness: Humanity, Divinity, and Monotheism. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 15. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. xx + 306. $66.

    GIBSON, SHIMON. Jerusalem in Original Photographs, 1850-1920. London: Stacey International Publishers, 2003. Pp. 204, photos, [pounds sterling]25.

    GIVEN, MICHAEL, and A. BERNARD KNAPP. The Sydney Cyprus Survey Project: Social Approaches to Regional Archaeological Survey. Monumenta Archaeologica, vol. 21. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 2003. Pp. xxviii + 356, illus. $60.

    GOLDWASSER, ORLY, with Matthias Muller. Prophets, Lovers and Giraffes: Wor(l)d Classification in Ancient Egypt. Gottinger Orientforschungen, Agypten, vol. 38. Wiesbaden; Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. Pp. xi + 152, xxiii + 46, illus. [euro]48 (paper).

    GRANDET, PIERRE. Catalogue des ostraca hieratiques non litteraires de Deir el-Medineh, vol. 9: Nos. 831-1000. Documents de Fouilles de l'IFAO, vol. 41. Cairo: Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 2003. Pp. xix + 448, illus. (paper).

    GREEN, ALBERTO R. W. The Storm-God in the Ancient Near East. Biblical and Judaic Studies from the University of California, San Diego, vol. 8. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Pp. xviii + 363. $42.50.

    GREENSPAHN, FREDERICK E. An Introduction to Aramaic. 2nd ed. SBL Resources for Biblical Studies, vol. 46. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003. Pp. xiv + 281. $47.95 (paper).

    GYSELEN, RIKA, ed. Charmes et sortileges: Magie et magicians. Res Orientales, vol. 14. Bures-sur-Yvette: Groupe pour l'Etude de la Civilisation du Moyen-Orient, 2002. Pp. 304.

    HANSEN, MOGENS HERMAN, ed. A Comparative Study of Six City-State Cultures: An Investigation Conducted by the Copenhagen Polis Centre. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2002. Pp. 144, illus.

    HARRIS, RIVKAH. Gender and Aging in Mesopotamia: The Gilgamesh Epic and Other Ancient Literature. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2003. Pp. xvi + 288. $24.95 (paper).

    HAUSLEITER, ARNULF; SUZANNE KERNER; and BERND MULLER-NEUHOF, eds. Material Culture and Mental Spheres: Rezeption archaologischer Denkrichtungen in der Vordercsiatischen Altertumskunde; Internationales Symposium fur Hans J. Nissen, Berlin 23-24 Juni 2000. Alter Orient und Altes Testament, vol. 293. Munster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2002. Pp. xii + 391.

    HAYES, KATHERINE M. "The Earth Mourns": Prophetic Metaphor and Oral Aesthetic. Academia Biblica, vol. 8. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002. Pp. xiv + 286. $39.95 (paper).

    HEGER, PAUL. The Pluralistic Halakhah: Legal Innovations in the Late Second Commonwealth and Rabbinic Periods. Studia Judaica, vol. 22. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. ix + 430. [euro]110.28.

    HENRY, ROGER. Synchronized Chronology: Rethinking Middle East Antiquity. New York: Algora, 2003. Pp. xi + 256 (paper).

    HILGERT, MARKUS, with Clemens D. Reichel. Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Amar-Suena. Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, vol. 2. Oriental Institute Publications, vol. 121. Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2003. Pp. xxxviii + 649, plates. $140. [Distrib. by David Brown Book Company, Oakville, Conn.]

    HOPKINS, DAVID C., ed. Across the Anatolian Plateau: Readings in the Archaeology of Ancient Turkey. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, vol. 57. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2002. Pp. ix + 209, illus. $84.95. [Distrib. by David Brown Book Company. Oakville, Conn.]

    HUBNER, ULRICH, and ERNST AXEL KNAUF, eds. Kein Land fur sich allein: Studien zum Kulturkontakt in Kanaan, Israel/Palastina und Ebirnari fur Manfred Weippert zum 65. Geburtstag. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, vol. 186. Freiburg: Universitatsverlag, 2002. Pp. viii + 331, illus. FS98.

    HURTADO, LARRY W. Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003. Pp. xxii + 746. $55.

    IMHAUSEN, ANNETTE. Agyptische Algorithmen: Eine Untersuchung zu den mittelagyptischen mathematischen Aufgabentexten. Agyptologische Abhandlungen, vol. 65. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2003. Pp. xi + 387. [euro]58 (paper).

    IZRE'EL, SHLOMO, ed. Semitic Linguistics: The State of the Art at the Turn of the 21 st Century. Israel Oriental...

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