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Dissertations from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Knowledge@UChicago

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Dissertations from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Knowledge@UChicago

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Scholarship on Babylonian administration during the Kassite period (ca. 1595–1155 BCE) has tended to paint the provincial government under the governor of Nippur (šand [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Reading Italian authors Sibilla Aleramo (1876-1960), Grazia Deledda (1871-1936), and Maria Messina (1887-1944) together with Turkish writers Suat Derviş (1904/5-1972), H [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines ʿAṭṭâr’s didactic mas̱navis, especially his Conference of the Birds (Manṭeq al-ṭayr) and Book of Affliction (Moṣibat-nâma), fro [...]
2017-03 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation is a study of the life and work of Zayn al-Dīn al-Khwāfī (d. 838/1435), a Suhrawardī Sufi of Herat active during the late fourteenth and early fifte [...]
2019-12 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation investigates two interrelated processes. The first is the development of official anti-Armenian policy and practice during the last quarter of the ninet [...]
2018-12 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation analyzes the evolution of the Hashemite dynasty into two competing households during the late Ottoman period (1880-1919). Further, it explores how this [...]
2020-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation proposes an alternative explanation to the oft-cited Balkan migration narrative of the Early Iron Age as described in Herodotus. The multi-causal narrat [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation is titled The Lives of Sām Mīrzā (923–75/1517–67): Dynastic Strife and Literary World-Building in Early Safavid Iran. It utilizes the career of a [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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The story of Iraq’s and Baghdad’s modern history and modernity can be, and has been, told in a number of different ways. “Between Work and School: Leisure and Moder [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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The Early Iron Age Southern Levant was a place in transition. The various Late Bronze Age city-states were collapsing and the New Kingdom Egyptian empire, part of a Medit [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines homicide in Ottoman-era Islamic jurisprudence. Broadly speaking, it aims to articulate a more comprehensive approach to studying criminal law i [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This research contributes new approaches and readings of the history and thought of the early Nizari Ismailis and their polity in Iran (fl. 1090-1256/483-654). Previous s [...]
2019-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines the 2nd Millennium BC pottery from Çadır Höyük, a multi-period archaeological site in Yozgat, Turkey. The research shows that a painted cer [...]
2020-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation offers the first in-depth study of racial difference, and specifically blackness, in premodern Arabic popular literature. I base my study primarily on t [...]
2019-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation explores the rise of the Young Ottoman movement in the 1860s as a product of the new geopolitical order that emerged in the wake of the Crimean War (185 [...]
2017-12 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This study is an examination of the Syrian government’s strategic political engagement with the United Nations from 1945 to 1955. Specifically, this work provides an in [...]
2018-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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In 1670, Bīdel of Delhi was travelling through northern India. One night in Agra he had a visionary dream that would reframe and reconsolidate his entire life: he experi [...]
2019-08 | South Asian Languages and Civilizations; Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation investigates how post-Soviet Uzbekistan appropriated 15-16th century history and historiographies in constructing a national identity and a national his [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Despite widespread agreement that narratives of divine combat with monstrous antagonists were politically and culturally important in the ancient Near East, scholars have [...]
2019-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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In his 1955 survey of Jewish-Arab relations, 'Jews and Arabs: Their Contacts through the Ages,' S.D. Goitein, a leading scholar of Jewish history in the Medieval Islamic [...]
01 January 2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Early in the 18th Dynasty, the Egyptian kings conquered their southern neighbors, the C-Group, Pan Grave, and Kerman populations of Nubia. After the conquest, there were [...]
2017 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation traces the origin and evolution of the “global Armenian” in the Ottoman Empire focusing upon the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Particula [...]
2017-03 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines Arabic and Syriac writing on conversion among Muslims and Christians in early Islamic Greater Syria (Bilād al-Shām) and northern Iraq (al-Jaz [...]
2018-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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William Douglas Pickut,Literary Genres in Poetic Texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls,Abstract,December 8, 2016,Among the texts of the Dead Sea Scrolls, there are four literar [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation seeks to identify fluctuations and volatility in the prices of commodities in early Ptolemaic Egypt (332-186 BCE) and to explain the possible causes of [...]
2018 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Amidst the various disputes and controversies in the history of Qumran scholarship, scholars have generally neglected the stylistic study of the poetic texts of the Dead [...]
