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Paul-Alain Beaulieu - A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75 - 9781405188999 - V9781405188999
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A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75

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Description for A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75 Hardback. During most of its history, Babylon was the capital of a kingdom that corresponded roughly to the southern and central parts of Iraq. This work presents a narrative history of Babylon from the time of its First Dynasty (1880-1595) until the last centuries of the city's existence during the Hellenistic and Parthian periods (ca 331-75 AD). Series: Blackwell History of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAB; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 170. .

Provides a new narrative history of the ancient world, from the beginnings of civilization in the ancient Near East and Egypt to the fall of Constantinople

Written by an expert in the field, this book presents a narrative history of Babylon from the time of its First Dynasty (1880-1595) until the last centuries of the city’s existence during the Hellenistic and Parthian periods (ca. 331-75 AD). Unlike other texts on Ancient Near Eastern and Mesopotamian history, it offers a unique focus on Babylon and Babylonia, while still providing readers with an awareness of the interaction with other states and peoples. ... Read more

A History of Babylon, 2200 BC – AD 75 teaches readers about the most important phase in the development of Mesopotamian culture. The book offers in-depth chapter coverage on the Sumero-Addadian Background, the rise of Babylon, the decline of the first dynasty, Kassite ascendancy, the second dynasty of Isin, Arameans and Chaldeans, the Assyrian century, the imperial heyday, and Babylon under foreign rule.

  • Focuses on Babylon and Babylonia
  • Written by a highly regarded Assyriologist
  • Part of the very successful Histories of the Ancient World series
  • An excellent resource for students, instructors, and scholars

A History of Babylon, 2200 BC - AD 75 is a profound text that will be ideal for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on Ancient Near Eastern and Mesopotamian history and scholars of the subject.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Series
Blackwell History of the Ancient World
Number of Pages
312
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781405188999
SKU
V9781405188999
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About Paul-Alain Beaulieu
Paul-Alain Beaulieu, PhD, is Professor of Assyriology at the University of Toronto. He is the author of several articles and books on the history and culture of Babylonia, as well as the greater spectrum of Mesopotamian history. He has been teaching Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern History for more than twenty years.

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