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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

  • Acts (Chapters)

    Before Beginning … Acts continues the story that began with Luke's Gospel. What began with Jesus' life did not end on Easter. God's plan ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • African American Traditions and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Introduction: Reading the Bible = Reading the Self and the World. African Americans' engagement of the Bible is complex and dynamic. It is a ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Akkadian (A-Z entry)

    the language of the Assyrian and Babylonian empires. Akkadian is a Semitic language related to Hebrew, and is written in cuneiform, wedge‐shaped writing, ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • 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

  • Alien (A-Z entry)

    Also translated “sojourner,” “resident alien,” and “stranger,” an alien (Hebr. gēr ) is technically a person in a community who is not part of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • aliens (A-Z entry)

    Aliens, or strangers sojourning in the land, were supposed to be treated generously ( Exod. 22: 21 ; 23: 9 ). But neighbours across ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • alliances (A-Z entry)

    In spite of the sense of a specially chosen people, foreign alliances were negotiated by Solomon ( 1 Kgs. 5: 1–12 ) and Ahab ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amalek (A-Z entry)

    One of Israel's most unrelenting enemies, at least in the early periods, Amalek is first referred to in Abraham's day, in Genesis 14.7 , ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Amalekites (A-Z entry)

    A nomadic people, whose ancestor was regarded by the Hebrews as Esau ( Gen. 36: 15–16 ), and who occupied part of the Promised ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 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)

    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

  • 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

  • Ammonites (A-Z entry)

    Inhabitants of land east of the River Jordan (= modern state of Jordan, whose capital is Amman): there was intermittent warfare between Israel and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amorites (A-Z entry)

    The Amorites were among the original inhabitants of Canaan before the Israelite conquest , along with Hittites , Canaanites, Jebusites , and others ( ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Amorites (A-Z entry)

    The term Amorite is the English rendering of the Hebrew word 'ĕmorî , which is derived in turn from the Akkadian Amurrūm or Amurr-ī-um ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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