About Prof. Muhammad Shamsaddin Megalommatis’ Scholarly Articles

(including Review Articles, Book Reviews, Book Notes, Chronicles, Obituaries)
In French, English, German or Greek

1. Mithraism and Zoroastrianism in North – Western Iran during the Sassanid period (in Greek with German summary); in: Byzantinos Domos, Athens, 4 (1989), p. 13 – 52

2. L’ URSS et les événements en Chypre en Juillet et Août 1974 (in French with English summary); in: Journal of Oriental and African Studies (JOAS), Athens, 2 (1990), p. 141 – 180 (This is my D.E.A. thesis submitted and accepted in July 1981; see note in: Revue française de science politique, 1982 (vol. 32) no 3, p. 593 – 599 and more specifically: p. 597, no 432)

Online mention: http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/rfsp_0035-2950_1982_num_32_3_411219#

3. Religion and Politics in the Pre-Classical Era. The religious background of the contemporary Islamist teaching against the separation of religion from politics (speech given at the 8th International Conference on Islamic Thought, held in Tehran, 28 – 31/1/1990) (in English with French summary); in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 217 – 223

4. The Canaanites and the Phoenicians in Western Mediterranean and North – Western Africa (in Greek with French summary); in: JOAS, Athens, (3) 1991, 24p.

5. The Eastern Mediterranean at the end of the 13th century BCE and the Sea Peoples (in Greek with French summary), in: JOAS, Athens, (4) 1992, 50p.

(translated in Arabic, in my book ‘Christian Egypt and its contribution to the World History’ / see Books, no 10)

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6. Les Peuples de la Mer et la fin du Monde Mycenien. Essai de synthese historique; in: Atti e Memorie del Secondo Congresso Internazionale di Micenologia, GEI, Rome, 1996, 21p.

Online mention:

http://www.colonnedercole.it/indice/index.php http://www.amazon.com/Memorie-Secondo-Congresso-Internazionale-Micenologia/dp/B000J0HP54

Online edition:

http://www.afroarticles.com/Megalommatis-Muhammad-Shamsaddin/Sea-Peoples-Against-Egypt-Trojan-War.shtml

Video presentation: The Sea Peoples and the Trojan War, by Prof. M. S. Megalommatis – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKY_OdWrQjg

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7. The political developments in the Balkans, Greek – Balkan relations, and Turkey, in: Balkanlar, Kafkasya, ve Ortadoğu’da Gelişmeler ve Türkiye (Uluslararası Girne Konfereransları, 15 – 16/5/1994), Kıbrıs Araştırmaları Vakfı, Istanbul, 1994, p. 32 – 52

8. The Kushitic / Meroitic Origins of the Oromo Nation; in: Oromo Studies Association, 2005 Conference Proceedings, Washington D.C., 2005, 10p.

9. Book review of ‘Political history of the Islamic area’ by C. Patelos (in Greek with English summary), in: JOAS, Athens, 1 (1989), p. 185 – 206 (see also below: Articles in Reviews, Magazines, Newspapers 1985 – 1994 (Greece – Turkey – Iran) no. 110)

10. The two Greek countries in the 1990’s. Book review of ‘Turkish secondary education manual books. Ideological directions and political orientations’ by S. Soltarides (with preface by N. Sarris) (in Greek with English summary), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 231 – 250

11. Review of the Annual ‘Studia Kurdica’ (Nos 1 – 5, 1988, Institut Kurde de Paris, 193 p.) (in Greek with English summary), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 252 – 253

12. Review of the Bi-monthly ‘Ellopia. Periodical for the National Affairs’ (fasc. 1, April – May 1990; fasc. 2, Summer 1990 / Athens, 72 p. each), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 253 – 257

13. Book review of the Greek edition of ‘Les Arabes’ by Maxime Rodinson (PUF, Paris, 1979 / translation by Alkis Kourkoulas), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 265 – 266

14. Book review of ‘Ancient Israel. A brief history from Abraham to the Roman destruction of the temple’, edited by Hershel Shanks (Washington D.C. 1988, Biblical Archaeology Society, 267 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 266 – 267

15. Book review of ‘Antico Oriente. Storia, Società, Economia’ by Mario Liverani (Editori Laterza, Roma – Bari, 1988, 1031 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 267 – 268

16. Book review of ‘Who were the Cimmerians, and where did they come from? Sargon II, the Cimmerians, and Rusa I’ by Anne Katrine Gade Kristensen (translated from Danish by Jorgen Laessoe, Historisk – filosofiske Meddelelser 57, Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Munksgaard, Copehagen, 1988, 141 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 269

