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The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient near East

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This book represents the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary presentation of ancient Near Eastern civilization. The author's study includes treatments of the history of language and systems of writing, the state and society, nutrition and agriculture, artisanry, economics, law, science, religion and magic, art, music, and more.

Synopsis:

""This long-awaited work by the most famous Assyriologist of recent times brings together into a single picture the history, languages, and cultures of the ancient Semitic and Indo-European near East. It embraces intellectual, artistic, economic, political, and social life and brings within the grasp of the nonspecialist the enormous advances that have been made in Assyriology in recent decades"." Philip R. Davies, University of Sheffield

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-254) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802801425
Translator:
Schley, Donald G.
Author:
Schley, Donald G.
Wolfram von Soden:
Author
Author:
Von Soden, Wolfram
Author:
Soden, Wolfram von
Author:
Schley, Donald G.
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich. :
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Middle East Civilization To 622.
Subject:
Archaeology-Near East
Subject:
World History-Ancient History
Series Volume:
11-68
Publication Date:
19940231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
9.38x6.24x.73 in. .94 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , ""This long-awaited work by the most famous Assyriologist of recent times brings together into a single picture the history, languages, and cultures of the ancient Semitic and Indo-European near East. It embraces intellectual, artistic, economic, political, and social life and brings within the grasp of the nonspecialist the enormous advances that have been made in Assyriology in recent decades"." Philip R. Davies, University of Sheffield
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