Undena Publications

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SYRO-MESOPOTAMICA

BM: BIBLIOTHECA MESOPOTAMICA
A series devoted to primary sources and interpretive analyses for the study of mesopotamian civilization and its influence, from late prehistoric times to the end of the cuneiform tradition.


ASSUR
A series serving the needs of the specialized field that is closely identified with the study of Assyrian as a dialect of Akkadian and with the history of Assyria as a special aspect of Mesopotamian civilization, from early times to the end of the Assyrian empire.


SMS: SYRO-MESOPOTAMIAN STUDIES
A series devoted to the study of the civilizations of ancient Iraq and Syria from late prehistory to the First Millennium B.C., providing an outlet for the publication of primary sources and a forum for the archaeological, historical, and linguistic analysis of pertinent phenomena.


CYBERNETICA MESOPOTAMICA

A collection of series devoted to the results of electronic data processing of Meso-potamian materials, both philological and artifactual.

DSC: DATA SETS - CUNEIFORM TEXTS


GC: GRAPHEMIC CATEGORIZATION


THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST

ARTANES: AIDS AND RESEARCH TOOLS
                    IN ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
A collection of practical volumes to be used in teaching and research in Ancient Near Eastern studies, with the flexibility needed to accommodate diverse formats. Manuals, workbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, exercise books, chronological tables and the like are some of the series.


BA: BIBLIOTHECA AEGYPTIA
The philology and archaeology of ancient Egypt, from late prehistory to the Ptole-maic period.


CARNES: COMPUTER AIDED RESEARCH IN NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
A series devoted to computer systems and applications in the field of the Near East. The significance of the substantive topics covered is accorded comparable weight to the technical aspects of data processing. Special emphasis is given to a detailed documentation of programs, to be written preferably in micro supported software such as Basic and Pascal.


ILTA: INVITED LECTURES AT AUSTIN, TEXAS
A series devoted to promoting some of the latest ideas about, and developing insights into, various aspects of the Middle East. The volumes are drawn from the contributions of noted scholars in their respective fields and reflect the interactions of scholars and non-experts in discussions, seminars, and exhibitions held at the University of Texas.


MANE: MONOGRAPHS ON THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST


SANE: SOURCES FROM THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST


OP: Occasional Papers
A series devoted to aspects of the Near East not covered by the other monographic series. Archaeology, philology, linguistics, and history are included, from ancient to modern times, from the Caucasus to the Gulf, from the Indus to the Nile.


AFROASIATIC LANGUAGES

AAD: AFROASIATIC DIALECTS
A series that seeks to provide concise descriptions of individual languages that be-long to the Afroasiatic language family. It is directed toward both students of one or several Afroasiatic languages and students of linguistics. The series is data-oriented.


AAL: AFROASIATIC LINGUISTICS
A series that includes contributions in linguistics within the vast domain of Afro-asiatic (Hamito-Semitic) languages. Articles of general and theoretical interest, using Afroasiatic material descriptive, historical, and comparative studies are in-cluded.


BAA: BIBLIOTHECA AFROASIATICA
Embraces linguistic and lexical studies of the Afroasiatic (Hamito-Semitic) language group. Volumes in the series are devoted to both primary data and comparative analysis.


MEDIEVAL AND MODERN NEAR EAST

IAA: ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE


ARTMES: AIDS AND RESEARCH TOOLS IN MIDDLE EAST STUDIES
A series that complements ARTANES by furnishing practical volumes to be used in teaching and research in Near Eastern studies in medieval and modern periods.


LDV: GIORGIO LEVI DELLA VIDA BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
The Giorgio Levi Della Vida Medal of the Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies, UCLA, is awarded biennially to recognize outstanding scholars whose work has significantly advanced the study of Islamic civilization.


SNECS: STUDIES IN NEAR EASTERN CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Issued under the auspices of the G. E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies, UCLA.


COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

INTERPLAY
A series that presents proceedings of colloquia in comparative literature and the arts.


MEDIEVAL AND BYZANTINE

HC: HUMANA CIVILITAS
A series that seeks to foster a better understanding of a crucial period in the history of Western civilization. Included are contributions by noted scholars in the fields of history, philosophy, religion, and science. Issued under the auspices of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA.


COMITATUS


BKM


ANTHROPOLOGY

OR: OTHER REALITIES
In this series descriptive, methodological, and theoretical texts are devoted to the exploration of a new frontier of research that results from the anthropologist's experience of many and varied realities.