A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 - 323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World)

Marc Van De Mieroop

A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 - 323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World)
A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 - 323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World)

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This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinary multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East.

  • Bestselling narrative of the complex history of the ancient Near East.
  • Addresses political, social, and cultural developments.
  • Contains in-depth discussion of key texts and sources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh.
  • Includes numerous maps, illustrations, and a selection of Near Eastern texts in translation.
  • Integrates new research, and greatly expands the guides to further reading for this second edition.


Pages: 368
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 1405149116
ISBN-13: 9781405149112

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