This quantity comprises the papers of a workshop on Jewish epigraphy in antiquity equipped at Utrecht college in 1992. one of the members have been collaborators of the Cambridge Jewish Inscriptions undertaking and of the Tubinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients venture. very important facets of old Jewish inscriptions are highlighted within the papers, just like the connection among documentary and literary texts. numerous papers specialise in facets of the background of Jewish groups within the diaspora. experts in Jewish epigraphy will locate surveys of components of the corpus of Jewish inscriptions (curse inscriptions, metrical epitaphs, alphabet-inscriptions) and discussions of a few mounted critiques, and Jewish inscriptions are mentioned in a much broader literary and historic contexts as well."
Richard H. Popkin has already been celebrated in Festschriften as one of many century's maximum historians of philosophy. This most up-to-date ebook, whose editors have been between those that ready the 1st volumes, facilities on Popkin's an important function in bringing jointly students from world wide in an extended sequence of educational meetings and realized conferences which helped remodel the sphere from certainly one of solitary endeavour right into a 'Republic of Letters'. "Publications by means of Richard H. Popkin": Isaac l. a. Peyrere (1596-1676): His lifestyles, paintings and impact, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 08157 four "Edited by means of Y. Kaplan, H. Mechoulan and R.H. Popkin," Menasseh ben Israel and his global, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 09114 6 3rd strength in Seventeenth-Century concept, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 09324 nine "Martin I.J. Griffin Jr. Annotated via Richard H. Popkin. Edited by way of Lila Freedman," Latitudinarianism within the Seventeenth-Century Church of britain, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 09653 zero "Edited via Richard H. Popkin and Arjo Vanderjagt," Scepticism and Irreligion within the 17th and Eighteenth Centuries, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 09596 zero "Edited by way of Martin Mulsow and Richard H. Popkin," Latitudinarianism within the Seventeenth-Century Church of britain, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 12883 five "Edited via R.H. Popkin," Millenarianism and Messianism in English Literature and proposal 1650-1800, ISBN: 978 ninety 04 08513 eight (Out of print)"
By Tony Morgan
A very good creation for retail scholars, this e-book bargains a simple reference consultant to all facets of visible promoting and covers either window dressing and in-store components. utilizing examples from various retailers, from style emporia to small shops, the booklet bargains sensible recommendation at the topic, supported through tricks and counsel from confirmed visible merchandisers.
It unearths the secrets and techniques in their toolkit and data at the use of mannequins, the newest expertise, and the way to build and resource props, and explains the psychology at the back of purchasing and purchaser habit. This new version includes new case reports, up to date photos, and new fabric on electronic and interactive visible merchandising.
Presented via colour photos, diagrams of flooring layouts, and shop case reports, and together with precious info equivalent to a word list of phrases utilized in the undefined, Visual Merchandising is an important guide for someone operating in and studying approximately this interesting zone.
This article bargains with the ecological facets of polymer flame retardation. An advent describing the ecological challenge of flame retardation purposes is by way of a few normal innovations of polymer combustion. next chapters take care of tools for estimating polymer flammability, the mode of motion of recent flame retardants, and ecological issues of the main used halogenated flame retardants. the ultimate bankruptcy includes feedback for and reviews of ecologically pleasant different types of flame retardants, akin to low melting glass structures, polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, natural char formers and silicon-inorganic platforms.
To mark the recent millennium, "Virtual historical past and the Bible" asks the place we're on the "fin de siecle" and the way we obtained that approach. What if vital occasions in historical background had grew to become out otherwise? How varied may well the current century be? What if Merneptah s scribes have been telling the reality after they claimed, "Israel has been laid waste?" What if the exodus and conquest had fairly occurred? What if we had no Assyrian account of Sennacherib s 3rd crusade or the palace reliefs depicting his catch of Lachish? What if the Chronicler did use the Deuteronomistic background? What if Luke had by no means met Theophilus? What if Paul had travelled east instead of west? this isn't myth or fiction. The 16 essays during this quantity, through eminent historians of the Bible, interact in critical scholarly inquiry into substitute historic situations and their power outcomes. the result's a trenchant demonstration of the methods historians set approximately operating with the facts with a purpose to reconstruct the previous. members Keith W. Whitelam, Lester L. Grabbe, Susan Ackerman, Thomas L. Thompson, Ernst Axel Knauf, Ehud Ben Zvi, Diana Edelman, Robert P. Carroll, Niels Peter Lemche, Joseph Blenkinsopp, A. Graeme Auld, Philip R. Davies, Loveday C. A. Alexander, Richard Bauckham, John Dominic Crossan, Pheme Perkins."
