From an Antique Land (Book published June 30, 2011)

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Publisher  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date   June 30, 2011
ISBN  0742543358
Pages  522

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From an Antique Land introduces the various cultures and literatures of the Ancient Near East, including literature originally written in Egyptian, Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Ugaritic, Canaanite, Hebrew, and Aramaic. The timeframe extends from the invention of writing through the conquest of Alexander the Great. Each chapter includes an overview of the culture, a discussion of literary genres, and descriptions and short analyses of the major literary works.

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