Who's Who in the Ancient Near East / Edition 1

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East / Edition 1

by Gwendolyn Leick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415132312

ISBN-13: 9780415132312

Pub. Date: 11/09/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?
These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East between the twenty-fifth and the second centuries BC. From

Overview

What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?
These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East between the twenty-fifth and the second centuries BC. From Palestine to Iran and from Alexander the Great to Zechariah, Who's Who in the Ancient Near East presents a unique and comprehensive reference guide for all those with an interest in the ancient history of the area. A comprehesive glossary, chronological charts, maps and bibliographical information complement the biographical entries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415132312
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/09/2001
Series:
Who's Who Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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