Anson F. Rainey
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Adjunct professor of Historical Geography, Bar Ilan University and Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
Personal -- Born Jan. 11, 1930, Dallas, Texas. U.S. and Israeli Citizen. Married with one child. Soc. Sec. No. 568-32-9192; U.S. Passport No. 70081828 (exp. Dec 18, 2006); Israeli Passport No. 8295871 (expires 18.12.2004). Israeli ID No. 0120138-2.
1943-1946 Brown Military Academy, San Diego, CA. H.S. Diploma
1946, Fall " " " Jr. College
1947-1949 John Brown University, Siloam Spgs., Ark. B.A. Aug.,
1949, in Religious Education.
1951-1955 Calif. Baptist Theol. Seminary, Covina, CA. M.A. 1953,
thesis: "The Influence of the Septuagint on the New
Testament Usage of the Term Kúriow"; B.D. 1954,
thesis: "The Progression of Soteriological Thought in the
Old Testament"; M.Th. 1955, thesis: "The Role of
Kingship in Israel's Culture."
1955-1956 University of California, Los Angeles. B.A. in History
with Honors, August 1956.
1957-1962 Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. M.A. in Mediter-
ranean Studies (non-thesis), 1959, Ph.D. in Mediterranean
Studies, 1962, dissertation: "The Social Structure of
Ugarit," Univ. Microfilms, Ann Arbor. Revised edition
published in Hebrew Jerusalem, 1967.
1960-1961 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, special student in
archaeology and ancient languages.
1962-1964 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, post-doctoral student in
Egyptian and Semitic Languages.
1947-1948 Asst. Commandant, S. Calif. Military Academy and
Brown Military Academy of the Ozarks.
1949-1951 Social Worker, San Bernardino County Welfare Dept.,
195l-1952 Youth Worker, Community Center, San Bernardino, CA.
1953-1954 Teaching Fellow, Calif. Baptist Theol. Seminary, Covina,
1954-1956 Assistant Professor, Calif. Baptist Theol. Seminary.
1956-1957 Salesman and Dept. Manager, Fedway Stores, Pomona,
1961-1962 Research Assistant, Mediterranean Studies Dept.,
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Since 1962 Lecturing in Historical Geography of the Land of the
Bible, Institute for Holy Land Studies (now
Jerusalem University College), Jerusalem, Israel
1963-1966 Instructor in Semitic Languages, Tel Aviv University
1966-1967 Lecturer in Semitic Languages, Tel Aviv University
1967-1970 Senior Lecturer in Semitic Languages, Tel Aviv
1970-1981 Assoc. Prof. of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv
1981-1998 . Full Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures and
Semitic Linguistics, Tel Aviv Univ.
Since 1998 Emeritus Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures and
Semitic Linguistics, Tel Aviv Univ.
Since 1982 Adjunct professor of Historical Geography at Bar Ilan
Since 1999 Adjunct professor of Historical Geography at Ben
Gurion University of the Negev.
2001 Visiting professor of Ancient Semitic languages,
University of California, Los Angeles, Fall Term
2002 Visiting Professor of Semitic Languages, Konkuk
University, Seoul Korea, Spring term.
Academic Honors and Awards
1957-1962 Graduate Study Fellowships, Brandeis University
1960-1961 Government of Israel Award for one year study in Israel
1962-1964 Warburg Scholarships for post-doctoral study at the
1976-1977 Research Fellowship, American Council of Learned
Societies, for sabbatical research on the el-Amarna letters
at Harvard University
1980-1981 Travel Grants, Research for Peace Project, Tel Aviv Univ.,
to collate the el-Amarna Tablets in the Cairo Museum
and other inscriptions from the 18th and 19th Dynasties
in Egypt, with emphasis on materials pertaining to
Semitic Linguistics and Historical Geography.
2001 Travel grant from the Center for Epigraphic Studies, Bar
Ilan University, for collating Amarna tablets in the United
2002 Grant as visiting research scholar, University of
Melbourne, Australia, August-September.