Ancient Near Eastern Histories

A list of the best books on Ancient Near Eastern Histories ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.



All Books on Ancient Near Eastern Histories

Score Cover Author Title Pages Series Year Tags Links
From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire Briant, Pierre 1196 2002
Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization Kemp, Barry J. 368 1992
A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 - 323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World) Van De Mieroop, Marc 368 2006
Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization Oppenheim, A. Leo; Reiner, Erica 445 1977
The Hittites Gurney, O. R. 240 1991
The Ancient Near East: A History Hallo, William W. 319 1997
Peoples of the Old Testament World Hoerth, Alfred; Mattingly, Gerald L.; Yamauchi, Edwin M. 400 1998
The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East Von Soden, Wolfram 284 1994
Peoples of Old Testament Times (Society for Old Testament Studies) Wiseman, Donald J. 424 1973
Genesis Record, The: A Scientific and Devotional Commentary on the Book of Beginnings Morris, Henry M. 720 2009
Religions of the Ancient Near East (S.P.C.K. Large Paperbacks 28) Ringgren, Helmer 208 1976
Peoples of an Almighty God: Competing Religions in the Ancient World Goldstein, Jonathan A. 950 AYBRL 2002
By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon: Approaches to the Study of the Exile eds. Ahn, John J.; Middlemas, Jill A. 208 LHBOTS 2014
'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King' 'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King' Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature  Wyatt, Nicolas 312 SOTSMS 2005
Warfare in the Old Testament: The Organization, Weapons and Tactics of Ancient Near Eastern Armies Seevers, Boyd 320 2013
Focusing Biblical Studies: The Crucial Nature of the Persian and Hellenistic Periods: Essays in Honor of Douglas A. Knight Sasson, Jack M.; Davies, Philip R.; Lemche, Niels Peter; Finkelstein, Israel; Stone, Ken; Bidmead, Julye; Azzoni, Annalisa; Swanson, Kristin; Levine, Amy-Jill; Wilson, Robert McLachlan; Appler, Deborah A.; Anderson, Cheryl B.; Marbury, Herbert R.; Crenshaw, James L.; Gottwald, Norman K.; Koosed, Jennifer L.; Penchansky, David; Haas, Peter J. 224 LHBOTS 2014
The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods Niditch, Susan 208 AYBRL 2015
The Ammonites: Elites, Empires, and Sociopolitical Change (1000-500 BCE) Tyson, Craig W. 312 LHBOTS 2015
When Heroes Love: The Ambiguity of Eros in the Stories of Gilgamesh and David Ackerman, Susan 336 2005

Forthcoming Works

Year Author Title Series
forthcoming Crawford, Sidnie White The Damascus Document Hermeneia
forthcoming Rajak, Tessa; Pearce, Sarah J. K. The Letter of Aristeas Hermeneia
forthcoming Schuller, Eileen M. The Thanksgiving Scroll Hermeneia
forthcoming Zahn, Molly The Temple Scroll Hermeneia
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