4 edition of The care of the elderly in the ancient Near East found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited] by Marten Stol and Sven P. Vleeming.|
|Series||Studies in the history and culture of the ancient Near East,, vol. xiv, Studies in the history and culture of the ancient Near East ;, v. 14.|
|Contributions||Stol, Marten., Vleeming, S. P.|
|LC Classifications||KMC181 .C37 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||280 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||280|
|LC Control Number||98012595|
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It is a primary source book presenting new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, and other related materials. It helps readers to understand the historical context of the Near East. It covers the period from the earliest historical and literary texts (c B.C.) to the latest Hellenistic historians who. In the history of the ancient Near East two strik ing Dark Ages have occurred. They occurred more or less simultaneously (within the limits of current dating accuracy) over a wide area extending at least from Greece to Mesopotamia and Elam, from Ana tolia to Egypt, and probably beyond. In Egypt, where the chronology is best established, the.
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The care of the elderly in the ancient Near East. [Marten Stol; S P Vleeming;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items 'The reader will find highly informative and informed discussions of the problem posed by the book.
We thank the authors and editors for this fine work.'Marc Van De Mieroop, Bibliotheca. The Care of the Elderly in the Ancient Near East (Studies in the History & Culture of the Ancient Near East) Library Binding – 26 Mar. by Marten Stol (Author), Sven P. Vleeming (Author), Raymond Westbrook (Introduction) & 0 moreAuthor: Marten Stol, Sven P.
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SN - SN - T3 - Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East. BT - The Care of the Elderly in the Ancient Near East. PB - Brill. CY - Leiden. ER -Cited by: 4. It covers, naturally, the ancient near east, the Mesopotamians to the Persians inclusive.
I do, however, have reservations about the book, namely because the author is quite antagonistic to religion. The text includes beautifully-phrased hostilities such as, "Atonism quickly took on the intolerance perculiar to religions focusing on one god Cited by: 2. D. Potts is the Edwin Cuthbert Hall Professor of Middle Eastern Archaeology at The University of Sydney.
He is the author of The Archaeology of Elam (), Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran,Volume III: The Third Millennium (), Mesopotamia, Iran and Arabia from the Seleucids to the Sasanians () and founding editor of the journal Arabian Archaeology & Epigraphy.
A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great. Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians Places particular emphasis on social and cultural history Covers the legacy of the Ancient Near East 4/5(1).
A comprehensive and authoritative overview of ancient material culture from the late Pleistocene to Late Antiquity Features up-to-date surveys and the latest information from major new excavations such as Qatna (Syria), Göbekli Tepe (Turkey) Includes a diverse range of perspectives by senior, mid-career and junior scholars in Europe, USA, Britain, Australia, and the Middle East for a.
A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great.
Written by leading experts, the book examines all the major civilizations of the region, including the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites Reviews: 2. Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament.
A Paper Submitted to Dr. Kristi Miller of the Liberty University Theological Seminary In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course Old Testament Introduction: OBST CO4-LUO in the Division of Old Testament.
Many characters from the elderly community populate the plot of the book. This book focuses on connecting the lives of people in elderly living community centers. This book can be one of the books elderly should read to understand the characters we meet in life. Making Rounds With Oscar: The Extraordinary gift of an ordinary cat- David Dosa.
A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East is a comprehensive and authoritative overview of ancient material culture from the late Pleistocene to Late Antiquity. This expansive two-volume work includes sixty new essays from an international community of Ancient Near East.
Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations. Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors.
The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population. Near easterN archaeology () A Companion to the Ancient Near East Edited by Daniel C.
Snell. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, Xix + pages, 15 figs, 5 maps. Paper $, ISBN A Companion to the Ancient Near East, Blackwell’s third addition to its.
The best books on Ancient Near Eastern Histories ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Find the best commentary on Ancient Near Eastern Histories. To return to the care of the elderly in Greece, special attention was paid to the disabled - and here I quote from Robert Garland's excellent book on "THE DAILY LIFE OF THE.
ANCIENT GREEK." Even in the aristocratic world evoked by the Homeric poems, the elderly seem to have been concerned about the degree of respect that they received from the.
In this sweeping overview of life in the ancient Near East, Daniel Snell surveys the history of the region from the invention of writing five thousand years ago to Alexander the Great’s conquest in B.C.E.
The book is the first comprehensive history of the social and economic conditions affecting ordinary people and of the relations Reviews: The study of Old Testament backgrounds has gained increasing prominence in biblical scholarship.
The excavations of ANE libraries and the decryption of ancient languages have produced many pieces of literature revealing great similarities to the biblical accounts of Creation, the Fall, the Flood, the patriarchs, and the Tower of addition to this literature, archeological dig sites.
Book Description: This anthology brought together the most important historical, legal, mythological, liturgical, and secular texts of the ancient Near East, with the purpose of providing a rich contextual base for understanding the people, cultures, and literature of the Old Testament.
Implications for Biblical Perspectives on Aging. Chapter 1. Aging Experiences and the Bible. Chapter 2. Attitudes Toward the Elderly in the Ancient Near East.
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From a book full of valuable information and insights, a look at just two topics may help indicate that further reading will be well rewarded. Walton surveys the symbolism and functions of temples for ancient Near Eastern peoples and finds help there for understanding the significance of the Garden of Eden.
From Palestine to Iran and from Alexander the Great to Zechariah, Who's Who in the Ancient Near East presents a unique and comprehensive reference guide for all those with an interest in the ancient history of the area.
A comprehensive glossary, chronological charts, maps and bibliographical information complement the biographical s: 7.Books shelved as ancient-near-east: The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous, Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others by Anonymous.