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January 10, 2014 Orders

The SSANES supports the publication of Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis. SSANES members benefit from a 20% discount. To receive the discount, please send an email with the following indication to the publisher: “As a member of the Swiss Society of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (SGOA), I...

February 6, 2020 OBO – 289 Stéphanie Anthonioz, Alice Mouton & Daniel Petit (eds.) / When Gods Speak to Men. Divine Speech according to Textual Sources in the Ancient Mediterranean Basin

2019, pages X-138 ISBN 978-90-429-4132-8 Order The nature of divine speech in Antiquity in the Mediterranean Basin has often been the object of scholarly analysis, especially regarding its divinatory context and questions of genre and rhetoric. The present volume not only provokes a dialogue with this past research,...

May 29, 2018 OBO – 285 Sara Kipfer (ed.) / Visualizing Emotions in the Ancient Near East

2018, 301 pages, bound ISBN 978-3-525-54413-6 Order The history of emotion is an important interdisciplinary research field, not least because it touches fundamental questions about the distinction between psychobiology-based universals and socio-cultural, path-dependent and thus relative peculiarity. Conceptual incongruities between what is today understood as emotion and various...

May 29, 2018 OBO – 283 Job Y. Jindo, Benjamin Sommer & Thomas Staubli (eds.) / Yehezkel Kaufmann and the Reinvention of Jewish Biblical Scholarship

2017, 382 pages, bound ISBN 978-3-525-54414-3 Order The biblical scholar, historian, and Jewish thinker Yehezkel Kaufmann (1889–1963) is best known for two magisterial works: a two-volume interpretation of Jewish history, Golah ve-nekhar (Exile and Alienation, 1928–1932), and a four-volume study of biblical religion, Toledot ha-emunah ha-yisre’elit (A History...