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Title The Assyrian and Babylonian Empires and other States of the Near East, from the Eighth to the Sixth Centuries B.C. / edited by John Boardman [and others]
Edition 2nd ed
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991


Description 1 online resource (xix, 906 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Cambridge Ancient History, 2nd ed. ; v. 3, pt. 2
Cambridge ancient history ; v. 3, pt. 2.
Contents PART I ASSYRIA AND BABYLONIA -- Babylonia in the shadow of Assyria (747-626 B.C.) / J.A. Brinkman -- Assyria: Tiglath-Pileser III to Sargon II (744-705 B.C.) / A.K. Grayson -- Assyria: Sennacherib and Esarhaddon (704-669 B.C.) / A.K. Grayson -- Assyria 668-635 B.C.: the reign of Ashurbanipal / A.K. Grayson -- The fall of Assyria (635-609 B.C.) / Joan Oates -- Assyrian civilization / A.K. Grayson -- Babylonia 605-539 B.C. / D.J. Wiseman -- The culture of Babylonia -- Neo-Babylonian society and economy / M.A. Dandamaev -- Babylonian mathematics, astrology, and astronomy / Asger Aaboe -- First-millennium Babylonian literature / Erica Reiner -- PART II THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE BLACK SEA -- Israel and Judah from the coming of Assyrian domination until the fall of Samaria, and the struggle for independence in Judah (c. 750-700 B.C.) / T.C. Mitchell -- Judah until the fall of Jerusalem (c. 700-586 B.C.) / T.C. Mitchell -- The Babylonian Exile and the restoration of the Jews in Palestine (586-c. 500 B.C.) / T.C. Mitchell -- Phoenicia and Phoenician colonization / W. Culican -- Scythia and Thrace -- The Scythians / T. Sulimirski and T. Taylor -- Thrace before the Persian entry into Europe / G. Mihailov -- Anatolia -- The native kingdoms of Anatolia / M. Mellink -- Anatolian languages / O. Masson -- Egypt: the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Dynasties / T.G.H. James
Summary This volume of 'The Cambridge Ancient History' embraces the wide range of approaches and scholarships which have in recent decades transformed our view of late antiquity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 755-867) and index
Subject History, Ancient.
History, Ancient.
Assyria -- History
Babylon (Extinct city) -- History
Middle East -- History.
Iraq -- Babylon (Extinct city)
Middle East.
Middle East -- Assyria.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Boardman, John, 1927-
ISBN 9781139504294