Music of the ancient Near East.

by Claire C. J. Polin

Publisher: Vantage Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 138 Downloads: 360
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Places:

  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Music -- Middle East -- To 500 -- History and criticism,
  • Musical instruments -- Middle East
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML162 .P7
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6137777M
ISBN 10083715796X
LC Control Number53012149
OCLC/WorldCa1158449

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Music of the Ancient Near East Hardcover – J by Claire Polin Schaff (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 10 Used from $ Author: Claire Polin Schaff. 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 : Book Description.

Music in Religious Cults of the Ancient Near East presents the first extended discussion of the relationship between music and cultic worship in ancient western Asia. The book covers ancient Israel and Judah, the Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Elam, and ancient Egypt, focusing on the period from approximately BCE to around BCE.

Claire Polin, in this book on the antiquity of musical instruments, makes a strong claim for the origin of some of our most familiar instruments in the ancient Semitic world of the Near East.

I suppose. Get this from a library. Music of the ancient Near East. [Claire C J Polin] -- This book represents an attempt to recapture the compositional ideas of the ancient world. 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. [Claire Polin] -- 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.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Claire Polin. Find more information about: ISBN: X. Music in Religious Cults of the Ancient Near Eastpresents the first extended discussion of the relationship betweenmusic and cultic worship in ancient western Asia.

The book coversancient Israel and Judah, the Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Elam,and ancient Egypt, focusing on the period from approximately BCE to around BCE. There are several good well-written introductions to the Ancient Near East currently available. Most focus on Mesopotamia and give little or no attention to other parts of the Ancient Near East.

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Illustrations to color are actual reproductions of art from ancient sources and reflect the style and culture of the period. Author: Martti Nissinen Publisher: SBL Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub View: Get Books A new, expanded edition of a classic reference tool This volume of more than documents of prophecy from the ancient Near East brings together a representative sample of written documents from Mesopotamia, the Levant, and Egypt dating to the second and first millennia BCE.

View our complete catalog of authoritative Ancient Near East related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press. Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Music in Religious Cults of the Ancient Near East.

John Arthur Smith. Nov. 10th, This book represents the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary presentation of ancient Near Eastern civilization. Concentrating on Mesopotamia and North Syria and focusing particularly on the cultures of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria, von Soden covers the earliest times to Hellenization.

His study of ancient "humanity in its wholeness" includes treatments of the history of language and. That means looking at the biblical material in the larger context of ancient Near Eastern (ANE) literature. Such an investigation affects most books of the Old Testament, but particularly the Song of Songs.

The current consensus about the book, if there is one, is that the Song of Songs has a great deal in common with ancient Egyptian love poetry. Ideal for undergraduate studies in ancient history and history of the near east, the book is also appropriate as a supplement for instructors teaching corresponding sections or chap The authors are well known and the new edition features a substantial updating of the material/5.

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Winter, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Jun. Explores the diverse origins of such stories as the creation and the flood in the cultures of the ancient Near East.

This up-to-date revision of a classic work draws on the latest archaeological and linguistic research to fill in the historical realities behind the great stories of the Bible.

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Women in the Ancient Near East offers a lucid account of the daily life of women in Mesopotamia from the third millennium BCE until the beginning of the Hellenistic period.

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Oddly enough, there is not much available concerning the background and training of the author and the two co-authors. Richard J. Dumbrill is a British archaeomusicologist who was born in France (Epernay ). He has devoted his academic career to the study of the archaeomusicology of the Ancient Near East, especially the interpretation of cuneiform texts of Music Theory written in Sumerian, Babylonian and Hurrian.

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Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts in the third millennium BC to the end of Mesopotamian political autonomy in the sixth century BC.

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