The Cambridge Ancient History / Edition 2

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During this period the dominant powers in the East were Assyria and then Babylonia. Each established an extensive empire that was based on Mesopotamia, and each in turn fell largely through internal strife.
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"The answer to the question whether the ancient world is worth studying is 'yes', and the Cambridge Ancient History proves it....CAH III/2 is an impressive achievement." John Ray, Times Literary Supplement
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521227179
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/16/1992
  • Series: Cambridge Ancient History Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 962
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 1.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Assyria and Babylonia: 21. Babylonia in the shadow of Assyria (747–626 BC) J. A. Brinkman; 22. Assyria: Tiglath-Pileser III to Sargon II (744–705 BC) A. K. Grayson; 23. Assyria: Sennacherib and Esarhaddon (704–669 BC) A. K. Grayson; 24. Assyria (668–635 BC): the reign of Ashurbanipal A. K. Grayson; 25. The fall of Assyria (635–609 BC) Joan Oates; 26. Assyrian civilisation A. K. Grayson; 27. Babylonia (605–539 BC) D. J. Wiseman; 28a. Neo-Babylonian society and economy M. A. Dandamaev; 28b. Babylonian mathematics, astrology and astronomy Asger Aaboe; 28c. First-millennium Babylonian literature Erica Reiner; Part II. The Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea: 29. Israel and Judah from the coming of Assyrian domination until the fall of Samaria, and the struggle for independence in Judah (c.750–700 BC) T. C. Mitchell; 30. Judah until the fall of Jerusalem (c.700–586 BC) T. C. Mitchell; 31. The Babylonian exile and the restoration of the Jews in Palestine (586–c.500 BC) T. C. Mitchell; 32. Phoenicia and Phoenician colonisation W. Culican; 33a. The Scythians T. Sulimirski and T. Taylor; 33b. Thrace before the Persian entry into Europe G. Mihailov; 34a. The native kingdoms of Anatolia M. Mellink; 34b. Anatolian languages O. Masson; 35. Egypt: the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth dynasties T. G. H. James; Chronological tables; Bibliography; Index.
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