17. Book review of ‘The Islamic fanaticism and the dangers for Greece’ by Andreas Andrianopoulos (Libro, Athens, 1989, 51 p. – in 16o), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 270 – 272

18. Book review of ‘The consequences of the Iran – Iraq war in the Middle East and in East Mediterranean’ (Acta of the Chalcis meeting, 18 – 20/12/87, Greek Foundation of Politics, Defense and Foreign Policy, Athens, 1989, 105 p), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 273 – 275

19. Book review of ‘The local scripts of Archaic Greece. A study of the origin of the Greek alphabet and its development from the eighth to the fifth centuries BCE’ by L. H. Jeffery (revised edition with a supplement by A. W. Johnston, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1990, 48 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 275 – 276

20. Book review of ‘Les civilisations égéennes du néolithique et de l’âge’ by René Treuil, Pascal Darcque, Jean – Clause Poursat and Gilles Touchais (Nouvelle Clio, PUF, Paris, 1989, 633p.) (in French with English summary), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 276 – 279

21. Book review of ‘Hellenorientalia.The Near Eastern presence in the Bronze Age Aegean ca. 3000 – 1100 BCE. Interconnections based on the material record and the written evidence. (Plus: Orientalia. A catalogue of Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Mitannian, Syro-Palestinian, Cypriot, and Asia-Minor objects from the Bronze Age Aegean)’ by Connie Lambrou Phillipson (Paul Astrom Forlag, Goteborg, 1990, 544 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 279 – 280

22. Book review of the Greek edition of ‘Christian Gnosticism. The Coptic texts of Nag Hammadi – Egypt’ (E. J. Brill – with an addendum to the Greek edition by the editor, Prof. S. Agourides; Center of Biblical Studies ‘Bread of Life’ / ‘ArtosZois’; Bookshop ‘Parousia’ / ‘Presence’, Athens 1989, 349 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 290 – 291

23. Book review of ‘The ney, the sweet, the … mild ney’ by L. Camperidis (Domos, Athens, 19902, 207 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 291

24. Book review of ‘The Muslim minority of Thrace as seen through the articles of the local press’ by N. Gonatas – P. Kydoniates (Bookshop ‘Choice’ / ‘Eklogi’, Gümülcine – Komotini, 1985, 143 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 293 – 295

25. Book review of ‘A Brief History of the Fourteen Infallibles’ (collected works published by the World Organization for Islamic Sciences, Tehran, 1984, 180p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 296 – 297

26. Review of the encyclopedia volume ‘World Mythology’ (Greek Pedagogical Encyclopedia, Ekdotike Athenon S.A., Athens, 1990, 416 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 297 – 299

27. Note of the annual ‘The Iranian Journal of International Affairs’ (vol. I, no 1, Spring 1989, The Institute for Political and International Studies, Tehran, 1989, 107 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 301

28. Book note of ‘Turkey’s place in the Middle East. Economic, political and cultural dimensions’ (International Girne Conferences; edited by Prof. Dr. Erol Manisali, sponsored by Impexbank, the Middle East Business and Banking magazine publications, Istanbul, 1989, 99p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 302

29. Book note of ‘Fruehformen des Erkennens. Am Beispiel des Erkennens’ by Emma Brunner Traut (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, 1990, 209 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 302

30. Book note of ‘The Alphabet’ by C. Siamakis (Salonica, 1988, 897 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 302 – 303

31. Book note of ‘Lykien – Westliche Suedkueste der Tuerkei’ by Dr. Ü. Önen (Net Turistik Yayınları, A. Ş., Istanbul, 1989, 143 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 303

32. Book note of ‘Karien – Westliche Suedkueste der Tuerkei’ by Dr. Ü. Önen (Net Turistik Yayınları, A. Ş., Istanbul, 1989, 191 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 303 – 304

33. Book note of ‘Trabzon and Sumela’ by E. Yücel (Net TuristikYayınları, A. Ş., Istanbul, 1988, 185 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 304

34. Book note of ‘Al Beyaz, Mavi Beyaz’ (Turkish edition of the book ‘First Subject; the Rapprochement with the Turkish People’) by Andreas Politakis (Preface by Aziz Nesin, Milliyet editions, Istanbul, 1988, 208 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 304 – 305

35. Book note of ‘Byzantium and the Seldjuks during the 11th century’ by A. G. C Savvides (Librairie des Bibliophiles, 2nd edition, Athens, 1988, 104 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 305

