Letters of the Great Kings of the Ancient...

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Author  Trevor Bryce
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   December 18, 2003
ISBN  041525857X
Pages  272

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Offering fascinating insights into the people and politics of the ancient near Eastern kingdoms, Trevor Bryce uses the lettersĀ  of the five Great Kings of Egypt, Babylon, Hatti, Mitanni and Assyria as the focus of a fresh look at this turbulent and volatile region in the late Bronze Age.

Numerous extracts from the letters are constantly interwoven into the fabric of narrative and discussion, and this lively approach allows us to witness history through the eyes of the people who lived it, revealing the personalities and reactions of kings, queens, princes, princesses and royal officials more than 3500 years ago to the current events of the day.

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