Iran in the Ancient East by Herzfeld Ernst

By Herzfeld Ernst

Archeological reports offered within the Lowell Lectures at Boston.
The prehistoric period.
The sunrise of history.
The achaemenian period.
The arsacidan and sasanian classes.

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By Herzfeld Ernst

Archeological reports offered within the Lowell Lectures at Boston.
The prehistoric period.
The sunrise of history.
The achaemenian period.
The arsacidan and sasanian classes.

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A Passing Power: An Examination of the Sources for the by Sigurdur Hafthorsson

By Sigurdur Hafthorsson

The learn is an intensive exam of either textual and archaeological resources for the background of the dominion of Aram-Damascus.

This country used to be an Aramean nation focused round Damascus in Syria from ca. 1100 to 732 B.C. The textual resources for the research are inscriptions in Aramaic, Neo-Assyrian inscriptions, and the previous testomony. In past reviews, archaeology has been little utilized in tracing this country. This research provides an outline of excavations and surveys within the area round Damascus and the Golan.

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By Sigurdur Hafthorsson

The learn is an intensive exam of either textual and archaeological resources for the background of the dominion of Aram-Damascus.

This country used to be an Aramean nation focused round Damascus in Syria from ca. 1100 to 732 B.C. The textual resources for the research are inscriptions in Aramaic, Neo-Assyrian inscriptions, and the previous testomony. In past reviews, archaeology has been little utilized in tracing this country. This research provides an outline of excavations and surveys within the area round Damascus and the Golan.

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The Gulf Conflict and International Relations by Ken Matthews

By Ken Matthews

This ebook offers a complete research and overview of the key occasions and the top actors of the Gulf battle. Copies of key files and crucial real details increase an image of the realities of warfare within the heart East however the fabric is determined in a robust theoretical framework. this enables the writer to work out the clash in the context of the foreign process and to narrate it to the adjustments of the post-cold-war global. Matthews seems on the shifts in overseas order which dictated the character of the foreign reaction to the battle, but in addition on the new stipulations created by way of the battle itself. What scope is there for Arab socialism after the autumn of ecu socialism? Has the clash made Israel more advantageous or weaker? Can the UN be entrusted with the submit of world peace-keeper?

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By Ken Matthews

This ebook offers a complete research and overview of the key occasions and the top actors of the Gulf battle. Copies of key files and crucial real details increase an image of the realities of warfare within the heart East however the fabric is determined in a robust theoretical framework. this enables the writer to work out the clash in the context of the foreign process and to narrate it to the adjustments of the post-cold-war global. Matthews seems on the shifts in overseas order which dictated the character of the foreign reaction to the battle, but in addition on the new stipulations created by way of the battle itself. What scope is there for Arab socialism after the autumn of ecu socialism? Has the clash made Israel more advantageous or weaker? Can the UN be entrusted with the submit of world peace-keeper?

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Footprint Northern Pakistan by Dave Winter

By Dave Winter

Footprint go back and forth publications supply a refreshingly varied view and get tourists clear of the crowds and toward their vacation spot with extra element, extra neighborhood wisdom, and extra realizing of the tradition. jam-packed with sensible info, they supply every thing from serious eating place reports to energetic descriptions of all of the points of interest from the "must-see's" to the hidden gemstones. Footprint Northern Pakistan deals precise and informative insurance of 1 of Asia's such a lot interesting locations. good points contain a distinct part at the Karakoram road - the mind-blowing overland path from Pakistan to China; a wealth of ancient and cultural info, together with customs and etiquette; innovations for eating places and areas to stick for any finances; and transportation information and approximately eighty maps to assist tourists locate their approach. The advisor highlights actions reminiscent of vacationing the archeological ruins of Moenjedaro and Taxila, purchasing at bazaars, hiking via goat paths within the mountains, andfollowing the Silk street.

