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by Marc Van De Mieroop

Author: Marc Van De Mieroop
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (June 9, 2003)
Pages: 336 pages
Category: Other
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by Marc Van De Mieroop (Author).

by Marc Van De Mieroop (Author). ISBN-13: 978-1118718162. Series: Blackwell History of the Ancient World.

Marc Van De Mieroop’s A History of the Ancient Near East is a superb book for students and general readers alike. An introductory chapter defines the Ancient Near East and discusses its prehistory. It also gives an overview of some methodological issues

Marc Van De Mieroop’s A History of the Ancient Near East is a superb book for students and general readers alike  . It also gives an overview of some methodological issues. In the same chapter, a debate section explains the difficulty of dating ancient events and the various chronologies that historians use for the Ancient Near East.

If the history of the Near East has always seemed a little daunting and confusing, this book by one of the .

If the history of the Near East has always seemed a little daunting and confusing, this book by one of the best known writers on the subject should show you the light at the end of the tunnel. Beginning . 000 BC with the advent of the first writing system, Van De Mieroop traces the emergence and development of some of the greatest states and powers, stunning cities and If the history of the Near East has always seemed a little daunting and confusing, this book by one of the best known writers on the subject should show you the light.

This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinary multicultural civilizations of. .O 2004, 2007 by Marc Van De Mieroop BLACKWELL PUBLISHING.

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

Van de Mieroop Ancient History Course Se. Philosophy Before the Greeks: The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia. King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography (Blackwell Ancient Lives).

Van de Mieroop Ancient History Course Set. Marc Van De Mieroop. Mapping the World: A Mapping and Coloring Book of World History, Volume Two: Since 1300. Kris Lane, Richard von Glahn, Bonnie G Smith, Marc Van De Mieroop. Assyria to Iberia: A Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia. Sources of Crossroads and Cultures, Volume II: Since 1300: A History of the World's Peoples.

3000-323 BC Volume 1 of Blackwell History of the Ancient World. illustrated, reprint.

He has written numerous articles and books, including The Ancient Mesopotamian City (1997) and Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History (1999). 3000-323 BC Volume 1 of Blackwell History of the Ancient World.

General Ancient History Books. If the history of the Near East has always seemed a little daunting and confusing, this book by one of the best known writers on the subject should show you the light at the end of the tunnel. Beginning c.

Marc Van De Mieroop is Professor of History at Columbia University. Author’s Note xxi. 1 Introductory Concerns 1. What Is the Ancient Near East? 1. The Sources 3.

This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinarily multicultural civilizations of the Ancient Near East. Beginning with the emergence of writing around 3000 BC, the narrative ranges from the origins of the first cities in Mesopotamia, through the growth of the Babylonian and Hittite kingdoms, to the Assyrian and Persian empires. It ends with the transformation of the Ancient Near East by the conquests of Alexander the Great. A straightforward and concise 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 a selection of Near Eastern texts in translation. Accompanied by plentiful maps and illustrations.