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Music of the ancient Near East

by Claire C. J. Polin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Music -- Middle East -- To 500 -- History and criticism.,
    • Musical instruments -- Middle East.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Claire C. J. Polin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML162 .P7 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 138 p.
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5426302M
      ISBN 10083715796X
      LC Control Number73020879

      The phrase "ancient Near East" denotes the 19th-century distinction between Near East and Far East as global regions of interest to the British distinction began during the Crimean last major exclusive partition of the east between these two terms was current in diplomacy in the late 19th century, with the Hamidian Massacres of the Armenians and Assyrians by the Ottoman. The essays of this volume, presented to Professor Albright on his seventieth birth-day, were written by nine of his outstanding pupils and five of this country's most eminent specialists in the study of the ancient Near East. The essays range almost as wide as the interests of the great scholar to whom they are dedicated, covering developments and trends of the past few decades in OT.

      Ancient Near East Who's Who in the Ancient Near East The Ancient Near East (Books That Live) The Ancient Near East (World History) Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: From the Ancient Near East Through the Age of Absolutism TCI World History Ancient Egypt and the Near East Lesson Guide.   Combined selections from, and condensation of, the editor's Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament, 2d ed., , and The ancient Near East in pictures relating to the Old Testament, [v. 1] An anthology of texts and picturesv. 2. A new anthology of texts and picturesPages:

      From Neo-Assyrian winged lions of the 9th century BC to the stunning silver head of a 4th-century AD Sasanian king, this beautifully photographed book from the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the art of Egypt and the Near East through close examinations of /5. * An indispensable introduction to the connection between the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern culture. Offering a substantive overview of the history, literature, religions, and societies of kingdoms that controlled the area around Israel, McLaughlin examines ideas essential to understanding OT texts while clarifying difficult issues concerning the relationship between Israel and its 1/5(1).


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The purpose of this book, in brief, is to demonstrate the place of music in the life of the ancient Semitic. Music of the Ancient Near East (Book): Polin, Claire C. J.: The elements of music, musical values, the relationship of music to the other ancient arts--all of these subjects are explored as Polin discusses the musical heritage of the ancient Near East.

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