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Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. In this Very Short Introduction, Karen Radner sketches the history of Assyria from city state to empire, from the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC. Since the archaeological rediscovery of Assyria in the mid-19th century, its cities have been excavated extensively in Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Israel, with further sites in Iran, Lebanon, and Jordan providing important information. The Assyrian Empire was one of the most geographically vast, socially diverse, multicultural, and multi-ethnic states of the early first millennium BC.Using archaeological ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Series
Very Short Introductions
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198715900
SKU
V9780198715900
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Ref
99-13

About Karen Radner
Karen Radner is Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History at University College London. Her research concentrates on the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Her books include State Correspondence in the Ancient World: From New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire (OUP 2014) and, edited with E. Robson, The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture (OUP 2011).

Reviews for Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Introductory, readable, no footnotes. Excellent for the general reader seeking a starting point.
Ancient East & West
The ideas and the analyses are combined in a highly readable way, making this "pocket-sized" book a perfect source for the non-professional reader who is interested in one subject or another and wants to become familiar quickly with a certain ... Read more

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