ISAW Monographs

  • Mathematics, Metrology, and Model Contracts

    Mathematics, Metrology, and Model Contracts

    The editors present the first full scholarly edition of a late antique codex that contains mathematical problems, metrological tables, and model contracts. It was evidently a textbook for training business agents and similar professionals.
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  • 'Ain el-Gedida

    'Ain el-Gedida

    The fourth volume in the Amheida series presents results of the excavations at ‘Ain el-Gedida, a fourth-century rural settlement in Egypt's Dakleh Oasis uniquely important for the study of early Egyptian Christianity and previously known only from written sources.
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  • Ostraka from Trimithis 2

    Ostraka from Trimithis 2

    This third volume in the Amheida series adds 491 more ostraka to the growing corpus of primary texts from the site.
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  • Graffiti from the Basilica in the Agora of Smyrna

    Graffiti from the Basilica in the Agora of Smyrna

    The graffiti published in this richly-illustrated volume were discovered during an excavation of the Roman basilica in the Ancient Greek city of Smyrna, known today as Izmir, which is situated on the Aegean coast of modern Turkey.
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  • An Oasis City

    An Oasis City

    This book provides an accessible and richly illustrated presentation of Amheida, a well-preserved, ancient oasis city in Egypt's Western Desert as revealed by a decade of archaeological investigation.
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  • A Late Romano-Egyptian House in Dakhla Oasis

    A Late Romano-Egyptian House in Dakhla Oasis

    This second volume in the Amheida series addresses the architecture, artifacts and ecofacts recovered from Amheida House B2 in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis in a holistic manner, which has rarely before been attempted in a full report on the excavation of a Romano-Egyptian house.
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  • Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

    Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

    This work upends prior scholarly consensus, identifying and analyzing real scientific themes in earlier Judaism and drawing attention especially to scientific activity evident in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Jewish Pseudepigrapha.
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  • Aksum and Nubia

    Aksum and Nubia

    This volume breaks new ground in the history of late antique North East Africa by assembling and analyzing the textual and archaeological evidence of interaction between Nubia and the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum, focusing primarily on the fourth century CE.
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  • Ostraka from Trimithis 1

    Ostraka from Trimithis 1

    This first volume in the Amheida series presents 455 inscribed pottery fragments, or ostraka, found during NYU’s excavations at this ancient site in Egypt's Western Desert.
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