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Ancient Near East

Ancient Near East - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0631235811

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ISBN13: 978-0631235811
ISBN10: 0631235817
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No

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Ancient Near East - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0631235811

Mark Chavalas

ISBN13: 978-0631235811
ISBN10: 0631235817
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This book presents new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, providing the reader with the primary sources for the history of the ancient Near East.

  • A primary source book presenting new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, and other related materials.
  • Helps readers to understand the historical context of the Near East.
  • Covers the period from the earliest historical and literary texts (c.2700 B.C.) to the latest Hellenistic historians who comment on ancient Near Eastern history (c.250 B.C.)
  • Texts range from the code of Hammurabi to the Assyrian royal inscriptions.
  • A detailed commentary is provided on each text, placing it in its historical and cultural context.
  • Maps, illustrations and a chronological table help to orientate the reader

Table of Contents

Part I. Sumerian Early Dynastic Royal Inscriptions
Part II. Old Akkadian Period Texts
Part III. Late Third Millenium Sumerian Texts
Part IV. Old Babylonian Period Inscriptions (van Koppen)
Part V. Miscellaneous Old Babylonian Period Documents
Part VI. Late Bronze Age Inscriptions From Babylon, Assyria, And Syro-Palestine
Part VII. Correspondance From El-Amarna In Egypt
Part VIII. Hittite Historical Texts I
Part IX. Hittite Historical Texts II
Part X. Neo-Assyrian And Syro-Palestinian Texts (I)
Part XI. Neo-Assyrian And Syro-Palestinian Texts (II)
Part XII. Neo-Babylonian Period Texts From Babylonia And Syro-Palestine
Part XIII. Achaemenid Period Historical Texts Concerning Mesopotamia
Indices

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