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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

  • Adab (A-Z entry)

    mounds located in a desert area of southern Iraq about 40 km (25 mi.) due east of the modern town of Diwaniya and about ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Aegean Islands (A-Z entry)

    The purpose of this essay is to situate the Aegean Islands in their own social, economic and cultural milieu as well as in a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ahaz (A-Z entry)

    King of Judah , 735 – 715 bce . The Assyrians were dominant, and Syria and Ephraim resolved to arrest their eastward expansion and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • ῾Ajlun (A-Z entry)

    site located above Wadi Kafranja, one of three valleys between the two lakes which climb from the Jordan Valley up to the Transjordanian plateau ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkade (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    capital city, location unknown, of the Akkadian Empire ( c. 2290 – 2200 bce ), created and maintained by Sargon and his dynastic successors. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    The language of the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians of Mesopotamia, Akkadian, subsumes both Assyrian and Babylonian dialects within it. The earliest attested Semitic language, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • 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

  • Alalakh (A-Z entry)

    site located in the Turkish province of Hatay, near the mouth of the Orontes River, in the ῾Amuq plain (36°19′ N, 36°29′ E). The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alalakh Texts (A-Z entry)

    British-led archaeological teams, directed by C. Leonard Woolley from 1937 to 1939 and again from 1946 to 1949 , excavated more than 515 texts ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Aleppo (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    ( Ar., Ḥalab ), the second largest city in Syria, located in the northern part of the country (40°12′ N, 38°68′ 5″ E). It ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alexander III (“The Great”) (A-Z entry)

    Macedonian, born in 356 BCE . After the assassination of his father, Philip II , at Aegae in 336 , Alexander ascended to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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