AUAC Bibliography


The AUAC bibliography database contains 2249 bibliographical references and 76 PDF documents.


As the AUAC bibliography takes full advantage of the SQLite FTS, you can use all kind of search options ("wadi mataha", +tomb +khubta, +tomb -khubta, wadi OR farasa, author:schmid title:pottery, report NEAR/5 international, report NEAR/10 "umm biyara") and truncations (nabat*, wa* far*, "wa* far*", fa* OR mat*, ^prelimin*). The areas you can search with prefixes are: id, abbreviation, author, title, subtitle, keywords, year and date.

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Abbreviations of periodicals and series usually follow the recommendations of the German Archaeological Institut (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut). The most notable exception is ADAJ (instead of AAJ) for the „Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan“. Substantial bibliographies on different aspects of Nabataean history and archaeology can be found in the following publications (in chronological order):

  • Crawford, G. A., Petra and the Nabataeans. A Bibliography (Lanham 2003).
  • Hackl, U. – Jenni, H. – Schneider, Ch., with contributions by Keller, D., Quellen zur Geschichte der Nabatäer. Textsammlung mit Übersetzung und Kommentar (Freiburg/Göttingen 2003).
  • Schmid, S. G., The Nabataeans. Travellers between Lifestyles, in: B. MacDonald – R. Adams – P. Bienkowski (eds.), The Archaeology of Jordan (Sheffield 2001) 367–426.
  • Wenning, R., Die Nabatäer. Denkmäler und Geschichte. Eine Bestandesaufnahme des archäologischen Befundes (Freiburg/Göttingen 1987).

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