Traces Of Paradise

Author : Harriet Crawford
ISBN : 1860647421
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive, well-illustrated history of the Bahrain Islands fills a major gap in our knowledge of the archaeology of the Middle East. Home to the ancient civilizations of Dilmun and Tylos, Bahrain was one of the most significant cultural areas in the region and its pre-eminence as a trading center brought it enormous wealth, reflected in the buildings and artifacts that have been excavated in recent years. Many of these objects and sites have never been published before and Traces of Paradise reveals an extraordinary range of materials.
Category: Social Science

Pre Islamic Archaeology Of Kuwait Northeastern Arabia Bahrain Qatar United Arab Emirates And Oman

Author : Karel Guy Stevens
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131624459
Genre : History
File Size : 77.31 MB
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This analytical bibliography of pre-Islamic archaeology of the Arabian shores of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman covers the years 1996 to 2006. This bibliography is based on the same concept as the two previous volumes (published in 1985 and 1996). A first part covers "General works", followed by three broad chronological sections (Prehistory - 4th Millennium B.C. / Late 4th Millennium - End 2nd Millennium B.C. / Late 2nd Millennium B.C. - 7th Century A.D.). Each of these periods is subdivided in (modern) political regions (Kuwait, Northeastern Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Oman). This second supplement contains 826 entries. An index of authors also is included.
Category: History

How To Read The Qur An

Author : Carl W. Ernst
ISBN : 9780807869079
Genre : Religion
File Size : 88.25 MB
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For anyone, non-Muslim or Muslim, who wants to know how to approach, read, and understand the text of the Qur'an, How to Read the Qur'an offers a compact introduction and reader's guide. Using a chronological reading of the text according to the conclusions of modern scholarship, Carl W. Ernst offers a nontheological approach that treats the Qur'an as a historical text that unfolded over time, in dialogue with its audience, during the career of the Prophet Muhammad.
Category: Religion

Antike Welt

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105110798126
Genre : Antiquities
File Size : 33.20 MB
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ISBN : UOM:39015066117048
Genre : Middle Eastern philology
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Category: Middle Eastern philology


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ISBN : UOM:39015072486122
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
File Size : 73.9 MB
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Category: Excavations (Archaeology)

The Burial Mounds Of Bahrain

Author : Flemming Højlund
ISBN : UOM:39015079211168
Genre : History
File Size : 21.85 MB
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Nowhere in the world do ancient burial mounds dominate the landscape as they do in the Island of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. This volume presents the results of the Danish Archaeological Bahrain-Expeditions excavation of 54 mound burials, with descriptions of the four mound cemeteries and the finds, as well as an evaluation of all available evidence from Bahraini burials.
Category: History


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105020926114
Genre : Antiquities
File Size : 75.55 MB
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Category: Antiquities