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The ancient Near East : historical sources in translation

Author: Mark W Chavalas
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides the reader with the primary sources for the history of the ancient Near East. Covering the period from the earliest historical and literary texts (ca. 2700 B.C.) to the advent of Alexander the Great (331 B.C.), it presents new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, and other related materials."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark W Chavalas
ISBN: 0631235809 9780631235804 0631235817 9780631235811
OCLC Number: 60375467
Description: xx, 445 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Sumerian early dynastic royal inscriptions / Glenn Magid --
Old Akkadian period texts / Benjamin Studevent-Hickman and Christopher Morgan --
Late third millennium BCE Sumerian texts / Richard Averbeck, Benjamin Studevent-Hickman, and Piotr Michalowski --
Old Babylonian period inscriptions / Frans van Koppen --
Miscellaneous old Babylonian period documents / Frans van Koppen --
Late Bronze Age inscriptions from Babylon, Assyria, and Syro-Palestine / Frans van Koppen [and others] --
Correspondence from El-Amarna in Egypt / Eva von Dassow and Kyle Greenwood --
Hittite historical texts I / Gary Beckman [and others] --
Hittite historical texts II / Kathleen R. Mineck, Theovan den Hout, and Harry A. Hoffner, Jr. --
Neo-Assyrian and Syro-Palestinian texts I / Sarah C. Melville [and others] --
Neo-Assyrian and Syro-Palestinian texts II / Brent A. Strawn [and others] --
Neo-Babylonian period texts from Babylonia and Syro-Palestine / Benjamin Studevent-Hickman, Sarah C. Melville, and Scott Noegel --
Achaemenid period historical texts concerning Mesopotamia / Bill T. Arnold and Piotr Michalowski.
Series Title: Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history.
Responsibility: edited by Mark W. Chavalas.
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This book presents new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, providing the reader with the primary sources for the history of the ancient Near East. * A  Read more...

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