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Publications

2020

Agranat-Tamir, L., et al. [including Bechar, S.]. "The Genomic History of the Bronze Age Southern Levant." Cell (Cambridge)181(5), (2020), pp. 1146–1157.e11. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.04.024

Edrey, Meir, Eric H. Cline, Roey Nickelsberg & Assaf Yasur-Landau. "The Iron Age lower settlement at Kabri revisited", Palestine Exploration Quarterly, (2020), pp. 152:2, 94-120. DOI: 10.1080/00310328.2020.1712836

Gluzman, R.. "What Made a Ship Venetian? (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries)". In Cultures of Empire: Rethinking Venetian Rule, 1400–1700. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, (2020). Ebook ISBN: 978-90-04-42887-4

Graiver, "'That’s a Great Deal to Make One Word Mean’: Reflections on Prehistoric Psychology". History of Psychology 23.3 (2020): 219-221. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/hop0000148

Henny, S. Lepanto als Ereignis: dezentrierende Geschichte(n) der Seeschlacht von Lepanto (1571), written by Stefan HanßDie materielle Kultur der Seeschlacht von Lepanto (1571): Materialität, Medialität und die historische Produktion eines Ereignisses, written by Stefan Hanß. Journal of Early Modern History, (2020), pp. 1-4. DOI: 10.1163/15700658-12342019-27

Henny, S. "Nathanael of Leukas and the Hottinger Circle: The Wanderings of a Seventeenth‑Century Greek Archbishop“, International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 27(3), (2020), pp. 449–472. DOI: 10.1007/s12138-019-00552-0

Lantos, S., Bar-Oz, G. and Gambash, G. ‘Wine from the Desert: Late-Antique Negev Viniculture and the Famous Gaza Wine,’ Near Eastern Archaeology 83.1, (2020), pp. 56-64. DOI: 10.1086/707483

Marom, N., Bechar, S., Panitz-Cohen, N., Mullins, R. A., & Yahalom-Mack, N. "Faunal remains from Tel Abel Beth Maacah: Social change in the late second millennium BCE Hula Valley." Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 32, (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102394

Mauro, C. and Gambash, G. ‘The Earliest Limenes Kleistoi: A Comparison between Archaeological-Geological Data and the Periplus of Pseudo-Skylax,’ Revue des Études Anciennes 122.1, (2020), pp. 55-84.

Montcher, Fabien, "The Zest of Still-Life Empires," in Iberian Connections at Yale University 6 (2020), pp. 179-210. URL: https://iberian-connections.yale.edu/articles/the-zest-of-still-life-empires/

Simonsohn, U. "Female conversion to Islam: a sample analysis of medieval narratives of the prophetic age", Mediterranean Historical Review35:1, (2020), pp. 9-25. DOI: 10.1080/09518967.2020.1741230

Susnow, M., Bechar, S., & Yasur-Landau, A. (2020). "Hazor rulership and ritual manipulation." Palestine Exploration Quarterly, 152(2), (2020), pp. 121–146. DOI: 10.1080/00310328.2020.1720334

 

2019

Arkin, Ehud, Gil Gambash, and Assaf Yasur-Landau. “Disheveled Tenacity: The North Bay of Roman and Byzantine Dor.” Journal of Maritime Archaeology, (2019). DOI: 10.1007/s11457-019-09235-y

Creisher, Michelle, Yuval Goren, Michal Artzy & Deborah Cvikel. (2019). "The amphorae of the Ma‘agan Mikhael B shipwreck: preliminary report", Levant, 51:1, 105-120DOI: 10.1080/00758914.2020.1723355

Gambash, Gil. “Roman Policy in the Aftermath of the Great Jewish Revolt.” In Les Juifs et le pouvoir politique dans l’Antiquité, edited by Emmanuel Nantet, 163-171. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2019.

Gambash, Gil, Guy Bar-Oz, Efraim Lev, and Uri Jeremias., ‘Bygone Fish: Rediscovering the Red-Sea Parrotfish as a Delicacy of Byzantine Negev Cuisine,’ Near Eastern Archaeology 82, no. 4 (2019). DOI: 10.1086/703832

Gluzman, Renard, and Pagratis Gerassimos. “Tracking Venice’s Maritime Traffic in the First Age of Globalization: A Geospatial Analysis.” In the proceedings to Reti maritime come fattori dell’integrazione europea, la 50ª  Settimana  di  Studi, Fondazione F. Datini, Prato (13-17 Maggio 2018), 259-77. Prato: F. Datini, 2019.

