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    ANDO, CLIFFORD, and SETH RICHARDSON, eds. Ancient States and Infrastructural Power: Europe, Asia, and America. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. vi + 309, Mus. $69.95.

    ARNOLD, BILL T, and BRENT A. STRAWN, eds. The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016. Pp. xxvii + 531, illus. $49.99.

    AYALI-DARSHAN, NOGA. Treading on the Back of the Sea: The Combat between the Storm-god and the Sea in Ancient Near Eastern Literature. Biblical Encyclopedia Library, vol. 33. Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 2016. Pp. viii + 405 (paper). (Hebrew)

    BAFFIONI, CARMELA; ANNA PASSONI DELL'ACQUA; ROSA BIANCA FINAZZI; and EMIDO VERGANI, eds. Bibbia e corano: Edizioni e ricezioni. Orientalia Ambrosiana, vol. 5. Milan: Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 2016. Pp. vii + 327. [euro]30 (paper).

    BAKER, HEATHER D. Neo-Assyrian Specialists: Crafts, Offices, and Other Professional Designations. The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. 4, pt. 1, Professions Index. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2017. Pp. xvii + 397. $94 (paper). [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind.]

    BARANOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF J. The Verb in the Amarna Letters from Canaan. Languages of the Ancient Near East, vol. 6. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2016. Pp. xiii + 278. $69.50.

    BECK, SUSANNE; BURKHARD BACKES; I-TING LIAO; HENRIKE SIMON; and ALEXANDRA VERBOVSEK, eds. Gebauter Raum: Architektur--Landschaft-Mensch. Beitrage des fiinften Munchner Arbeitskreises Junge Aegyptologie (MAJA 5), 12.12 bis 14.12.2014. Gottinger Orientforschungen, Agypten, vol. 62. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. 224, illus. [euro]54 (paper).

    BECKER, ADAM H. Revival and Awakening: American Evangelical Missionaries in Iran and the Origins of Assyrian Nationalism. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. xviii + 432, illus. $32.50 (paper).

    BEIGEL, THORSTEN, and SABINE MANGOLD-WILL, eds. Wilhelm II: Archaologie und Politik urn 1900. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. Pp. 140, illus. [euro]39 (paper).

    BlCHLER, REINHOLD. Historiographie--Ethnographie-Utopie. Gesammelte Schriften, Teil 4: Studien zur griechischen Historiographie. Edited by ROBERT ROLLINGER and KAI RUFFING. Philippika, vol. 18,4. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. ix + 271. [euro]48 (paper).

    BRIANT, PIERRE. Kings, Countries, Peoples: Selected Studies on the Achaemenid Empire. Translated by AMELIE KUHRT. Oriens at Occidens, vol. 26. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. Pp. xxv + 633. [euro]99.

    BUDIN, STEPHANIE LYNN, and JEAN MACINTOSH TURFA, eds. Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World. Rewriting Antiquity. London: Routledge, 2016. Pp. xxxvi + 1074, illus. $240.

    BULL, ROBERT JEHU. The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima. The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports, vol. 2. American Schools of Oriental Research, Archaeological Reports, vol. 25. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2017. Pp. xiii + 100, illus. $74.95. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, Conn.]

    BURKE, TONY, and BRENT LANDAU, eds. New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 1. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2016. Pp. 1 + 585. $75.

    CELIK, ZEYNEP. About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2016. Pp. xi + 268, illus. $27.95 (paper).

    CHADWICK, HENRY. Selected Writings. Edited by WILLIAM G RUSCH. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 347. $60.

    COLLINS, JOHN J. Scriptures & Sectarianism: Essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2016. Pp. xii + 329. $45 (paper).

    COLLINS, JOHN J.; T. M. LEMOS; and SAUL M. OLYAN, eds. Worship, Women, and War: Essays in Honor of Susan Niditch. Brown Judaic Studies, vol. 357. Providence: Brown Univ. Program in Judaic Studies, 2015. Pp. ix + 320. $59.95. [Distributed by SBL Press, Atlanta.]

    CREASMAN, PEARCE PAUL, and RICHARD H. WILKINSON, eds. Pharaoh's Land and Beyond: Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 347, illus. $39.95.

    CURTIS, VESTA SARKHOSH; ELIZABETH J. PENDLETON; MICHAEL ALRAM; and TOURAJ DARYEE, eds. The Parthian and Early Sassanian Empires: Adaptation and Expansion. The British Institute of Persian Studies Archaeological Monographs Series, vol. 5. Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2016. Pp. x + 132, illus. $55.

    ELAYI, JOSETTE. Sargon II, King of Assyria. Archaeology and Biblical Studies, vol. 22. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 280. $41.95 (paper).

    FALES, FREDERICK MARIO, and GIULIA FRANCESCA GRASSI. L'aramaico antico: Storia, grammatica, testi commentati. Udine: Forum, 2016. Pp. 315, illus. [euro]35 (paper).

    GALLARRETA, JOSE E. BALCELLS. Household & Family Religion in Persian-Period Judah--An Archaeological Approach. Ancient Near East Monographs, vol. 18. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 192. $33.95 (paper).

