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Ancient Mediterranean civilizations : from prehistory to 640 CE

Author: Ralph W Mathisen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph W Mathisen
ISBN: 9780195378382 0195378385
OCLC Number: 693684116
Description: xvi, 461, [35] pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude to history --
The origins of history: civilization before civilization (2,000,000 --
3000 BCE) --
The cradle of civilization --
Mesopotamia and the Bronze Age (6000 --
1200 BCE) --
Egypt and the Bronze Age (5000 --
1200 BCE) --
Coastal civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean (2500 --
800 BCE) --
Iron Age empires: Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia (850 --
500 BCE) --
The glory that was Greece --
Greece in the Dark and Archaic Ages (1100 --
500 BCE) --
Sparta, Athens, and the Classical Age (500 --
387 BCE) --
Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age (387 --
31 BCE) --
The grandeur that was Rome --
The rise of Rome and the Roman Republic (753 --
121 BCE) --
The decline of the Republic and the founding of the Principate (140 --
21 BCE) --
The Roman peace (27 BCE --
192 CE) --
The world of late antiquity --
Crisis and recovery: the formation of the late Roman Empire (192 --
337) --
The Christian Empire and the late Roman world (337 --
476) --
The end of antiquity (476 --
640).
Responsibility: Ralph W. Mathisen.
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