Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation - Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History (Hardback)Mark W. Chavalas (editor)
Hardback 472 Pages / Published: 29/06/2006
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This book presents new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, providing the reader with the primary sources for the history of the ancient Near East. * A primary source book presenting new translations of Mesopotamian and ancient Near Eastern historiographic texts, and other related materials. * Helps readers to understand the historical context of the Near East. * Covers the period from the earliest historical and literary texts (c.2700 B.C.) to the latest Hellenistic historians who comment on ancient Near Eastern history (c.250 B.C.) * Texts range from the code of Hammurabi to the Assyrian royal inscriptions. * A detailed commentary is provided on each text, placing it in its historical and cultural context. * Maps, illustrations and a chronological table help to orientate the reader.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 998 g
Dimensions: 263 x 184 x 31 mm
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