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King Hammurabi of Babylon : a biography

Author: Marc Van de Mieroop
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publ., 2006.
Series: Blackwell ancient lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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* The first biography in English of the famous Babylonian lawgiver, King Hammurabi (fl. 1792 to 1750 BC). * Presents a well--rounded view of Hammurabi's accomplishments. * Describes how Hammurabi  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Van de Mieroop
ISBN: 1405126604 9781405126601
OCLC Number: 255676990
Description: XII, 171 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 22 cm.
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. Hammurabia s Character. 10.Hammurabia s Legacy. 11. On Writinga s Hammurabia s Biography. Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Guide to Further Reading. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell ancient lives.
Responsibility: Marc Van de Mieroop.
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