Henny, Sundar (2019). "K. B. Moore: The architecture of the Christian Holy Land, and of R. Bartal, N. Bodner, B. Kühnel (eds): Natural materials of the Holy Land." Mediterranean Historical Review, 34(2), S. 238-242. DOI: 10.1080/09518967.2019.1671009

Montcher, Fabien, "Intellectuals for Hire: Iberian Men of Letters and Papal Politics in Bologna during the Thirty Years’ War," in Dimensioni e problemi della ricerca storica 2 (2019), pp. 179-210.

Shalev, Zur. "Religion and Cartography." In Cartography in the European Enlightenment, edited by Matthew H. Edney and Mary Sponberg Pedley. The History of Cartography ; V. 4, 1227-36. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 

Stein, Dina. "Diaspora and Nostalgia: Travelling Jewish Tales in the Mediterranean", Mediterranean Historical Review, 34, no. 1 (2019): 49-69. DOI: 10.1080/09518967.2019.1594115

 

2018

Blidstein, Moshe. “Anti-legal Exempla in Late Ancient Christian Exegesis." In Scriptures, Sacred Traditions, and Strategies of Religious Subversion: Studies in Discourse with the Work of Guy G. Stroumsa, edited by Moshe Blidstein, Serge Ruzer and Daniel Stökl Ben-Ezra, 91-102. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.

Blidstein, Moshe. “Demons and Pollution in the Ancient Mediterranean: Interactions and Relationships.” In Purity and Purification in the Ancient Greek World. Texts, Rituals, and Norms (Kernos Supplements 32), edited by Jan Mathieu Carbon and Saskia Peels-Matthey, 299-314. Paris: Boccard, 2018.

Blidstein, Moshe. “Introduction.” In Scriptures, Sacred Traditions, and Strategies of Religious Subversion: Studies in Discourse with the Work of Guy G. Stroumsa, edited by Moshe Blidstein, Serge Ruzer and Daniel Stökl Ben-Ezra, 1-10. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.

Blidstein, Moshe. “Loosing Vows and Oaths in the Roman Empire and Beyond: Authority and Interpretation.” Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 18, (2018): 275-304. DOI: 10.1515/arege-2018-0016

Blidstein, Moshe. “Swearing by the Book: Oaths and the Rise of Scripture in the Roman Empire.” Asdiwal: Revue genevoise d'anthropologie et d'histoire des religions 12, (2018): 53-72. DOI: 10.3406/asdi.2017.1082

Blidstein, Moshe. “The Ambivalence of Purification and the Challenge of Transformation in the Rites of Passage and in Early Christian Texts.” Journal of Classical Sociology 18, no. 4 (2018): 338-48. DOI: 10.1177/1468795X18789015

Blidstein, Moshe. “The Multivalent Sacrifice [In Hebrew].” Review of The Actuality of Sacrifice: Past and Present, edited by Alberdina Houtman, Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz and Yossi Turner. Cathedra, July 16, 2018.

Blidstein, Moshe, Serge Ruzer, and Daniel Stökl Ben-Ezra. Scriptures, Sacred Traditions, and Strategies of Religious Subversion: Studies in Discourse with the Work of Guy G. Stroumsa. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.

Cohen, Oded. "Nonkosher Beliefs, Kosher Books: HIDA’s Approach to Sabbateanism." Zion LXXXIII 3, (2018): 323-350. 

Gambash, Gil. “Procopius of Caesarea – The Wars of Justinian.” In The Words of Japeth [in Hebrew], edited by Deborah Gera, Daniella Dueck, and Nurit Shoval-Dudai, 118-122. Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi, 2018.

Gambash, Gil, and Assaf Yasur-Landau. “Governor of Judea and Syria: A New Dedication from Dor to Gargilius Antiquus.” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 205, (2018): 158-164.

Gluzman, Renard. “Notes on Venice’s Ship-Breaking Industry and the Scrap Market in the Sixteenth-Century.” The Journal of European Economic History, no. 2 (2018): 83-95.

Montcher, Fabien, "Between the Map and the Territory. Arndt Brendecke's Empirical Empire in Perspective," Quaderni Storici LIII-3 (2018), pp. 851-62.

Shalev, Zur. "Apocalyptic Travelers: The Seventeenth-Century Search for the Seven Churches of Asia." In Scriptures, Sacred Traditions, and Strategies of Religious Subversion, edited by Moshe Blidstein, Serge Ruzer, and Daniel Stökl Ben-Ezra, 251-63. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.

Shalev, Zur. "Faith and Archaeology in the Seventeenth Century: On the Origins of Episcopacy between Asia and England [In Hebrew]." Historia 42, (2018): 5-29.

Yasur-Landau, Assaf, Ehud Arkin-Shalev, Paula Zajac, and Gil Gambash. “Rethinking the Harbors and Anchorages of the Southern Levant 2,000 BC – 600 AD.” In Harbors as Objects of Interdisciplinary Research, edited by Claus von Carnap-Bornheim, Falko Daim, Peter Ettel, and Ursula Warnke, 73-90. Mainz: Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Centralmuseums, 2018.

