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The Neolithic of the Levant (1978)
A.M.T. Moore (Oxford University)

Thesis Submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

This doctoral thesis is an excellent textbook on the Prehistoric Near East
especially since much of the history that we know of the area up to and
including the Neolithic occurred in the Levant. I think you will find also
that the time frame of this book agrees with current sources .....

Levant Map ..... Abstract ..... Introduction: Page 1

Introduction: Page 2 ..... Introduction: Page 3 ..... Introduction: Page 4 ..... Introduction: Page 5

CHAPTER 1: ABSTRACT / ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS / INTRODUCTION

THE ENVIRONMENT OF THE LEVANT IN THE
LATE PLEISTOCENE AND EARLY HOLOCENE

LATE PLEISTOCENE / SUMMARY

EARLY HOLOCENE / SUMMARY

CHAPTER 2: THE MESOLITHIC OF THE LEVANT

MESOLITHIC 1 / SETTLEMENT PATTERNS / ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

MESOLITHIC 2 / SETTLEMENT PATTERNS / ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

CHAPTER 3: NEOLITHIC 1 / DISTRIBUTION OF SITES / ECONOMY / DISCUSSION

JERICHO / NAHAL OREN / MUGHARET WAD / RAKAFET / KHIAM /
GILGAL / POLEG / BEIDHA / HAR HARIF / NACHARINI /
MUREYBAT / ASWAD / SAIDNAYA

CHAPTER 4: NEOLITHIC 2 / MIDDLE EUPHRATES: MUREYBAT / ABU
HUREYRA
/ BOUQRAS / ASWAD (BALIKH) / FAKHARIYAH /
ABDUL AZIZ / KUM / PALMYRA REGION

WEST SYRIA: ASWAD / RAMAD / GHORAIFE / LABWEH / SCIES
MEHDI SAAIDEH
/ NACHARINI / MUGHARET ABDE /
HAURAN / UGARIT / SLENFE

PALESTINE: JERICHO / NAHAL OREN / KHIAM / MUNHATTA

MOUNT CARMEL: IRAQ BARUD / MEGIDDO / JORDAN VALLEY:
BEISAMUN / KFAR GILADI / SHEIKH ALI / TELEILAT GHASSUL /
JUDEAN HILLS: TELL FARAH (NORTH) / ABU GOSH

NEGEV AND SINAI / TRANSJORDAN PLATEAU:
WADI DHOBAI / BEIDHA

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PALESTINIAN AND WEST
SYRIAN AND MIDDLE EUPHRATES SITES IN NEOLITHIC 2

PRINCIPAL CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NEOLITHIC 2 SETTLEMENTS
DISTRIBUTION OF SITES / ECONOMY: MIDDLE EUPHRATES SITES
WEST SYRIAN SITES / PALESTINIAN SITES / DISCUSSION

CHAPTER 5: NEOLITHIC 3 / MIDDLE EUPHRATES

NORTH SYRIA: RAS SHAMRA / TELL SUKAS / HAMA / HOMS /
QALAT MUDIQ / JANUDIYEH / TELL JUDAIDAH / TELL SHEIKH /
MERSIN / SAKCAGOZU / TELL TURLU / JUDAIDAH JABBUL

SOUTH SYRIA: LEBANESE COAST: BYBLOS / KUBBAH / TABBAT HAMMAM /
BEKAA VALLEY: TELL LABWEH / NEBA'A (NEBAA) FAOUR / TELL SHAMSINE /
TELL HASHBAI / BEISAMUN / TANNUR / QAT / AIN HASHOMER /
KFAR GILADI / HAGOSHERIM / TELL TURMUS / KABRI /
DAMASCUS BASIN: TELL RAMAD

PALESTINE / SOUTH PALESTINE / NORTH PALESTINE

PRINCIPAL CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NEOLITHIC 3 SETTLEMENTS
TIMESPAN OF NEOLITHIC 3 / DISTRIBUTION OF SITES /
ECONOMY / DISCUSSION

CHAPTER 6: NEOLITHIC 4 / SOUTH SYRIA: LEBANESE COAST: BYBLOS /
DBAYE / NACCACHE / TELL ARSLAN / MUKTARA / OTHER
LEBANESE COAST SURFACE STATIONS CONTEMPORARY
NEOLITHIQUE MOYEN BYBLOS
/ LEBANESE COAST HEAVY
NEOLITHIC (CAMPIGNIAN) SITES

BEKAA VALLEY: TELL ARD TLAILI / TELL AIN NFAIKH / REMAINING
BEKAA SITES CONTEMPORARY NEOLITHIQUE MOYEN BYBLOS
/
BEKAA HEAVY NEOLITHIC (CAMPIGNIAN) SITES / KARAOUN /
OTHER HEAVY NEOLITHIC SITES BEKAA

DAMASCUS BASIN: TELL KHAZZAMI / TELL RAMAD

PALESTINE: SOUTH PALESTINE: JERICHO / OTHER SOUTH PALESTINIAN SITES
NORTH PALESTINE: MUNHATTA / SHEIKH ALI / WEST PALESTINE: WADI
RABAH
/ TELULIOT BATASHI / BASHAN STREET (TEL AVIV) /
SITE 8/17 / HAZOREA

OTHER WEST PALESTINE SITES / NORTHERN PALESTINE
HEAVY NEOLITHIC SITES
/ SUPPLEMENTARY PALESTINIAN
NEOLITHIC 3 AND 4 SITES

DISTRIBUTION OF NEOLITHIC 4 SITES / ECONOMY /
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AND TRADE

CHAPTER 7: CONCLUSION (BOOK SUMMARY)

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