Life in the Ancient Near East, 3100-332 B. C. E. / Edition 1

Life in the Ancient Near East, 3100-332 B. C. E. / Edition 1

by Daniel C. Snell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300076665

ISBN-13: 2900300076669

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

A fascinating, richly colored glimpse into the lives of ordinary people during this exciting epoch. For general readers with an interest in the historical events that shaped the development of Europe and the Middle East, for specialists seeking a broader understanding of Middle Eastern history, and for anyone with an interest in the Bible, this book offers a

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A fascinating, richly colored glimpse into the lives of ordinary people during this exciting epoch. For general readers with an interest in the historical events that shaped the development of Europe and the Middle East, for specialists seeking a broader understanding of Middle Eastern history, and for anyone with an interest in the Bible, this book offers a fascinating tour of life in ancient Western Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900300076669
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
viii(1)
Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(2)
List of Abbreviations xiii(1)
Map of the Ancient Near East
xiv(3)
Chronological Table of Periods
xvii
INTRODUCTION 1(18)
1 THE ORIGINS OF CITIES 5550--2300 B.C.E.
11(19)
2 THE RISE OF EMPIRES 2300--2000 B.C.E.
30(18)
3 DISUNITY AND REFORM 2000--1600 B.C.E.
48(18)
4 RETRENCHMENT AND EMPIRE 1600--1100 B.C.E.
66(12)
5 ASSYRIAN DOMINATION 1100--626 B.C.E.
78(21)
6 BABYLON AND A PERSIAN WORLD 626--332 B.C.E
99(20)
7 TRENDS AND IMPLICATIONS
119(21)
EPILOGUE 140(5)
Appendix. Theories of Ancient Economies and Societies 145(14)
Notes 159(60)
Bibliography 219(42)
Index 261

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