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Pritchard, James B. (James Bennett) 1909-1997

Overview
Works: 132 works in 850 publications in 10 languages and 20,056 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Atlases  Legends  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Sources  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Photographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: BS1180, 221.93
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Most widely held works about James B Pritchard
 
Most widely held works by James B Pritchard
The ancient Near East : an anthology of texts and pictures by James B Pritchard( Book )

116 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Pritchard's classic anthologies of the ancient Near East have introduced generations of readers to texts essential for understanding the peoples and cultures of this important region. Now these two enduring works have been combined and integrated into one convenient and richly illustrated volume, with a new foreword that puts the tranlations in context. With more than 130 reading selections and 300 photographs of ancient art, architecture and artifacts, this volume provides a stimulating introduction to some of the most significant and widely studied texts of the ancient Near East, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Creation Epic (Enuma elish), the Code of Hammurabi, and the Baal Cycle. For students of history, religion, the Bible, archaeology, and anthropology, this anthology provides a wealth of material for understanding the ancient Near East."--Page 4 of cover
Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament by James B Pritchard( Book )

108 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts of the ancient near East
The ancient Near East in pictures relating to the Old Testament by James B Pritchard( Book )

70 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harper atlas of the Bible( )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology and the Old Testament by James B Pritchard( Book )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology is a science in which progress can be measured by the advances made backward into the past. The last one hundred years of archaeology have added a score of centuries to the story of the growth of our cultural and religious heritage, as the ancient world has been recovered from the sands and caves of the modern Near East-Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, and Iraq. Measured by the number of centuries which have been annexed to man's history in a relatively few years, progress has been truly phenomenal. This book deals with the recent advance and with those pioneers to the past who made it possible. Interest in biblical history has played an important part in this recovery. Names such as Babylon, Nineveh, Jericho, Jerusalem, and others prominent on the pages of the Bible, have gripped the popular imagination and worked like magic to gain support for excavations. This book is written from the widely shared conviction that the discovery of the ancient Near East has shed significant light on the Bible. Indeed, the newly-discovered ancient world has effected a revolution in the understanding of the Bible, its people, and their history. My purpose is to assess, in non-technical language which the layman can understand, the kind of change in viewing the biblical past which archaeology has brought about in the last century. Since the text of the Bible has remained constant over this period, it is obvious that any new light on its meaning must provide a better perspective for seeing the events which it describes. In short, I am concerned with the question, How has history as written in the Bible been changed, enlarged, or substantiated by the past century of the archaeological work?--from the Preface
Gibeon, where the sun stood still : the discovery of the Biblical city by James B Pritchard( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first book-length presentation of the results of our excavations at el-Jib has been written for the general reader who is concerned with the contribution that archaeology has made to the biblical history of the site ... In telling the story of Gibeon I have tried to show how the tale of the city unfolded week by week and year by year through excavation and study. I have sought to give in these pages a personally conducted tour, as it were, of the ruins of ancient Gibeon and what we have seen in them ... The results of the excavations at el-Jib are unique in that they can be related with a high degree of certainty to specific events described in the Old Testament. For the first time in the history of scientific archaeology in the land of the Bible an actual place name of a biblical city, neatly incised on clay, has been found under circumstances which make certain the identification of the name with the ruins.--from the Preface
Solomon & Sheba by James B Pritchard( Book )

14 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Op basis van het bijbelverhaal en de daar omheen geweven legenden beschrijft de auteur een liefdesrelatie tussen Salomo en de koningin van Sheba
The ancient Near East : supplementary texts and pictures relating to the Old Testament by James B Pritchard( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recovering Sarepta, a Phoenician city : excavations at Sarafand, Lebanon, 1969-1974, by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania by James B Pritchard( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Times atlas of the Bible by James B Pritchard( Book )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the entire time span from the earliest evidence of mankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the Jewish revolts against the Romans and the use of the Christian Church
The Harper concise atlas of the Bible by James B Pritchard( )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bronze age cemetery at Gibeon by James B Pritchard( Book )

14 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinian figurines in relation to certain goddesses known through literature by James B Pritchard( Book )

23 editions published between 1943 and 1967 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HarperCollins atlas of Bible history by James B Pritchard( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Places biblical events in a geographical and historical context, in a guide that provides detailed references, timelines, and sources for further reading
Hebrew inscriptions and stamps from Gibeon by James B Pritchard( Book )

14 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The water system of Gibeon by James B Pritchard( Book )

10 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winery, defenses, and soundings at Gibeon by James B Pritchard( Book )

14 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HarperCollins concise atlas of the Bible by James B Pritchard( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates major events in the Bible with maps of countries, regions, and city layouts, and includes other cultural information about Biblical times
The excavation at Herodian Jericho, 1951 by James B Pritchard( Book )

18 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell es-Saʻidiyeh : excavations on the Tell, 1964-1966 by James B Pritchard( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament
Alternative Names
Bennett Pritchard, James 1909-1997

James B. Pritchard Amerikaans archeoloog (1909-1997)

James B. Pritchard archéologue et historien des religions

James B. Pritchard US-amerikanischer Biblischer Archäologe und Religionswissenschaftler

James Bennett Pritchard

Pritchard, J.B. 1909-1997

Pritchard, J. B. (James Bennett), 1909-1997

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Pritchard, James B. 1909-1997

Pritchard, James B. (James Bennett)

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Pritshārd, Jāyims B. 1909-1997

بريتشارد، جيمس بنت، 1909-

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Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old TestamentThe ancient Near East in pictures relating to the Old TestamentRecovering Sarepta, a Phoenician city : excavations at Sarafand, Lebanon, 1969-1974, by the University Museum of the University of PennsylvaniaThe Times atlas of the BibleThe Harper concise atlas of the BibleHarperCollins atlas of Bible historyThe HarperCollins concise atlas of the Bible