Search for dissertations about: "Damascus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Damascus.

  1. 1. A Passing Power : An Examination of the Sources for the History of Aram-Damascus in the Second Half of the Ninth Century B.C

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Sigurdur Hafthorsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Biblical studies; 1 Kings; 2 Kings; Adad-idri; Adad-nirari III; Ahab; Aram; Aramaic; Aram-Damascus; Arslan-Tash; Ashtaroth; Assyriology; Bar-Hadad; Ben-Hadad; Bethsaida; Bible; biblical archaeology; bit-hilani; Black Obelisk; empire; Damascus; Hazael; Hazor; hegemony; Iron Age II; Melqart; Old Testament; Ramoth Gilead; Shalmaneser III; Tel Dan; Zakkur; Bibelvetenskap exegetik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : Much has been written about the kingdom of Aram-Damascus, and if one considers the scarcity of the source material, one could almost say: too much! One of the results of this study is that our historical sources do not support such an extensive history of this kingdom as some scholars have written.The study is a thorough examination of both textual and archaeological sources for the history of the kingdom of Aram-Damascus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women in the Damascus Document

    University dissertation from Leiden : Brill

    Author : Cecilia Wassén; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Damascus Document; Women: legal status; history; Second Temple Judaism; Qumran; Dead Sea Scrolls; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Old Testament exegesis; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Gamla testamentets exegetik; Gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : Women in the Damascus Document offers a fresh look at the nature of the community reflected in the Damascus Document, one of the core documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls. By presenting a close and comprehensive study of the references to women and in-depth analyses of biblically based laws in the document, this work attempts to recontruct the role of women and attitudes toward women within the community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Better Urban Spaces in Harmony with Microclimate: Urban design and planning regulations in hot dry Damascus, Syria

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Arid zones; Built environment; Climate; Climatic design; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Landscape elements; Microclimate; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Urban design; Urban planning;

    Abstract : This research is an attempt to develop further understanding of the relationship between microclimate, thermal comfort, urban design and outdoor space users in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in Damascus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microclimate and Thermal Comfort of Urban Spaces in Hot Dry Damascus- Influence of urban design and planning regulations

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Arid zones; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Built environment; Microclimate; Urban design; Climate; Climatic design; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Urban planning;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to develop better understanding of the relationship between microclimate and urban design in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in modern Damascus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aram as the enemy friend : The ideological role of Aram in the composition of Genesis - 2 Kings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Carl-Johan Axskjöld; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Aram; Aram-Damascus; Aram-Zobah; Balaam; Ben-hadad; composition; Cushan-rishathaim; Davidic Empire; deuteronomistic history; Deuteronomy; double redaction hypothesis; Genesis; Hadadezer; Hazael; ideology; ideological; instrument; Judges; 1 and 2 Kings; kinship; Laban; Naaman; Numbers; redaction criticism; Rezin; Rezon; 1 and 2 Samuel; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the ideological role of Aram according to their representation in Genesis-2 Kings. This investigation shows that the functions and picture of Aram are more often positive than not. Genesis establishes the kinship between Aram and Israel, the patriarchs being obviously Arameans. READ MORE