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Middle Eastern History: Ethnicity and the Ancient Near East

A guide to selected resources for the study of the history of the Middle East.



The following journals are available in electronic format.  Go to the ejournals list to for the links to individual journal titles.  In some cases, back issues are still in paper format.  Check catalog for availability, location, and call number.   

American Journal of Archaeology
​Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
Egypt and the Levant / Ägypten und Levante (annual)
Israel Exploration Journal (IEJ)                                                     
Journal of Biblical Literature (JBL)                                                   
Journal of Cuneiform Studies (JCS)                                                    
Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA)                                           
Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology (JMA)                                               
Journal of Near Eastern Studies (JNES)                                           
Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society (JANES)                         
Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (JESHO)     
Journal of Semitic Studies (JSS)                                                                      
Near Eastern Archaeology (NEA), [Biblical Archaeologist (BA)]        
Palestine Exploration Quarterly (PEQ)
Tel Aviv  (TA) 
Vetus Testamentum (VT)                                                                   
Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins (ZDPV)                    

Online Books and Archaeological Reports


Serials in the Hodges Stacks.  

Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan (ADAJ)     DS 153.3 A3
Berytus                                                                                    DS41.B4
Biblical Archaeology  Review (BAR)                                   BS620.A1 B52 (CD)
Bibliotheca Orientalis                                                                Z3001.B5
Egyptian Archaeology                                                               DT 57.E55
Revue Biblique (RB)                                                                  BS410.R3
Ugarit Forschungen (annual)                                                     PJ4150.U4


History and Medieval Studies Librarian

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Shaina Anderson
Hodges Library
Subjects: History