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  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750 ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan ibn Muhammad , on ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • AD (A-Z entry)

    Latin, anno domini , ‘in the year of the Lord’, commonly used by Christians to indicate dates, from the supposed date of the birth ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Akkadians (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadians (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadians (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    Although the origin of the term is unknown, Akkadians refers to a Semitic-speaking people living in northern Babylonia in about 2400 – 2100 bce ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alexander's Empire and its Aftermath: The Hellenistic Period (Chapters)

    It was the rise to power of Alexander the Great of Macedon which brought about the downfall of the Persian Empire. In 334 he ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Amarna Letters (A-Z entry)

    Akkadian cuneiform tablets from the period of 1350 bce or slightly earlier, containing diplomatic correspondence from the reigns of Pharaohs Amenophis III and ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ammon (A-Z entry)

    Ammon and the Ammonites make up one of the national groups east of the Jordan River mentioned by the Bible as enemies or subjects ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ammon (A-Z entry)

    A tribal state located to the east of the Jordan River ( Map 1:Y‐Z4 ) that played a marginally significant role in the history ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • ʾamoraʾ (A-Z entry)

    (Aram. “speaker”; pl. ʾamora ʾ im ) a rabbinic teacher of the talmudic period. The name is used in both Babylonia and the ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies: Egypt (Chapters)

    1. Introduction: Beginnings Before 1800, no accurate first-hand knowledge of Egypt's ancient remains was available to compare with biblical mentions of that land and ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies: Mesopotamia (Chapters)

    The idea that understanding of the Hebrew Bible can be helped by study of other ancient Near Eastern documents is nothing new. In the ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Apocalyptic Literature (A-Z entry)

    The words “apocalyptic” and “apocalypse” (from a Greek root meaning “to uncover,” “to reveal”) are terms that came to be used from the second ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Archaeology (Chapters)

    This article examines archaeology's impact on biblical scholarship, especially over the last two centuries. It describes the Christian pilgrims, explorers, travellers, map-makers, and military ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Archaeology in the Ancient Near East (Chapters)

    The World of the Bible It is thanks in part to the numerous archaeological excavations and surveys that the wider world of the Bible ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • The Assyrian Empire (Chapters)

    Much of our knowledge of the Assyrians comes from records they left behind, in particular through royal annals. In using these records, it is ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Babylonia (A-Z entry)

    a Mesopotamian world power. It often competed against Assyria, which it conquered in 612 bce. Its major city was Babylon, Akkadian for “gate ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • The Babylonian Empire (Chapters)

    The Beginning of the Neo‐Babylonian (Chaldean) Empire The Babylonians, more correctly called the Neo‐Babylonians or Chaldeans to distinguish them from an earlier era of ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Babylonian exile (A-Z entry)

    the forced relocation of some of the population of Judah, perhaps the ruling portion of it, after the conquest by Babylonia in 597–586 ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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