36. Note of the encyclopedia volume ‘World History’ (Greek Pedagogical Encyclopedia, Ekdotike Athenon S.A., Athens, 1990, 432 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 305 – 306

37. Book note of ‘Mithras, Kult und Mysterien’ by M. Clauss (Verlag C. H. Beck, Muenchen, 1990, 215 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 306

38. Book note of ‘Ancient Turkey: a Traveller’s History of Anatolia’ by S. Lloyd (British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1988, 240 p.), in: JOAS, Athens, 2 (1990), p. 306

39. Book review of ‘History of the Ottoman Empire, 1280 – 1924’ by D. Kitsikis (Hestia, Athens, 1988, 243 p.), in: Byzantinos Domos, 4 (1990), p. 197 – 198

40. Note of the annual ‘Studia Kurdica’ (No. 2 – 6/1990; Institut Kurde de Paris, 1990, 130p.), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 256

41. Book review of the Greek edition of ‘Les croisades vues par les Arabes’ by Amin Maalouf (A. A. Livanis Publishing House, Athens, without date, 338 p.), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 275 – 276 (in Greek with English summary)

42. Book review of ‘Drops of Islam’ by Hassan Pacaman (Bookshop Eklogi, Gümülcine – Komotini, 1989, 264 p.), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 276 – 278 (in Greek with English summary)

43.Book review of ‘Achaemenid History VI. Asia Minor and Egypt: Old Cultures in a New Empire’ by Heleen Sancisi – Weerdenberg und Amelie Kuhrt (Proceedings of the Groningen 1988 Achaemenid History Workshop, Nederlands Instituut vor het Nabije Osten, Leiden, 1991, 367 p. + XVIII p.), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 278 – 279 (in Greek with English summary)

44. Book review of the volume ‘L’ Africa Romana. Atti del V congresso di studio. Sassari, 11 – 13 dicembre 1987, a cura di Attilio Mastino (Dipartimento di Storia, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Sassari, 1988, 527 p.), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 279 – 280 (in Greek with English summary)

45. Book review of the volume ‘Cirene e iLibyi’ (Quaderni di Archeolgia della Libia 12, Roma, 1987, 432 p., 554 fig., 11 tables), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 281 – 282 (in Greek with English summary)

46. Book review of ‘Santuari e tombe rupestri dell’ antica Frigia. E un’ indagine sulle tombe della Licia’ by Ceza de Francovich («L’ Erma» di Bretschneider, Roma, 1990, vol. I, 207 p. / vol. II, 51 tavole), in: JOAS, 3 – 4 (1991 – 1992), p. 294

47. Book review of the series ‘Concordance et Indices de la Tradition Musulmane. Les Six Livres, le Musnad d’ Al Darimi, le Muwatta’ de Malik, le Musnad d’ Ahmad Ibn Hanbal’, organisés et commencés par A. J. Wensinck (vol. I – VIII, E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1936 – 1988), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 143 – 144

48. Book review of ‘The City of the Moon God. Religious Traditions of Harran’ by Tamara Green (Etudes Préliminaires aux Religions Orientales dans l’ empire romain; publiés par R. van der Brock, H. J. W. Drijvers, H. S. Versnel; vol. 114; E. J. Brill, 1992, 232 p.), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 144 – 145

49. Book review of ‘Sage Philosophy. Indigenous Thinkers and Modern Debate on African Philosophy’ (edited by H. Odera Oruka, Philosophy of History and Culture, series editor: Michael Krausz, Bryn Mawr College, vol. 2; E. J. Brill, Leiden – New York – Copenhagen – Koeln, 1990, 281 p.), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 145 – 146

50. Book review of ‘Generating Narratives. Interrelations of Knowledge, Text Variants, and Cushitic Focus Strategies’ by Klaus Wedekind (Trends in Linguistic Studies and Monographs 52, editor Werner Winter, Mouton de Gruyter, berlin – New York, 1990, 727 p.), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 146 – 149

51. Book review of ‘Ascension du prophète Isaie’, edited by Enrico Norelli (Brepols, Belgique, 1993, 186 p.), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 149

52. Book review of ‘Histoire du roi Abgar et de Jésus’ (présentation et traduction du texte intégral de la Doctrine d’ Addai par Alain Desreumaux, Brepols, Belgique, 1993, 184 p.), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 150

53. Chronicle of ‘Cities of the World Heritage. Second Colloquium’ (Fes / Morocco, 6 – 8/IX/93), in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 189 – 190 (in Greek with English summary)

54. Obituary on Emmanuel Laroche, in: JOAS, 5 (1993), p. 124 – 134 (in French with English summary)

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