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The ancient Near East : history, society and economy

Author: Mario Liverani
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
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The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (c. 3500-500 bc) in a single work. Liverani draws upon over 25 years' worth of experience and this personal odyssey has enabled him to retrace the history of the peoples of the Ancient Near East. The history of the Sumerians, Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians and more is meticulously detailed by one of the leading scholars of Assyriology. Utilizing research  Read more...
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Liverani, Mario.
Ancient Near East
(DLC) 2013018121
(OCoLC)843860479
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Liverani
ISBN: 9781134750917 1134750919 9781315879895 1315879891 1134750846 9781134750849
OCLC Number: 864898836
Notes: "Originally published in Italian as Antico Oriente ©1988, 2011, Gius. Laterza & Figli."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The ancient Near East as a historical problem --
The geography of the ancient Near East --
The Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods --
The urban revolution --
The rise and fall of the first urbanisation --
Mesopotamia in the early dynastic period --
The rise of Ebla --
The Akkadian empire --
The third dynasty of Ur --
The crisis of the second urbanisation --
The "intermediate period" of Isin and Larsa --
The old Assyrian period --
The Mari age --
Hammurabi of Babylon --
Anatolia in the old Hittite period --
The late Bronze Age : technologies and ideologies --
The rise of Mitanni --
The Hittite empire --
Syria and the Levant in the late Bronze Age --
The middle Assyrian kingdom --
Kassite Babylonia --
Crisis and reorganization --
Israel --
The Phoenicians --
The Arameans in Syria and Mesopotamia --
The neo-Hittite states --
Assyria, Babylonia, and Elam in the 12th to 9th century BC --
The rise of the neo-Assyrian empire --
The structure of the neo-Assyrian empire --
The periphery of the neo-Assyrian empire --
The fall of the empire and the rise of the Chaldeans --
The Medes and the rise of the Persians.
Other Titles: Antico Oriente.
Responsibility: Mario Liverani ; translated by Soraia Tabatabai.
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