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Books Received


I. Ancient Near East

ADIEGO, IGNACIO J. The Carian Language. Handbook of Oriental Studies, vol. 1/86- Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. xiii + 518, plates. $236.

AMIDON, PHILIP R., S.J., tr. Philostorgius: Church History. Writings from the Greco-Roman World, vol. 23. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. xxv + 284. $34.95 (paper).

ANDERSON, PAUL N.; FELIX JUST; and TOM THATCHER, eds. John, Jesus, and History, vol. 1: Critical Appraisals of Critical Views. SBL Symposium Series, vol. 44. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. viii + 346. $37.95 (paper).

ASCALONE, ENRICO. Mesopotamia: Assyrians, Sumerians, Babylonians, tr. Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia. Dictionaries of Civilization, vol. 1. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press, 2007. Pp. 368, illus. $24.95 (paper).

ASCHENBACH, REINHARD; MARTIN ARNETH; and ECKART OTTO. Toro in der Hebraischen Bibel: Studien zur Redaktionsgeschichte und synchronen Logik diakronischer Transformationen. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte, vol. 7. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2007. Pp. viii + 387. [euro]78.

AVALOS, HECTOR; SARAH J. MELCHER; and JEREMY SCHIPPER, eds. This Abled Body: Rethinking Disabilities in Biblical Studies. Semeia Studies, vol. 55. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. ix + 244. $29.95 (paper).

BEN-TOR, DAPHNA. Scarabs, Chronology, and Interconnections: Egypt and Palestine in the Second Intermediate Period. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, Series Archaeologica, vol. 27. Freiburg: Academic Press, 2007. Pp. xv + 211, plates. FS 140.

BERQUIST, JOHN L., ed. Approaching Yehud: New Approaches to the Study of the Persian Period. Semeia Studies, vol. 50. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. ix + 249. $29.95 (paper).

BICHLER, REINHOLD. Historiographie--Ethnographie--Utopie: Gesammelte Schriften, Teil 1: Studien zu Herodots Kunst der Historie, ed. Robert Rollinger. Philippika, Marburger altertumskundliche Abhandlungen, vol. 18.1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2007. Pp. 274. [euro]48 (paper).

BICKEL, SUSANNE; SILVIA SCHROER; RENE SCHURTE; and CHRISTOPH UEHLINGER, eds. Bilder als Quellen/Images as Sources: Studies on Ancient Near Eastern Artefacts and the Bible Inspired by the Work of Othmar Keel. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, special volume. Freiburg: Academic Press, 2007. Pp. xx + 560, plates. FS 159.

BINGEN, JEAN. Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture, ed. and tr. Robert S. Bagnall. Hellenistic Culture and Society. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press, 2007. Pp. xx + 303, illus. $24.95 (paper).

BOCCACCINI, GABRIELE, ed. Enoch and the Messiah Son of Man: Revisiting the Book of Parables. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2007. Pp. xv + 539. $50 (paper).

BOCK, BARBARA. Das Handbuch Mussu'u. "Einreibung": Eine Serie sumerischer und akkadischer Beschworungen aus dem 1. Jt. vor Chr. Biblioteca del Proximo Oriente Antiguo, vol. 3. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 2007. Pp. 346, plates.

BODA, MARK J.; DANIEL K. FALK; and RODNEY A. WERLINE, eds. Seeking the Favor of God, volume 2: The Development of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism. Early Judaism and Its Literature, vol. 22. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. xv + 281. $39.95 (paper).

BOER, ROLAND, ed. Bakhtin and Genre Theory in Biblical Studies. Semeia Studies, vol. 63. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007. Pp. viii + 238. $25.95 (paper).

BOHAS, GEORGES, and MIHAI DAT. Une theorie de l'organisation du lexique des langues semitiques: Matrices et etymons. Collection Languages. Lyon: ENS Editions, 2007. Pp. 235 (paper).

BONACOSSI, DANIELE MORANDI, ed. Urban and Natural Landscapes of an Ancient Syrian Capital: Settlement and Environment at Tell/Mishrifeh/Qatna and in Central-Western Syria. …

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