Completely searchable full text of the Cambridge Histories series.
Explore American and British history, ancient history, Islamic history, economic history, the histories of philosophy, science, music, literature, religion, social histories, and much more. "My Histories" allows you to create and share a personalized library with your own bookmarks and notes.
Multi-disciplinary reference work and research tool about Iranian history and civilization.
The disciplines represented include, but are not confined to, anthropology, archaeology, geography, art history, ethnology, sociology, economics, history of religion, philosophy, mysticism, history of science and medicine, Islamic history, botany, zoology, folklore, development of agriculture and industry, political science, international relations, and diplomatic history. Articles are in English with multilingual bibliographies. [Must use Internet Explorer to access.]
All aspects of archaeology, including the nature and diversity of archaeology as a scientific discipline, the practice of archaeology, archaeology in the everyday world, and the future of the discipline.
Over 260 contributors from around the globe. Represents the diversity of issues and theoretical paradigms that drive archaeological research. Online counterpart of the 3-volume print edition published in 2008 by Elsevier.
600 scholarly entries covering the prehistoric, predynastic, and dynastic phases of ancient Egypt within the context of its contiguous and sometimes conquering neighbors.
600 entries covering the prehistoric, predynastic, and dynastic phases of ancient Egypt within the context of its contiguous and sometimes conquering neighbors.Treats all branches of Egyptology: archaeology, anthropology, architecture, linguistics, literary studies, epigraphy, papyrology, history, art history, religion, economics, ecology, geomorphology, and the life sciences.
Scholarly online encyclopedias and dictionaries on world religions, including the Islamic world, the Jewish religion, Hinduism, the Bible, and more.
Access to a number of reference sources published by Oxford University Press on religion including world religions, the Islamic world, the Jewish religion, Hinduism, the Bible, and more. Search all sources collectively or search within an individual title. Among the titles included are: The Oxford Companion to the Bible, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, The Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion, and The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.
Faience amulet in the shape of an ankh
Said to be from Gebel Barkal, Egypt 25th Dynasty to Late Period, about 700-500 BCE