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Quaderni di Arabia Antica
Quaderni di Arabia Antica is a sub-series of Arabia Antica.
It is planned to make readily available notes and reflections, different from time to time, about historical and philological issues, through concise volumes.

ARABI. Arabs recount Arabia before Islam. Part II

Daniele Mascitelli 2017, L'Erma di Bretschenider, 74 pp., ISBN 978-88-913-1293-8

This second part of ARABI project focuses on the building of the glorious past of two Arab tribes, which played an important role in the seventh and eight century CE as part of a Yemenite faction in the struggles for power of the first 150 years from Hijra: al-Azd and Quḍāʿa. Through narrative of...

The urban shrine in Quarter A at Sumhuram. Stratigraphy, Architecture, Material Culture

Alexia Pavan and Michele Degli Esposti, 2016, L'Erma di Bretschneider, ISBN 9788891311474

After 20 years of research and excavation conducted by the Italian Mission to Oman, the ancient South Arabian port of Sumhuram, located along the southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in the Omani Governorate of Dhofar, is known in many of its aspects. The impressive surrounding walls encircle a...

High places in Oman. The IMTO excavations of Bronze and Iron Age remains on Jabal Salut.

Chiara Condoluci and Michele Degli Esposti, 2015, L'Erma di Bretschneider, ISBN 978-88-913-0910-5

The third issue of Quaderni di Arabia Antica presents the results of two field seasons that the Italian Mission To Oman spent excavating a few tombs located on top of Jabal Salut, in Central Oman. A cluster of these tombs was later razed and replaced by a small, rectangular pillared shrine built in...

Ancient South Arabian within Semitic, and Sabaic within Ancient South Arabian

Alessandra Avanzini, 2015, L'Erma di Bretschneider, ISBN 978-88-913-0763-7

The study reviews a recent theory put forward by P. Stein which is based on the hypothesis, initially presented by N. Nebes in 2001, on the relationships between Sabaic and the North-West Semitic, and between Sabaic and non-Sabaic languages in southern Arabia. Contrary to the two German scholars,...

ARABI. Arabs recount Arabia before Islam

Daniele Mascitelli 2015, L'Erma di Bretschenider, 52 pp., ISBN 978-88-913-0762-0

Arabic literature is obviously the richest quarry to tap stories about Pre-Islamic Arabia. Aim of this first issue of Quaderni di Arabia Antica is to introduce narrative texts, both in Arabic original and English translation, from classical Arabic literature and historiography concerning...