25 relations: American Schools of Oriental Research, Anchor Bible Series, Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament, Assyriology, Book of Genesis, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Galicia (Eastern Europe), Guggenheim Fellowship, Hurrians, Israel Prize, Jews, Lviv, Mesopotamia, Mitanni, Moshe Greenberg, New Jewish Publication Society of America Tanakh, Nuzi, Office of Strategic Services, Old Testament, Poland, Skalat, Tepe Gawra, Torah, University of Pennsylvania, World War II.
The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), founded in 1900, supports and encourages the study of the peoples and cultures of the Near East, from the earliest times to the present.
The Anchor Bible project, consisting of a commentary series, Bible dictionary, and reference library, is a scholarly and commercial co-venture begun in 1956, when individual volumes in the commentary series began production.
Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament edited by James B. Pritchard (1st ed. 1950, 2nd ed.1955, 3rd ed. 1969) is an anthology of important historical, legal, mythological, liturgical, and secular texts from the ancient Near East.
Assyriology (from Greek Ἀσσυρίᾱ, Assyriā; and -λογία, -logia) is the archaeological, historical, and linguistic study of ancient Mesopotamia (essentially ancient Iraq and some areas of northeastern Syria and southeastern Turkey) and of related cultures that used cuneiform writing.
The Book of Genesis (from the Latin Vulgate, in turn borrowed or transliterated from Greek γένεσις, meaning "origin"; בְּרֵאשִׁית, Bərēšīṯ, "In beginning") is the first book of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament.
The Hebert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (CAJS or "the Katz Center") at the University of Pennsylvania is the world's first and only institution exclusively dedicated to post-doctoral research on Jewish Civilization.
Galicia (Галичина, Halychyna; Galicja; Halič; Galizien; Galícia/Kaliz/Gácsország/Halics; Galiția/Halici; Галиция/Галичина, Galitsiya/Galichina; Rusyn: Галичина, Halychyna; Halič; גאַליציע, Galytsye) is a historical and geographic region in Eastern Europe, once a small kingdom, that straddles the modern-day border between Poland and Ukraine.
Guggenheim Fellowships are grants that have been awarded annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts".
The Hurrians (cuneiform:; transliteration: Ḫu-ur-ri) were a people of the Bronze Age Near East.
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The Israel Prize (פרס ישראל) is an award handed out by the State of Israel and is generally regarded as the state's highest honor.
The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
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Lviv (Львів L'viv,; Lwów,; Львов L'vov,; Lemberg, Latin: Leopolis, the city of the lion) is a city in western Ukraine that was the capital of the Kingdom of Ruthenia before being incorporated into the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland in 1339 and turning into regional capital of the Ruthenian Voivodeship, and later (since 1772) the Habsburg Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, then known as Lemberg.
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Mesopotamia (from the Μεσοποταμία " between rivers"; بلاد الرافدين bilād ar-rāfidayn; میانرودان miyān rodān; ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ Beth Nahrain "land of rivers") is a name for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system, corresponding to modern-day Iraq, Kuwait, the northeastern section of Syria, as well as parts of southeastern Turkey and of southwestern Iran.
Mitanni (Hittite cuneiform; Mittani), also called Hanigalbat (Hanigalbat, Khanigalbat cuneiform) in Assyrian or Naharin in Egyptian texts was a Hurrian-speaking state in northern Syria and southeast Anatolia from ca.
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Moshe Greenberg (Hebrew: משה גרינברג; July 10, 1928 – May 15, 2010) was an American Jewish rabbi, Bible scholar, and professor emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The New Jewish Publication Society of America Tanakh, first published in complete form in 1985, is a modern Jewish translation of the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible into English.
Nuzi (or Nuzu; Akkadian Gasur; modern Yorghan Tepe, Iraq) was an ancient Mesopotamian city southwest of Kirkuk in modern Al Ta'amim Governorate of Iraq, located near the Tigris river.
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The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a United States intelligence agency formed during World War II.
The Old Testament is the first section of the Christian Bible, based primarily upon the Hebrew Bible, a collection of religious writings by ancient Israelites.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.
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Skalat (Skałat) is a town in Ternopil Oblast (province) of western Ukraine.
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Tepe Gawra (or "Great Mound") is an ancient Mesopotamian settlement in northwest Iraq that was occupied between 5000 and 1500 BC.
Torah (תּוֹרָה, "Instruction, Teaching"), or the Pentateuch, is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition.
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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League, research university located in Philadelphia.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.