Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition ofA History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000–323 BCpresents a comprehensive overview of the multiculturalcivilizations of the ancient Near East.
Integrates the most up-to-date research, and includes a richerselection of supplementary materials
Addresses the wide variety of political, social, and culturaldevelopments in the ancient Near East
Updated features include new “Key Debate” boxes atthe end of each chapter to engage students with variousperspectives on a range of critical issues; a comprehensivetimeline of events; and 46 new illustrations, including 12 colorphotos
Features a new chapter addressing governance and continuity inthe region during the Persian Empire
Offers in-depth, accessible discussions of key texts andsources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh