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Who's Who in the Ancient Near East.

Author: Gwendolyn Leick
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2002. ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leick, Gwendolyn.
Who's Who in the Ancient Near East.
London : Taylor and Francis, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn Leick
ISBN: 9780203065815 0203065816
OCLC Number: 1047957663
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
List of Maps --
Preface --
Introduction --
WHO'S WHO IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
R --
S --
T --
U --
W --
X --
Y --
Z --
Glossary --
Outline of the main historical periods --
Bibliography --
Index of personal names --
Index of toponyms and rulers --
Index of dynasties, people and tribes --
Subject index.

Abstract:

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.

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