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Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman Aug 2010

Invisibilizing Palestinians, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


The Enigmatic Reign Of Al-Wāthiq, John Turner Jun 2010

The Enigmatic Reign Of Al-Wāthiq, John Turner

John P. Turner

No abstract provided.


Naga-Ed-Deir To Thebes To Abydos: The Rise And Spread Of The “Couple Standing Before Offerings” Pose On Fip And Mk Offering Stelae, Jacqueline Jay Dec 2009

Naga-Ed-Deir To Thebes To Abydos: The Rise And Spread Of The “Couple Standing Before Offerings” Pose On Fip And Mk Offering Stelae, Jacqueline Jay

Jacqueline E. Jay

The “couple standing before offerings” pose first appeared at Naga-ed-Deir in the First Intermediate Period and gradually rose in popularity at that site. Its appearance at Thebes in the late Eleventh Dynasty coincided with reunification; similarly, it first occurred at Abydos at the beginning of the Twelfth Dynasty, as Amenemhet I was consolidating his control of the north. As the Twelfth Dynasty progressed, however, stelae production became more and more standardized, and the pose ultimately dropped out of use. Thus, as this paper will show, tracing the rise and spread of the “couple standing before offerings” pose enables us to ...


Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2009

Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


Parallelism In The Correspondence Between Senwosret I And Sinuhe, Jacqueline Jay Dec 2009

Parallelism In The Correspondence Between Senwosret I And Sinuhe, Jacqueline Jay

Jacqueline E. Jay

Poetic parallelism (the repetition of grammatical, semantic, and/or phonetic elements) is prevalent throughout the Tale of Sinuhe, occurring both in the tale’s narrative and in its non-narrative sections, including the exchange of letters between Senwosret I and Sinuhe. This paper analyzes the parallelism in these letters, exploring the rhetorical impact produced by the inclusion of parallel elements and suggesting ways in which an awareness of the poetic structure of the letters increases our understanding of specific passages and of the tale as a whole.


Jews: Post Biblical History The State Of Israel And The Jewish People (1948-2008), Asher Finkel Dec 2009

Jews: Post Biblical History The State Of Israel And The Jewish People (1948-2008), Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This article provides a historical outline of the post-biblical history of the Jewish People and the State of Israel from 1948 - 2008.