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Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation (Mark W Chavalas (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9780631235804
Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation (Mark W Chavalas (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9780631235804
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Title: The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation

Author: Chavalas, Mark W (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780631235804

Volumes: 1; Pages: 544

List Price in Cloth: $139.00 Our price: $129.99

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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.ContentsAcknowledgements: Mark W. ChavalasList of ContributorsList of MapsIntroduction: Mark W. ChavalasPart I: Sumerian Early Dynastic Royal InscriptionsPart II: Old Akkadian Period TextsPart III: Late Third Millenium Sumerian TextsPart IV: Old Babylonian Period Inscriptions (van Koppen)Part V: Miscellaneous Old Babylonian Period DocumentsPart VI: Late Bronze Age Inscriptions From Babylon, Assyria, And Syro-PalestinePart VII: Correspondance From El-Amarna In EgyptPart VIII: Hittite Historical Texts IPart IX: Hittite Historical Texts IIPart X: Neo-Assyrian And Syro-Palestinian Texts (I)Part XI: Neo-Assyrian And Syro-Palestinian Texts (II)Part XII: Neo-Babylonian Period Texts From Babylonia And Syro-PalestinePart XIII: Achaemenid Period Historical Texts Concerning MesopotamiaIndices
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