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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Marcus K.M. Tso, Ethics in the Qumran Community

Matthew Goff.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Community of Believers of ‘Holy Men’ and ‘Saints’ or Community of Muslims? The Rise and Development of Early Muslim Historiography

Amikam Elad.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

This study is an extended review article of Donner's Narratives of Islamic Origins. It will be composed of three sections: 1) a critical survey of the contents of the book, 2) some...

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Review: Church and Community Conflicts: The Relationships of the Thessalonian, Corinthian, and Philippian Churches with their Wider Civic Communities

Todd Klutz.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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John J. Collins, Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Alison Schofield.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Review: Psalms in Community: Jewish and Christian Textual, Liturgical and Artistic Traditions

James Limburg.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Review: Wealth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Qumran Community

Torleif Elgvin.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Modern Saudi Arabia

Fred H. Lawson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 8194 words.

Modern Saudi Arabia emerged in the 1920s as the successor to a collection of local political entities on the Arabian peninsula, whose histories are only starting to be investigated....

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Caria

John Manuel Cook, Anna Morpurgo Davies and Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 511 words.

Mountainous region inhabited by Carians in SW Asia Minor south of the *Maeander, with Greek cities (*Cnidus and *Halicarnassus) occupying the salient peninsulas and mixed communities on the shores of...

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Antioch (1), Seleucid royal capital city

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones, Henri Seyrig, J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz, Susan Mary Sherwin-White and Amélie Kuhrt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 560 words.

Antioch (1), in *Syria, one of the Seleucid royal capitals, on the left bank of the *Orontes, some 24 km. (15 mi.) from the sea, was founded in 300 bce by *Seleucus (1) I, in a favourable position...

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Zoroaster

Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg and W. F. M. Henkelman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 286 words.

Zoroaster, Ζωροάστρης (Ζαθραύστης, Ζαράτας), is the Greek form Old Iranian Zarathuštra. He is considered by Zoroastrian tradition as prophet of a new religion; the revolutionary nature of his...

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Siwa

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 195 words.

Siwa, large and fertile *oasis in Egypt's western desert, c.540 km. (335 mi.) south-west of *Alexandria (1), home in antiquity to a populous community of farmers (the Ammonioi) ruled by...

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Manichaeism

John F. Matthews.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 464 words.

A developed form of *Gnosticism founded by the Syriac-speaking Babylonian Mani (ce 216–76). At first influenced by a baptismal Gnostic sect such as the Mandaeans (some of whose hymns the...

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Modern Palestine

Ilan Pappe.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 10319 words.

The history of Modern Palestine begins somewhere in the 19th century. Writing it, or about it, is a huge challenge. It is very hard to distinguish between the history and the historiography...

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A Hospital Handbook for the Community: Evidence for the Extensive Use of Ibn Abī 'l-Bayān's al-Dustūr al-bīmāristani by the Jewish Practitioners of Medieval Cairo1

Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman and Friedrich Niessen.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

Al-Dustūr al-bīmāristānī by Ibn Abī 'l-Bayān forms an important part of the Arabic tradition of hospital dispensatories and has remained well-known to the traditional...

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The Story

in Islamic History

January 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; Middle Eastern History. 11022 words.

‘The story’ provides an overview of the rise of Islam from the seventh to twenty first century. It begins in Arabia with Muhammad's emigration from Mecca to Medina in 622 and the creation...

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Institutions

in Islamic History

January 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; Middle Eastern History. 4590 words.

‘Institutions’ examines three institutions — the mosque, jihad, and the caliphate ℄ that have been common to all Muslim societies, while being different in practice in the various regions...

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Pergamum

Antony Spawforth and Charlotte Roueché.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Middle Eastern History. 656 words.

Pergamum, in Mysia c.24 km. (15 miles) from the *Aegean, a natural fortress of great strategic importance commanding the rich plain of the river Caïcus; important historically as the capital of the...

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Arab Youth

Linda Herrera and Abdelrahman Mansour.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 7884 words.

This chapter examines Arab youth from within the historic backdrop of the Arab uprisings that engulfed more than half of the Arab states. Millions of people, the overwhelming majority of...

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Ottoman Palestine 1897–1917

in The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Middle Eastern History. 3485 words.

The first Zionist Congress was formed in August 1897, to discuss Theodor Herzl's nationalist plea to create a new state to be composed mostly of Jews. ‘Ottoman Palestine 1897–1917’ examines...

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Introduction

Giuliano Garavini.

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5345 words.

The Introduction deals with the place of sovereign landlords, in particular landlords that ruled over some of the most productive oil regions in the world, in the history of the twentieth...

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