    GODDEERIS, ANNE. The Old Babylonian Legal and Administrative Texts in the Hilprecht Collection Jena, pt. 1: Texts, Seal Impressions, Studies; pt. 2: Indexes, Bibliography, Plates, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. xiii + 539, 146 pls., CDROM. [euro]198.

    GROSSMAN, EITAN; PETER DILS; TONIO SEBASTIAN RICHTER; and WOLFGANG SCHENKEL, eds. Greek Influence on Egyptian-Coptic. Lingua Aegyptia, Studia Monographica, vol. 17. Hamburg: Widmaier Verlag, 2017. Pp. viii + 533, illus. [euro]89.

    GYSELEN, RIKA, ed. Words and Symbols: Sasanian Objects and the Tabarestan Archive. Res Orientales, vol. 24. Bures-sur-Yvette: Groupe pour l'Etude de la Civilisation du Moyen-Orient, 2016. Pp. 192. [euro]85. [Distributed by Peeters Press, Leuven.]

    HAGEN, FREDRIK, and KIM RYHOLT. The Antiquities Trade in Egypt 1880-1930: The H.O. Lange Papers. Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica, 4, vol. 8. Copenhagen: Danish Royal Academy, 2016. Pp. 335, illus. (paper).

    HENKELMAN, WOUTER F. M., and CELINE REDARD, eds. Persian Religion in the Achaemenid Period. Classica et Orientalia, vol. 16. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. Pp. 496, illus. [euro]98.

    JAILLARD, DOMINIQUE, and CHRISTOPHE NIHAN, eds. Writing Laws in Antiquity. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte, vol. 19. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. Pp. 170. [euro]58.

    KAHL, JOCHEM; NADINE DEPPE; DORA GOLDSMITH; ANDREA KILIAN; CHIORI KJTAGAWA; JAN MOJE; and MONIKA ZOLLER-ENGELHARDT. Asyut, Tomb III: Objects, pt. 1: The Asyut Project, vol. 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. xxii + 355, illus., 4 plates. [euro]98.

    KARLSSON, MATTIAS. Alterity in Ancient Assyrian Propaganda. State Archives of Assyria Studies, vol. 26. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2017. Pp. xiv + 143, illus. $49 (paper). [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind.]

    KESSLER, RAINER; WALTER SOMMERFELD; and LESLIE TRAMONTI, eds. State Formation and State Decline in the Near and Middle East. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. i + 197. [euro]48 (paper).

    KlTAGAWA, CHIORI. The Tombs of the Dogs at Asyut: Faunal Remains and Other Selected Objects. The Asyut Project, vol. 9. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. viii + 195, illus. [euro]78.

    LEONARD, ALBERT, JR. Kataert es-Samra, Jordan: The 1985 Excavation and Survey. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, vol. 71. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2017. Pp. xiv + 138, illus. $74.95. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, Conn.]

    LION, BRIGITTE, and CECILE MICHEL, eds. The Role of Women in Work and Society in the Ancient Near East. Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records, vol. 13. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016. Pp. xi + 574, illus. [euro]140.14.

    LOISEL, ANNE-CAROLINE RENDU. Les Chantes du monde: Le pay sage sonore de I'ancienne Mesopotamia Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Midi, 2016. Pp. 276, illus. [euro]24 (paper).

    LOMBARDI, ALESSANDRA. South Arabian Funerary Stelae from the British Museum Collection. Arabia Antica, vol. 11. Rome: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 2016. Pp. 202, illus. [euro]120.

    MARTIN, S. REBECCA. The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. 282, illus. $59.95.

    MILSTEIN, SARA J. Tracking the Master Scribe: Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xviii + 241.$99.

    MORROW, WILLIAM S. An Introduction to Biblical Law. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. xvi + 270. $24 (paper).

    NOCQUET, DANY R. La Samarie, la Diaspora et I'achevement de la Torah: Territorialites et internationalites dans VHexateuque. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, vol. 284. Fribourg: Academic Press, 2017. Pp. ix + 354. 108 CHE

    OLMO LETE, GREGORIO DEL. Estudios de intertextualidad semitica noroccidental: Hebreo y ugaritico. Barcino Monographica Orientalia, vol. 3. Barcelona: Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2015. Pp. 523.

    __________Estudios de linguistica ugaritica: Una seleccion. Aula Orientalis-Supplementa, vol. 30. Barcelona: Editorial Ausa, 2016. Pp. ii + 383.

    OLYAN, SAUL M. Friendship in the Hebrew Bible. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiii + 191. $50.

    OTTERVANGER, BARUCH. The Poor Man of Nippur. State Archives of Assyria Cuneiform Texts, vol. 12. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2016. Pp. xxvi + 61. $20 (paper). [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind.]

    PARPOLA, SlMO. Assyrian Royal Rituals and Cultic Texts. State Archives of Assyria, vol. 20. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2017. Pp. xciv + 242, illus., 12 pits. $89.50 (paper). [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Ind.]

    PAYNE, ANNICK, and JORIT WINTJES. Lords of Asia Minor: An Introduction to the Lydians. Philippika, vol. 93. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. x + 144, illus. [euro]29.80 (paper).

    RAUE, DIETRICH, ed. Inschriften im Agyptischen Museum--Georg Steindorff--der Universitat Leipzig. Berlin...

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