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Schweich Lectures on Biblical Archaeology

In 1907, in memory of her father Leopold, Miss Constance Schweich endowed a fund ‘devoted to the furtherance of research in the archaeology, art, history, languages and literature of Ancient Civilisation, with reference to Biblical Study’. One fruit of the fund was the foundation of this lecture series. The lecture was first delivered in 1908.

List of Schweich Lectures delivered since 1961.
Click on the blue links for outputs from the lectures or event information.

2019  by George Brooke

2016  Re-excavating Jerusalem: Archival archaeology, by Kay Prag (audio)

2013  Levantine Epigraphy and History in the Achaemenid Period, by André Lemaire (book)

2010  Religion and Community in the Roman Near East: Constantine to Mahomet, by Fergus Millar (book)

2008  Archaeology and the Bible: A Broken Link? by Graham Davies (book)

2007  Ugaritic and the Beginnings of the West-Semitic Literary Tradition, by Dennis Pardee (book)

2004  Ashkelon, Seaport of the Canaanites and the Philistines, by Lawrence Stager (event information)

2001  Idols of the People: Miniature Images of Clay in the Ancient Near East, by Roger Moorey (book)

1998  Symbol Systems of Ancient Palestine, in the Light of Scarabs and Similar Seal-amulets, by Othmar Keel

1995  Translating the Bible: The Ethiopic Version of the Old Testament, by Michael A Knibb (book)

1992  Ancient Interpretation of Sacred Books, by Henry Chadwick (text)

1989  The Bible in the Syriac Churches, by S P Brock

1986  The Variable Spellings of the Hebrew Bible, by James Barr (book, out of print)

1984  Mari and the Early Israelite Experience, by Abraham Malamat (book)

1983  Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon, by D J Wiseman (book)

1977  Manuscript, Society and Belief in Early Christian Egypt, by Colin H Roberts (book)

1976  Some Aspects of Hittite Religion, by O R Gurney (book)

1974  Mari et l'Ancien Testament, by André Parrot

1972  The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, by Charles Coüasnon (book)

1970  Hazor, by Yigael Yadin (book)

1967  Ethiopia and the Bible, by Edward Ullendorff (book)

1965  Mari, Ugarit, Hamath: Archaeological Contributions from Ancient Syria to the Old Testament, by Harald Ingholt

1963  Amorites and Canaanites, by Kathleen M Kenyon (book)

1961  Social Organisation of Pre-Islamic South Arabia, A F L Beeston