A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000...

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Author  Marc Van De Mieroop
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   October 6, 2006
ISBN  1405149108
Pages  368

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This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinary multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East.

  • Bestselling narrative of the complex history of the ancient Near East
  • Addresses political, social, and cultural developments
  • Contains in-depth discussion of key texts and sources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Includes numerous maps, illustrations, and a selection of Near Eastern texts in translation
  • Integrates new research, and greatly expands the guides to further reading for this second edition

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