Flight and Freedom in the Ancient Near East

Flight and Freedom in the Ancient Near East

by Daniel Snell, D. C. Snell
     
 

This book shows that in the Ancient Near East the idea of freedom is older than in Greece. Snell studies archival texts on runaways, edicts, legal collections, treaties, and literature, as well as Biblical practice.

Overview

This book shows that in the Ancient Near East the idea of freedom is older than in Greece. Snell studies archival texts on runaways, edicts, legal collections, treaties, and literature, as well as Biblical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004120105
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Culture and History of the Ancient Near East Series, #8
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel C. Snell, Ph.D. (1975) in Near Eastern Languages, Yale University, is Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He has published several books on Ancient Near Eastern social and economic history.

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