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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

  • Abiathar (A-Z entry)

    A priest in the army of King David ( 2 Sam. 20: 25 ), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful bid for the throne against ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abijah (A-Z entry)

    The best-known of four OT characters of this name was the son and successor of Rehoboam . He was king of Judah ( 911 ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abimelech (A-Z entry)

    Son of Gideon (or Jerubbaal) and a concubine from Shechem . Upon the death of Gideon, Abimelech got himself proclaimed king at Shechem ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 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

  • Africa (A-Z entry)

    Names and Words for Africa. Africa appears throughout the Bible from Genesis 2.11–13 , where the sources of the Nile River are located in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Agag (A-Z entry)

    King of the Amalekites , whose life was spared by Saul after Israel's victory. For this act of mercy he was denounced by the ...

    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

  • 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 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

  • Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (A-Z entry)

    The W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research ( AIAR ) in Jerusalem is the oldest American research center for ancient Near Eastern studies ...

    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

  • 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

  • Alexander the Great (A-Z entry)

    ( 356 – 323 bce ) King of Macedon from 336 who conquered the Persian Empire. Greek culture then permeated the Mediterranean region and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Alexandrian Empire (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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