 

2017

Blidstein, Moshe. Purity, Community and Ritual in Early Christian Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 

Gambash, Gil. “Between Mobility and Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean: Coast-Skirting Travellers.” Impact of Empire 12, (2017): 155-172. DOI: 10.1163/9789004334809_010

Gambash, Gil. Review of Multiple Mediterranean Realities: Current Approaches to Spaces, Resources, and Connectivities, edited by Achim Lichtenberger and Constance von Rüden. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2017.

Gambash, Gil. (2017), Review of The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire: from the First Century CE to the Third, by Edward Luttwak. Mediterranean Historical Review 32, no. 2 (2017): 258-262.

Gambash, Gil. “Servicing the Mediterranean Empire – Non-State Actors and Maritime Logistics.” Mediterranean Studies 25, no. 1 (2017): 9-32. DOI: 10.5325/mediterraneanstu.25.1.0009

Gambash, Gil, and Haim Gitler. “Flavian Ambivalence.” In Faces of Power: Roman Gold Coins from the Victor A. Adda Collection, edited by Haim Gitler and Gil Gambash, 70-75. Zurich-London: Numismatica Ars Classica, 2017.

Gambash, Gil, and Haim Gitler. “The Aureus.” In Faces of Power: Roman Gold Coins from the Victor A. Adda Collection, edited by Haim Gitler and Gil Gambash, 40-45. Zurich-London: Numismatica Ars Classica, 2017.

Gitler, Haim, and Gil Gambash (eds.). Faces of Power: Roman Gold Coins from the Victor A. Adda Collection. Zurich-London: Numismatica Ars Classica, 2017. IAPN prize nomination.

Shalev, Zur. Review of Picturing Experience in the Early Printed Book: Breydenbach’s “Peregrinatio” from Venice to Jerusalem, by Elizabeth Ross. Speculum 92, no. 2 (2017): 578-80.

Simonsohn, Uriel. “Conversion, Exemption, and Manipulation: Social Benefits and Conversion to Islam in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.” Medieval Worlds 6, (2017): 196-216. DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no6_2017s196

 

2016

Blidstein, Moshe. “Between Ritual and Moral Purity: Early Christian Views on Dietary Laws.” in Authoritative Texts and Reception History: Aspects and Approaches, edited by Dan Batovici and Kristin De Troyer, 243-59. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Blidstein, Moshe. Review of The Family of Abraham: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Interpretations, by Carol Bakhos. Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 11, no. 1 (2016): 1-3.

Gambash, Gil. “Estranging the Familiar: Rome’s Ambivalent Approach to Britain.” Impact of Empire 11, (2016): 20-32. DOI: 10.1163/9789004326750_003

Gambash, Gil. “Flavian Britain.” In A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome, edited by Andrew Zissos, 255-273. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2016.

Gutgartz, Ana. "The Earthly Landscape of the Heavenly City: A New Framework for the Examination of the Urban Development of Frankish Jerusalem." Al-Masāq. Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean 28, no. 3 (2016): 265-81. DOI: 10.1080/09503110.2016.1243808

Shalev, Zur (Guest editor). "Special issue: Travels and Travelers." Zmanim: A Historical Quarterly, (2016): 133-134. 12 refereed papers.

Shalev, Zur. “Travelers, Documents, and Historians.” Zmanim: A Historical Quarterly, (2016): 133-34. (Hebrew): 4-7.

Simonsohn, Uriel. “Communal Membership despite Religious Exogamy: A Critical Examination of East and West Syrian Legal Sources of the Late Sasanian – Early Islamic periods.” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 75, no. 2 (2016): 249-66. DOI: 10.1086/687579

Simonsohn, Uriel. “Muslim Involvement in Non-Muslim Political Affairs in the early Islamic Period.” In Medieval Minorities: Law and Multiconfessional Societies in the Middle Ages, edited by John Tolan, 341-52. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016. DOI: 10.1484/M.RELMIN-EB.5.109274 

Simonsohn, Uriel. “The Introduction and Formalization of Civil Law in the East Syrian Church in the Late Sasanian – Early Islamic Periods.” History Compass 14, no. 5 (2016): 231-44. DOI: 10.1111/hic3.12311

 

2015

Gambash, Gil. “Maritime Activity in the Ancient Southern Levant – The Case of Late Antique Dor.” ARAM 27, (2015): 61-74.

Gambash, Gil. Rome and Provincial Resistance. New-York: Routledge, 2015.

Shalev, Zur. "Early Modern geographia sacra in the Context of Early Modern Scholarship." In The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, C. 1530-1700, edited by Kevin Killeen, Helen Smith and Rachel Willie, 196-208. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.