Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations, 1200-1922

Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations, 1200-1922 is an archive of publications related to ancient civilizations and cultures from to the Biblical and Classical periods. It features cultures that existed alongside the Hebrew people and had an influence on the formation of Hebrew scriptures.

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At a Glance


Subject Area: Religion & Philosophy
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Title List:
Coverage: Excel | HTML

Content Includes:

  • Nearly 900 monographs
  • Coverage from 1200 to 1922

Subjects Include:

  • Ancient languages
  • Ancient literature 
  • Folklore and mythology
  • Inscriptions
  • 19th century archaeology 
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Ancient law

From Atla, a membership association of collectors and connectors in religion and theology, Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations features significant holdings concerning the Akkadian, Syriac, Sumerian, and Egyptian languages. In addition, it includes a selection of titles devoted to the rise of 19th century archaeological excavations. 

Because the collection features cultures that existed alongside the early Hebrews, it makes an excellent complement to Jewish Studies Perspectives, 1800-1918.

Explore other thematic collections in the Atla Monographs Collection (11 Series).