ISBN13:978-0631235811 ISBN10: 0631235817 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0631235804 ISBN10: 0631235809
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. ...show more
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
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 06 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher: Blackwell Publishers Published: 01/03/2008 International: No
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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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