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  • 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

  • Ancient Trade Routes (Chapters)

    Mention has already been made of the fact that the territory occupied by the Israelites formed a land‐bridge through which routes from Africa and ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Arabia (A-Z entry)

    Arabia is a large, predominately arid peninsula bounded on the east by Mesopotamia and the Persian Gulf, on the north by the Mediterranean coastal ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Artemis of the Ephesians (A-Z entry)

    Artemis was the Greek goddess of the woods and hunting, as well as the patron of women in childbirth, identified with the Roman goddess ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • beggar (A-Z entry)

    Illness or some physical disability such as blindness and lameness made it impossible to earn a living; recourse to people's charity was the only ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Capitalism (A-Z entry)

    Any contemporary consideration of the Bible, ethics, and capitalism must begin with the recognition of the global ascendancy of capitalism. Capitalism is the dominant ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Charity (A-Z entry)

    See Philanthropy ; and Virtues and Vices .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Classes (A-Z entry)

    See Social Classes .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Colonization (A-Z entry)

    The term colonization has strong semantic associations with imperialism, especially that of nineteenth-century Europe where colonies were the political, military, and economic possessions of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Communism (A-Z entry)

    In the twentieth century, the idea of communism came to be identified with the development of a bureaucratic and totalitarian social order in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Consumerism (A-Z entry)

    See Economics .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • customs (A-Z entry)

    Under Roman jurisdiction there was a value‐added tax on goods, in Judaea payable to the Roman governor, or in Galilee to Herod Antipas . ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Debt (A-Z entry)

    See Economics .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • debt (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew laws on debt were humanitarian and recognized that falling into debt was a misfortune. All debts were to be cancelled every seven years ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Decapolis (A-Z entry)

    The Decapolis was a league of ten cities founded by Alexander the Great and his successors around 323 BCE . By the first century ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Decapolis (A-Z entry)

    ( Gk., “ten cities” ), an administrative district or region of Greek cities located in northern Transjordan, southern Syria, and northern Palestine. The original ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • denarius (A-Z entry)

    A silver coin which bore the image of the Roman emperor ( Mark 12: 16 ); it was equivalent to the Greek drachma as ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ebla Texts (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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