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By Dave Winter

Footprint go back and forth publications supply a refreshingly varied view and get tourists clear of the crowds and toward their vacation spot with extra element, extra neighborhood wisdom, and extra realizing of the tradition. jam-packed with sensible info, they supply every thing from serious eating place reports to energetic descriptions of all of the points of interest from the "must-see's" to the hidden gemstones. Footprint Northern Pakistan deals precise and informative insurance of 1 of Asia's such a lot interesting locations. good points contain a distinct part at the Karakoram road - the mind-blowing overland path from Pakistan to China; a wealth of ancient and cultural info, together with customs and etiquette; innovations for eating places and areas to stick for any finances; and transportation information and approximately eighty maps to assist tourists locate their approach. The advisor highlights actions reminiscent of vacationing the archeological ruins of Moenjedaro and Taxila, purchasing at bazaars, hiking via goat paths within the mountains, andfollowing the Silk street.

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A History of the Crusades, Volume V: The impact of the by Kenneth M. Setton, Norman P. Zacour, Harry W. Hazard

By Kenneth M. Setton, Norman P. Zacour, Harry W. Hazard

The six volumes of A historical past of the Crusades will stand because the definitive background of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views, and containing a wealth of data and research of the background, politics, economics, and tradition of the medieval global.

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By Kenneth M. Setton, Norman P. Zacour, Harry W. Hazard

The six volumes of A historical past of the Crusades will stand because the definitive background of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views, and containing a wealth of data and research of the background, politics, economics, and tradition of the medieval global.

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Classic Vegetarian Cooking: From the Middle East & North by Habeeb Salloum

By Habeeb Salloum

Nutrition and go back and forth author Salloum (From the Land of Figs and Olives) notes in his advent that heart jap and northerly African populations have trusted a vegetarian nutrition because the starting of civilization, regardless of the lamb and bird dishes which may spring to the brain of somebody with a nodding acquaintance (meat is a rarity usually reserved for certain occasions). surroundings the list instantly with over three hundred vegetarian dishes, Salloum's culinary journey supplies readers the opportunity to devour just like the locals do. whereas there are many recipes using universal elements (30 chickpea recipes, 19 eggplant dishes and a dozen that includes dates), Salloum additionally bargains strange mixtures resembling Pomegranate and Mushroom Soup and Tumeric-Flavored Eggs, utilizing garlic, cilantro and tomato as well as the delicate, noble spice ("much fashionable at delivery, marriage, and loss of life ceremonies). Pancakes are filled with a sweetened and spiced ricotta cheese or a walnut, cinnamon and sugar filling, then cooked and dipped in Qater, an easy syrup infused with orange flower water and lemon juice. together with the Arabic names for each dish and boasting recipes for home made yogurt, a number of takes on falafel and a mess of stews and soups, so much of which come jointly in mins, Salloum's assortment should be welcome, illuminating source for vegetarians and omnivores alike.

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By Habeeb Salloum

Nutrition and go back and forth author Salloum (From the Land of Figs and Olives) notes in his advent that heart jap and northerly African populations have trusted a vegetarian nutrition because the starting of civilization, regardless of the lamb and bird dishes which may spring to the brain of somebody with a nodding acquaintance (meat is a rarity usually reserved for certain occasions). surroundings the list instantly with over three hundred vegetarian dishes, Salloum's culinary journey supplies readers the opportunity to devour just like the locals do. whereas there are many recipes using universal elements (30 chickpea recipes, 19 eggplant dishes and a dozen that includes dates), Salloum additionally bargains strange mixtures resembling Pomegranate and Mushroom Soup and Tumeric-Flavored Eggs, utilizing garlic, cilantro and tomato as well as the delicate, noble spice ("much fashionable at delivery, marriage, and loss of life ceremonies). Pancakes are filled with a sweetened and spiced ricotta cheese or a walnut, cinnamon and sugar filling, then cooked and dipped in Qater, an easy syrup infused with orange flower water and lemon juice. together with the Arabic names for each dish and boasting recipes for home made yogurt, a number of takes on falafel and a mess of stews and soups, so much of which come jointly in mins, Salloum's assortment should be welcome, illuminating source for vegetarians and omnivores alike.

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Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran by Sussan Babaie

By Sussan Babaie

The Safavid dynasty represented the head of Iran’s energy and impact in its early smooth background. The proof of this – the production of a kingdom nation, army enlargement and luck, financial dynamism, and the beautiful artwork and structure of the interval – is famous. what's much less understood is the level to which the Safavid luck relied on an elite originating from open air Iran: the slaves of Caucasian descent and the Armenian retailers of Isfahan. This e-book describes how those elites, following their conversion to Islam, helped to remodel Isfahan’s city, creative and social panorama.

