King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography / Edition 1

King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography / Edition 1

by Marc Van De Mieroop
     
 

In 1792, Hammurabi inherited the small territory of Babylon but by the end of his 43-year reign he had amalgamated the neighbouring city-states to produce a large, unified state. This is the first biography in English of the man that achieved this transformation.See more details below

Overview

In 1792, Hammurabi inherited the small territory of Babylon but by the end of his 43-year reign he had amalgamated the neighbouring city-states to produce a large, unified state. This is the first biography in English of the man that achieved this transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405126595
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Blackwell Ancient Lives Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface.

Map.

Chronology.

Abbreviations.

1. The Early Years.

2. The Defeat of Elam.

3. The Annexation of Larsa.

4. The Overthrow of Eshnunna.

5. Supremacy in the North.

6. The Sack of Mari.

7. Governing the New State.

8. Hammurabi the Lawgiver.

9. Hammurabi's Character.

10.Hammurabi's Legacy.

11. On Writing's Hammurabi's Biography.

Glossary.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Guide to Further Reading.

Index.

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