Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations, 1200 - 1922 features ancient civilizations and cultures from to the Biblical and Classical periods, including Assyrian, Babylonian, Sumerian, Egyptian, Hittite, Greek, and others. It highlights cultures that existed alongside the Hebrew people and had a strong influence on the formation of the Hebrew Scriptures.

With the ATLA Historical Monographs Collection (11 Series), religion and theology scholars can focus their research on the era and topics that most closely fit their fields of study. Eleven thematic series provide researchers with specialized content spanning from the 13th century through 1922.

Researchers can view all of the typography, graphics, and drawings as they were originally presented, which provides context and perspective to religion in American and world history.

Database Details

Total Number of Titles

More than 900 monographs

Coverage Areas

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.

Broad subject coverage includes ancient languages, ancient literature, folklore and mythology, inscriptions, 19th century archaeology, ancient philosophy, ancient law.

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For more information or to request a trial, visit Historical Monographs Collections: Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations, 1200 – 1922 on the EBSCO website