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Wroxeter: Ashes under Uricon

Roger H. White

This book reflects on how people over time have viewed the abandoned Roman city of Wroxeter in Shropshire. It responds to three main artistic outputs: poetry, images and texts. It explores what locals and visitors thought of the site over time, and considers how access to the site has altered, impacting on who visits and what is understood. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00

The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon: Coffin Texts Spells 154–160

Gyula Priskin

This book proposes that Coffin Texts spells 154–160, recorded at the beginning of the 2nd millennium BCE, form the oldest composition about the moon in ancient Egypt and, indeed, the world. Based on a new translation, the detailed analysis of these spells reveals that they provide a chronologically ordered account of the phenomena of a lunar month. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

‘Isaac went out to the field’: Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Cultures in Honor of Isaac Gilead

ed. Haim Goldfus et al.

‘Isaac went out to the field (Genesis 24:63)’ presents 28 articles honouring Professor Isaac Gilead on his 71st birthday. Papers on prehistoric and proto-historic archaeology reflect the focus of the honoree’s teaching and research, while other subjects including Biblical and Near Eastern studies explore Gilead’s other areas of interest. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens

ed. Christos S. Zerefos et al.

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria. READ MORE

Hardback: £68.00 | Open Access

At the Crossroads of Greco-Roman History, Culture, and Religion

ed. Sinclair W. Bell et al.

Papers in honour of Carin M. C. Green (1948-2015) are presented under 3 headings: (1) Greek philosophy, history, and historiography; (2) Latin literature, history, and historiography; and (3) Greco-Roman material culture, religion, and literature READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Languages, scripts and their uses in ancient North Arabia

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Most of the papers published in this volume were presented at a Special Session of the 51st Seminar for Arabian Studies (British Museum, August 2017) to celebrate the completion in the previous March of Phase 2 of the ‘Online Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient North Arabia’ (OCIANA). READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018

ed. Julian Jansen van Rensburg et al.

Humanities studies on the Arabian Peninsular including anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, epigraphy, ethnography, history, language, linguistics, literature, numismatics, theology, and more, from the earliest times to the present day or, in the fields of political and social history, to around the end of the Ottoman Empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 47 2017

ed. Julian Jansen van Rensburg et al.

Papers from the fiftieth meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research

ed. Mladen Tomorad et al.

This volume presents proceedings from the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists, Zagreb, Croatia 2015. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table

ed. Francesca Orestano et al.

Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and sifted through the judgement of the English editor, this volume traces a curious history of English literature, from the tasty and spicy recipes of the Middle Ages down to very recent times. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Languages of Southern Arabia

ed. Orhan Elmaz et al.

The special session in 2013, Languages of Southern Arabia, was the fifth in the Seminar for Arabian Studies special session series. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 44 2014

ed. Robert Hoyland et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2013. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 43 2013

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2012. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 42 2012

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2011 READ MORE

Paperback: £67.00

The Nabataeans in Focus: Current Archaeological Research at Petra

ed. Laila Nehmé et al.

Proceedings of the special session held during the Seminar for Arabian Studies 2011. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 41 2011

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2010. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

The Development of Arabic as a Written Language

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the special session held during the Seminar for Arabian Studies 2009. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 40 2010

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2009. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 39 2009

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2008. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 38 2008

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2007. READ MORE

Paperback: £49.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 37 2007

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2006. READ MORE

Paperback: £47.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 36 2006

ed. Rob Carter et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2005. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 35 2005

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2004. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 34 2004

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2003. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 33 2003

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2002. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 26 1996

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1995. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 20 1990

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1989. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 17 1987

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1986. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 15 1985

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1984. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 9 1979

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1978. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 6 1976

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1975. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 1-3 1971

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1968-1970. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00