Offering nearly 900 monographs, the collection features significant holdings concerning the Akkadian, Syriac, Sumerian, and Egyptian languages. In addition, it includes a selection of titles devoted to the rise of 19th century archaeological excavations. Because the collection features cultures that existed alongside the early Hebrews, it makes an excellent complement to Jewish Studies Perspectives, 1800-1918.
Broad subject coverage includes:
- Ancient langauges
- Ancient literature
- Folklore and mytholoy
- 19th century archaeology
- Ancient philosophy
- Ancient law
Explore other thematic collections in the ATLA Monographs Collection (11 Series).