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By Sussan Babaie

The Safavid dynasty represented the head of Iran’s energy and impact in its early smooth background. The proof of this – the production of a kingdom nation, army enlargement and luck, financial dynamism, and the beautiful artwork and structure of the interval – is famous. what's much less understood is the level to which the Safavid luck relied on an elite originating from open air Iran: the slaves of Caucasian descent and the Armenian retailers of Isfahan. This e-book describes how those elites, following their conversion to Islam, helped to remodel Isfahan’s city, creative and social panorama.

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Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation (Voice

The profession of the West financial institution and Gaza has been one of many world's most generally mentioned but least understood human rights crises for over 4 many years. during this oral historical past assortment, women and men from Palestine—including a fisherman, a cost administrator, and a marathon runner—describe of their personal phrases how their lives were formed by way of the historical challenge. different narrators include:
ABEER, a tender journalist from Gaza urban who introduced her occupation via overlaying bombing raids at the Gaza Strip.
IBTISAM, the director of a multi-faith children's middle within the West financial institution whose dream of beginning a related middle in Gaza has to this point been hindered by means of border closures.
GHASSAN, an Arab-Christian physics professor and activist from Bethlehem who co-founded the foreign harmony Movement.

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The profession of the West financial institution and Gaza has been one of many world's most generally mentioned but least understood human rights crises for over 4 many years. during this oral historical past assortment, women and men from Palestine—including a fisherman, a cost administrator, and a marathon runner—describe of their personal phrases how their lives were formed by way of the historical challenge. different narrators include:
ABEER, a tender journalist from Gaza urban who introduced her occupation via overlaying bombing raids at the Gaza Strip.
IBTISAM, the director of a multi-faith children's middle within the West financial institution whose dream of beginning a related middle in Gaza has to this point been hindered by means of border closures.
GHASSAN, an Arab-Christian physics professor and activist from Bethlehem who co-founded the foreign harmony Movement.

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The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalem-Bound Pilgrims: by Nirmal Dass

By Nirmal Dass

This new translation bargains a devoted but available English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest identified Latin account of the 1st campaign. even though an nameless paintings, it has develop into the exemplar for all later histories and retellings of the 1st campaign. As such, it really is packed with brilliant descriptions of the hardships suffered through the crusaders, with deeds of private heroism, with courtly intrigues, with betrayal and cowardice, and with a constant religion that might see the attainment of the specified target: the seize of Jerusalem by means of the crusaders in 1095. there's a good deal of puzzle surrounding this nameless account, particularly in regard to its authorship; position, date, and goal of composition; narrative method; and viewpoint. it's also a sweeping story that rapidly strikes from the 1st preaching of the campaign through Pope city II, to the ragtag and eventually doomed attempt of the preferred People's campaign, after which the extra disciplined and concerted crusade by way of the French and Norman the Aristocracy that resulted in the conquest of the Holy Land via the crusaders.Based at the most up-to-date scholarly learn, together with a substantive creation that explores the questions surrounding the Gesta and its historic context, this definitive translation will deliver the 1st campaign and its period to existence for all readers.

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By Nirmal Dass

This new translation bargains a devoted but available English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest identified Latin account of the 1st campaign. even though an nameless paintings, it has develop into the exemplar for all later histories and retellings of the 1st campaign. As such, it really is packed with brilliant descriptions of the hardships suffered through the crusaders, with deeds of private heroism, with courtly intrigues, with betrayal and cowardice, and with a constant religion that might see the attainment of the specified target: the seize of Jerusalem by means of the crusaders in 1095. there's a good deal of puzzle surrounding this nameless account, particularly in regard to its authorship; position, date, and goal of composition; narrative method; and viewpoint. it's also a sweeping story that rapidly strikes from the 1st preaching of the campaign through Pope city II, to the ragtag and eventually doomed attempt of the preferred People's campaign, after which the extra disciplined and concerted crusade by way of the French and Norman the Aristocracy that resulted in the conquest of the Holy Land via the crusaders.Based at the most up-to-date scholarly learn, together with a substantive creation that explores the questions surrounding the Gesta and its historic context, this definitive translation will deliver the 1st campaign and its period to existence for all readers.

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