By Nicola Schreiber
For nearly a century students were confused by way of Cypro-Phoenician (or Black-on-Red) pottery. during this significant research, Dr. Schreiber s examine, coupled together with her personal paintings within the box, resolves the pottery s beginning and offers a clean evaluate of the chronology of the quarter. Transporting perfumed oil round the Mediterranean and close to East, the pottery deals necessary clues to Iron Age exchange - delivery, cargoes, and buying and selling entrepots. Dr Schreiber investigates the resources of perfumed oil and the relative roles of Cyprus and Phoenicia in exchange to the Aegean islands. The booklet presents archaeologists and historians with a piece of key value in unravelling the human narrative of the early centuries of the first millennium BC."
Voices from the Desert is the 5th and concluding quantity of P. Marcel Kurpershoek’s Corpus Oral Poetry & Narratives from valuable Arabia. the 1st quantity seemed in 1994.
within the Preface the writer seems again on his nearly 20 years of involvement with Arabian oral tradition. He additionally discusses a few of the extraordinary beneficial properties of the traditions accumulated in those volumes, and their value in the broader political, social, and cultural context of the tribal procedure stretching from Yemen to the Anatolian highlands.
An creation is by means of a consolidated word list, comprising all facts accrued and built-in from the glossaries of the former 4 volumes. This difficult word list not just refers back to the transcribed unique texts in Volumes 1-4, however it has additionally been prolonged with many examples originating from corresponding Classical Arabic vocabulary, and extra Western assets.
additionally integrated are the 3 vital indices to the entire Corpus: the Index of matters, the Index of Tribal Names and the Index of right Names. a listing of Recordings completes this quantity. the unique recordings of the poets and transmitters, within the order of the broadcast textual content with an outline of the tracks’ contents, might be downloaded as MP3 documents from Brill educational Publishers’ website.
By Federico M Colautti
This booklet is ready Flavius Josephus' presentation of the ceremonial dinner of Passover in his works. the 1st half is an research of the texts within which Flavius Josephus mentions this ceremonial dinner in his paraphrase of the Bible. within the moment half, the references to Passover within the remainder of his works are thought of. The 3rd half is an try to contextualize the result of the 1st elements in his contemporaneus literature and historic occasions. Flavius Josephus is in general pointed out in a fragmentary manner. during this learn it really is attainable to discover a extra whole thought of his presentation of such a major get together. From it, either New testomony and Early Judaism students, may gain advantage through buying a extra accomplished perception of this topic and its context.
By Avinoam Shalem
Atmosphere a bunch of medieval carved ivory horns within the particular inventive and old context during which they have been synthetic, used and re-used, this e-book provides a mine of data for the learn of medieval background. the 1st chapters discover such technical points because the slicing and carving of oliphants, and in addition the wider problems with the morphology of ivory and its availability within the Mediterranean basin within the heart a long time. at the foundation of particular carving tools and ranging vocabulary of motifs, the oliphants are prepared into teams and their possible websites of construction are prompt. The center of this quantity, even if, is the try and position them of their particular old context. the aim in their mass-production, particularly their patronage and unique functionality, is explored, but in addition their reception and new capabilities within the church treasuries of Latin Europe is largely mentioned.
By Janet Howe Gaines
The short ebook of Jonah is the robust mite of scriptural narratives. the tale of the prophet swallowed through the enormous fish is easy adequate to please a toddler and complicated sufficient to confound a pupil. people hesitate and falter, like Jonah, while attempting to settle for or imitate a version of divine forgiveness. This publication culminates in a discussion, trained through the simplest of recent biblical scholarship, among Jonah and smooth dilemmas of forgiveness in money owed from the Jewish Holocaust and the South African fact and Reconciliation fee. the writer illumines Jonah's limitation with literature from Henri Nouwen to Herman Melville, from the Talmud to Greek delusion. Paperback version is out there from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).