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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • American Center of Oriental Research (A-Z entry)

    Located in Amman, Jordan, the American Center of Oriental Research ( ACOR ) was established In 1968 , but its origins belong to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Institute for Maghreb Studies (A-Z entry)

    Founded In 1984 as a private, nonprofit association to foster research and promote scholarly cooperation between the United States and countries in North Africa ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Institute for Yemeni Studies (A-Z entry)

    Until the early 1970s, Yemen, land of the fabled Queen of Sheba and a rich source for classical and Islamic Near Eastern history, was ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Institute of Iranian Studies (A-Z entry)

    Established In 1967 as a nonprofit educational organization to encourage and facilitate Iranian studies, the American Institute of Iranian Studies was founded by a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Palestine Exploration Society (A-Z entry)

    A privately funded society for the geographical and archaeological exploration of the Holy Land, the American Palestine Exploration Society ( APES ) was founded ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Research Center in Egypt (A-Z entry)

    Founded In 1948 , the American Research Center in Egypt ( ARCE ) is an organization that assists American institutions conducting archaeological projects in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Research Institute in Turkey (A-Z entry)

    Americans have participated in the archaeological exploration of Turkey since the 1881 – 83 excavations at Assos in the Troad, sponsored by the Archaeological ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American School of Oriental Research in Baghdad (A-Z entry)

    The idea of an American school of Mesopotamian archaeology in Baghdad was proposed In 1913 by George Aaron Barton to the Archaeological Institute of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • American Schools of Oriental Research (A-Z entry)

    The history and tradition of the American Schools of Oriental Research ( ASOR ) are linked to the parent societies that called for its ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Authors, Books, and Readers in the Ancient World (Chapters)

    1. Old Testament Times (a) Mesopotamia Authors Putting one's name to a written text may indicate presence as a witness, or agreement as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • bank (A-Z entry)

    Banking institutions did not exist in Israel for safeguarding people's money or possessions or granting credit, but money could be deposited in the Temple ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • basilica (A-Z entry)

    a church built according to an ancient Roman plan, with a rectangular nave and a semicircular apse at one end; also, a Catholic ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Bishop (A-Z entry)

    In pre‐Christian and extra‐Christian usage the Greek word rendered “bishop,” episkopos , and its cognates, refers primarily to caring for something or someone. This ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • 1 Chronicles (Chapters)

    The Chronicler's Work As the introduction to this book notes ( OT, p. 435 ), the first book of Chronicles is part of a ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

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