2015 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Representing a new approach to the field of Amorite studies, this dissertation, by analyzing the Middle Bronze Age history of the polity of Ugarit, specifically considers [...]
2018 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation reconsiders the theory of The Royal Ka, first proposed by Lanny Bell in 1985. This theory claimed that all aspects of ancient Egyptian royal divinity co [...]
2018 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Birds were symbolically and pragmatically incorporated into the lives of ancient Egyptians in multiple ways. They appeared as necessary offerings to appease both the gods [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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In the recent exhibition catalog Death Dogs: The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt by Terry Wilfong, there appeared as number thirty-two a papyrus inscrib [...]
2019 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Article
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Reading a Radical Thinker: A Study on Sayyid Qutb,By Laith Saud ,This thesis examines Sayyid Qutb’s writings in various contexts in order to explicate more complex mean [...]
2017 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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The Old Women are well-attested as religious functionaries in the Hittite texts. There is extensive evidence documenting their ritual and divinatory practice: they pacifi [...]
01 January 2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Abū Bakr (d. 13/634) is regarded as one of the most preeminent companions of the Prophet Muhammad by the majority of (Sunni) Muslims. In the Islamic tradition, he is not [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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The funerary literature from ancient Egypt has long been studied. However, the final manuscripts in this tradition have received negligible attention. In the first two ce [...]
2014-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Thesis
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This dissertation explores the intellectual, cultural, and political history of knowledge in the late-medieval and early modern Ottoman context by examining the fifteenth [...]
01 January 2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This project investigates the emergence and development of monumental enclosure walls in ancient Egypt, drawing on a wealth of evidence from published excavation reports [...]
2020-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation aims to shed light on the Arabian context of the Qur’ān by using sources that securely predate the Qur’ān from in and immediately around the Arabi [...]
2017-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation treats the controversial Syrian poet Abū l-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (d. AD 1058) as a case study of medieval Arabic authorship. On one hand, readers have [...]
2018-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Scholarly work on literary features in Hittite texts has been minimal and rarely incorporates results of literary theory from the last approximately hundred and twenty y [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Many ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts inscribed with funerary compositions contain annotations within the text and margins. Some of these annotations relate directly [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Article
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As markers of identity, social status, and administrative rank, seals and their designs functioned as one of the most important non-verbal identifiers for their owners in [...]
01 January 2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Ash'ār al-Hudhaliyyīn, the anthology of the Hudhayl tribe’s poetry, which dates to around 550-700 CE, is the only complete collection of tribal Arabic poetry from the [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Calling Out to Isis: the Enduring Nubian Presence at Philae Solange Ashby Abstract The expansion of the cult of Isis throughout the Mediterranean world demonstrates the [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation reconstructs the activities of an administrative agency in the Middle Assyrian government that was tasked with producing a daily offering in Assyrian ca [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines the political and ideological roles of King’s Sons during the 18th Dynasty. After a brief discussion of the nature of “sonship” in pharao [...]
2017 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This study critically reexamines claims that Deuteronomy 13, 17, 27, and 28 were influenced by ancient Near Eastern treaty texts or traditions. It has long been recognize [...]
2020-06 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Administration of the Hittite Empire is a contentious topic among Hittitologists, with some arguing that most administrative activity took place on perishable records now [...]
2016 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation examines the creation of a “state public sphere” (Rus. obshchestvennost’, Uzb. jamoatchilik), or a nexus of state-sponsored mass institutions and [...]
2019-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; History | Dissertation
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Tell Atchana, ancient Alalakh, was the seat of the territorial kingdom of Mukiš during the 2nd millennium BC with extensive trade ties to the wider Near East. Part of th [...]
2020-08 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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This dissertation considers the career and verse of the Iranian Kurdish poet and revolutionary Abū al-Qāsim of Kermanshah, pen-name “Lāhūtī” (1887-1957), as a ca [...]
2018-12 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation
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Using recently excavated material from the large Chalcolithic site of Tell Zeidan, Syria, this dissertation considers a new approach to one of the most debated questions [...]
2017 | Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations | Dissertation


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