The Encounter With the Divine in Mesopotamia and Israel (Jordon Lectures in Comparative Religion : No 12)H. W. F. Saggs London, England Athlone Press 1978 048517412X / 9780485174120 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 1st Edition. Shows the similarities between ancient Israelite and Mesopotamian religion. Chapters include : The Divine in Creation, The Divine in History, The Divine in Relation to Good and Evil, Communication with the Divine, and Universalism. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; minimal shelf wear; very light toning; price clipped; pencil note on rear flap.
Christianity Among the Arabs in Pre-Islamic Times (Arab Background Series)J. Spencer Trimingham London, England and New York NY Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd 1978 0582780810 / 9780582780811 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 342 pp. w/ 13 maps. Study of Arab history during the first 6 centuries C.E. within the context of Syriac Christianity. Examines why a distinct Arab Christian church failed to arise and why Christianity didn't take hold among the nomadic populations. Book Condition : Good; from a history professor's estate; some underlining and margin notes (c. 10% of pages); owners name on front free end paper and notes inside rear cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges.
Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran (Library of Anthropology)Laurence D. Loeb New York NY Routledge 1977 0677045301 / 9780677045306 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 328 pp. w/ 97 b&w photos and 2 maps. Ethnographic study of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, specifically traditional Jewish life in the city of Shiraz. Book Condition :Very Good; some scattered margin notes (5% of pages or less); light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few small marks to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear to edges; light creasing.
A Guide to ZionismSampter, Jessie E. (editor) New York NY Zionist Organization of America 1920 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall History of the Zionist movement and Palestine, written in the aftermath of World War I. 10 b& w illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; 2 1/4" cut/tear to rear board; binding relaxed; some staining to covers; spotting to top text block. No Dust Jacket.
Graeco-Roman Egypt (Shire Egyptology)Simon P. Ellis Buckinghamshire, England Shire Publications 2008 0747801584 / 9780747801580 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "This book portrays Egyptian society in Greek and Roman times (332 BC to AD 395), ...It covers settlements from the great cosmopolitan, if unruly, city of Alexandria, to small villages, while considering social problems such as burglary and technological advances like the development of glassworking." Book Condition : Near Fine; no interior marks; very light rubbing/discoloration around spine; slight wear to cover corners.